Diana Toma is an award winning Romanian visual artist currently teaching and creating in Atlanta, Georgia. Influenced by the European culture in which she was raised and enriched with American flavor; her style arrived at a unique cross that blends traditional techniques in a contemporary approach. Holding a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from the prestigious Romanian University of Art and Design in Cluj-Napoca, Diana has been engaging with the art community since 1995 showcasing her work in over a hundred international group exhibitions and eight solo art shows. Diana is often invited to judge and jury art shows and to speak on behalf of the working artist on panels discussions, such as The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, and at The Contemporary Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. Between 1995 and 2021 Diana won an array of awards locally as well as on an international level. Her artworks have been showcased in art magazines, billboards, and acquired for display in public spaces. Diana is the demonstration chair for Georgia Watercolor Society and the former IWS USA branch president of the International Watercolor Society. Diana also teaches painting classes for adults in the grater Atlanta area, and at other art centers within the USA and abroad. Her teaching approach focuses on fast, free-flowing painting release, and overcoming creative blockages.