Diane DeLaMater Schmidt
The Artist was raised in Tucson, Arizona and lived in the Kansas city, MO area with her husband Gary and son Mike. She and Gary currently reside in Sarasota, Florida.
Schmidt is a signature member of American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society,The Watercolor Honor Society, Rocky Mountain Watermedia Society and 12 others.
Awards: selected from over 70 local to international awards
Pennslyvania Watercolor Society 2011, First Place
National Watercolor Society 2010, Hilford award for abstract painting
National Watercolor Society all members 2008, Ejnar Hansen award
Artist’s Magazine contest, 2006 third place experimental, 2012 Honorable Mention
Schmidt sent herself to art school at age 33, was ranked #1 in her class and recruited by
Hallmark Cards. She also studied sculpture, fine art and art history at the Ringling School of
Art and Design in Sarasota, FL., Commercial and fine art at community colleges, and workshops.