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Diana Toma is a 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 eighty 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 seen as an esteemed professional authority invited to judge and jury art shows, and to speak on behalf of the working artist on open panels. In 2015 she spoke at the The Mayors Office of Cultural Affairs and the The Contemporary Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. Same year Diana became the grand prize winner of the Michaels Springtime in Paris, a national contest with over 11,000 submissions. In 2016 Diana won the 3rd place at The National Arts Program, and 2nd place at Roswell Fine Arts Alliance. Diana currently teaches painting classes at Spruill Center for the Arts in Atlanta area, and Abernathy Arts Center in Sandy Springs. Her teaching approach focuses on fast, free-flowing painting release, and creative un-blockage. To learn more about her work visit her website at www.artbydianatoma.com

Current work: http://artbydianatoma.tumblr.com

Fan page: www.facebook.com/ArtByDianaToma

Contact Diana at diana@artbydianatoma.com

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