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Diana Toma is an award winning Romanian visual artist currently teaching and creating in Atlanta, Georgia. Deeply influenced by the European culture and enriched with American flavor, her style arrived at a unique cross between the elegance of classics and the spontaneity of street art, blending traditional techniques in a contemporary approach.

Diana has been engaging with the art community since 1995 participating in numerous art projects, art camps and art-festivals, and showcasing her work in over a hundred Group Exhibitions and Solo Art Shows. Holding a Master Degree in Fine Arts from the prestigious Romanian University of Art and Design in Cluj-Napoca, Diana is often invited to judge and jury art shows, and to speak on behalf of the working artist on open panels, such as The Mayors Office of Cultural Affairs, and at the The Contemporary Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2015 Diana became the grand prize winner of the Michaels Springtime in Paris, a national contest with over 11,000 submissions. Between 2016 and 2018 Diana won an array of awards, such as 2nd place at GWS National. Diana currently teaches painting classes at Spruill Center for the Arts in Atlanta area, and Abernathy Arts Center in Sandy Springs, and at other locations around US. Her teaching approach focuses on fast, free-flowing painting release, and creative un-blockage.

To see her current work visit her usual blog at artbydianatoma.tumblr.com

Fan page: www.facebook.com/ArtByDianaToma

Contact Diana at diana@artbydianatoma.com

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