Diane Adams

2018 - 2019 School Year

Lafayette School

Lafayette School

Lafayette School

Lafayette School

Lafayette School

Ringgold

Ringgold

Ringgold

Ringgold

2019 - 2020

Bradford House Museum working with Washington High School, Washington County, Pennsylvania -

Students re-enacting the Washington Whiskey Rebellion & sketch for their 18th Century Mural


2015 – 2016

Clark School

Washington County, Pennsylvania

2017 - 2018

Lafayette School Uniontown

Fayette County, Pennsylvania

2018 – 2019

Ringgold

Washington County, Pennsylvania

Trinity

Washington County, Pennsylvania

2019 - 2020

Bradford House Museum working with Washington High School Students

Washington County, Pennsylvania


Trinity -

January for 1 Semester

Washington County, Pennsylvania

Diane Adams

Diane Adams is a seasoned artist in a multitude of media. She is an accomplished oil painter, airbrush artist, watercolor artist, and a muralist. Having worked half of her professional career as an art director, Diane designed T-shirts for Mortal Kombat, the NFL, and Andy Griffith for United American Video and has illustrated covers for the National Association for Campus Activities magazine as well as advertising for many famous entertainers.

 

She has received numerous printers PICA awards for her graphic designs in advertising including posters for Carrot Top and other major entertainers such the Zoppe Circus while she was Advertising Art Director for the National Association for Campus Activities. Locally she also spent several years as Art Director for Stahls Hotronix in Masontown, PA, creating advertising materials for their many products; and was also employed as a graphic designer for Adam Filippo advertising agency in Pittsburgh.

 

She is now self employed and spends most of her time painting commissioned oil and watercolor paintings and large scale indoor and outdoor murals. Diane has painted murals for The Trail Town Project in Rockwood, PA, Sprout Project in Pittsburgh for a mural in Oakdale, PA, and recently working on the largest mural yet in Myersdale, PA. The Myersdale mural is located on the back of the Somerset Trust Bank building and is being funded by the bank.


Diane has also painted murals for Home Depot and other commercial businesses such as restaurants, hair salons, bars, and cafes and in many residential homes for over 30 years. She has been featured in the Tribune Review, Somerset Daily American and the Observer Reporter newspapers for her mural work. The Trail Town Project was painted in the town of Rockwood along the bike trails in the Allegheny Mountains. The project was a grant funded project and was unveiled during the 250th anniversary of Pittsburgh celebration the end of September, 2009. Oakdale mural was also a grant funded mural project for Allegheny County. Another local accomplishment is her series of historic paintings of Claysville, PA which have been reproduced in print and available in galleries. 

 

She received the high honor of the Zalton Zabo watercolor award for an original sepia tone watercolor exhibited in a show in Charlotte, NC entitled the Card Game. Carrot Top once commissioned her to do an oil painting for him when she lived in Charlotte, NC and Shelly Long acquired one of her watercolor paintings titled “Man with a Chicken Bone” in a cancer fundraiser in Columbia, SC. Diane is a graduate of the Art Institute in Pittsburgh. She went on to study Impressionism in Aix en Provence, France which has greatly influenced her painting style.