Diana Gessler

A graduate of the Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida, Diana creates dramatic paintings of the islands and tropics using oil on canvas.  She travels frequently and extensively to locations such as the Caribbean, Europe, Central America, and the Amazon for the inspiration to create her exotic tropical paintings.

Her strong brush strokes and intense colors combined with her ability to manipulate sunlight produces paintings of luxuriant color and rigorous contrast.

For nine years (1969 to 1978) Diana was an Art Director and then Director of Advertising and Promotion for the publishing division of CBS, Inc. in New York City.

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