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#3 Lives With Rain, Mixed Media - 16” x 18"
Dyanne Locati is an award-winning artist, instructor, past president of the Watercolor Society of Oregon; past president / executive vice president and convention director of the Colored Pencil Society of America; signature member of the National Watercolor Society; Arizona Watercolor Association; Western Federation of Watercolor Societies. She is the current president of the Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona. “Texture, line and color play an important role in my artwork. I enjoy working on a variety of surfaces with water media materials.
My artwork is on the abstract side with recognizable subjects created with imagination and structure. I select one subject to use in a series of paintings. With exploration and development, the painting comes alive.” Locati has traveled around the US to organize conventions, teach workshops and judge art shows. Her artwork is featured in and on the cover of 15 books, both in the US and Europe – She has written articles for magazines as well as step-by-step instructions for books.
Locati has been honored with many awards and various accolades in her art career. Winning 2nd place in an International National Watercolor Society show: and is privileged to have artwork selected for purchase awards including work in the collection of Oregon State University. Visit the Portland Art Museum/Rental Sales Gallery to view artwork.