Diana Alm Liston
Desert Nights Studio
Silversmith / jeweler, sculptor, painter, reinventor, woodworking, Art Dolls, photographer, graphicartist, and ceramic arts
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About Diana :
Diana Alm Liston began her art career as a 2 dimensional artist - painter and photographer. She has a degree in Art from the University of Southern California - Art History - specializing in Art Restoration. Upon graduation, she worked as a graphic designer/illustrator. Diana’s photographs were awarded showings in the prestigious Orange County Fair.
She worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District as an art and science teacher and finally the webmaster for the District’s website. Her artwork for LAUSDnet Kids has been viewed by children and adults around the world. While working, she began working with fused glass. and ceramics Her glass pieces explored bold colors and dramatic effects. Diana’s clay pieces are playful and unique.
Diana began working with lapidary and silversmithing under the guidance and tutelage of master artist Mark Payne. Diana’s work puts a modern spin on the traditional motifs and stones of southwest design. Her jewelry and artwork have found homes around the world.