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Photo credit: Courtesy of the artist

Donna Diamond was born and raised in New York City. She attended Boston University School of Art and received a BFA in Sculpture. Encouraged by Robert Blackburn, she pursued printmaking at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.

Creating monotypes and drawings, Ms Diamond went on to make art for books, where her work met with critical success. In 2010, she completed a suite of seventeen paintings that was published as a wordless book called THE SHADOW by Candlewick Press. The books in which Ms. Diamond’s art appears have won numerous awards including The Newbery Medal and The Irma Simonton Black Award.

In 2013 Ms. Diamond received the BRIO Award for Drawing from The Bronx Council on the Arts. In 2012, she was chosen as a the subject of The Bronx Council on the Arts ‘Artist Spotlight’. Ms. Diamond received the 2011 BRIO Award for Printmaking, and later in the year participated in the New York Print Club’s ‘Artists’ Showcase’. Two of her linoleum cuts were published and exhibited by Cannonball Press in 2010. In 2008, she received the BRIO Award for Book Arts.

In the past three years, her work has been widely exhibited in galleries and museums, both nationally and internationally.

Ms. Diamond is currently creating prints, drawings, and books in her studio and at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.

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