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After graduating from the University of Montreal in 1976, Diane also studied at L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris. Since then, she has combined a career in teaching and painting and now lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. A contemporary style, vibrant palette and unique perspective characterize her paintings.

Currently Diane’s work is on display at the Cascapedia River Museum, the Castel Di Sangro Museum in Italy, several galleries and fly shops. Also available through her online gallery are original watercolors, limited edition prints. Commissions have been shipped world-wide to private collectors. Diane was invited to participate in “A Graceful Rise” by the American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester VT. She has participated in international watercolor exhibits. Since 2006, Diane has provided artwork to accompany the editorial in Fly Fusion magazine and was selected as the T.U. Canada Artist of the Year 2009. She has participated at the SIMMS (Castel Di Sangro in Italy for their annual fly fishing exhibition) and exhibited artwork at the VI Biennale Iberia-Canadian of Aquarellists in Madrid, Spain. More recently Diane’s work has been accepted into the Shenzhen International Watercolor Biannual in China. She is a member of the Pacific Rim Art Community and the International Watercolor Society (IWS).

Having wandered many of the rivers on both coastlines, Diane is passionate in her representation of the essence of fly fishing beyond the traditional perfect loops and posed shots. Diane relates to snazzy tackle, fishing dogs, friendships, still life and naps on the bank as significant moments that bring us back to the river.

 Fly Fishing Fine Art www.dianemichelin.com


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