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DIANA HECHT was born in Pasadena, California. She attended Colorado Women's College where she majored in Art and Secondary Education. She graduated with a BA degree from Colorado Women's College in 1969 with honors in Art.

 

Diana's teaching career began in 1983 with a group of ten students. Today, she teaches once a week at her studio in Pasadena.

 

She spends as much time as possible either painting at her studio or outside "en plein air."

 

Diana has exhibited in many group shows and numerous California Art Club Exhibitions including the 96th, 97th, 98th, and 99th Gold Medal Juried Exhibitions at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. More recently, her paintings have been shown at the Old Mill Gallery and Pearls Boutique in San Marino.

 

Her paintings hang in collector’s homes throughout California as well as in, New York City, Hong Kong, London and Germany.

 

She is an Artist member of The California Art Club and Oil Painters of America.

 

Upcoming Events

2022

San Marino League Art Matters - March 25-27, 2022

Exhibitions:

2020

California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill - "The Golden State" - January 14th, 2020-21

2019

La Casita del Arroyo Foundation - November 3, 2019

2018

California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill - May 22, 2018 - September 16, 2018

• Canyons to Coves

California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill - January 16, 2018 - May 20, 2018

• Signs of Spring: A Day In The Garden

 California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill - September 12, 2017-January 14, 2018

• A Journey Along the California Coast

2016-Present

• Pearls Boutique, Mission St. San Marino, CA

2012

• San Marino Leagues Art matters Encore Art Sale and Show

2010

• California Art Club- 99th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

2009

• California Art Club-98th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

• Diana Hecht and Associate Artists, Painting Exhibition

2008

• California Art Club- 97th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

2007

• California Art Club- 96th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

2003

• Diana Hecht And Associates Exhibit, Pasadena

2002

• Wentworth Exhibit, Pasadena

• 8th. CAC Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

2001

• 7th. CAC Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

2000

• Diana Collins-Hecht and Associates Exhibit, Pasadena

• 6th. CAC Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

 

Gallery Representation:

2016-Present

• Pearls Boutique, Mission St. San Marino, CA

2017-2021

• California Art Club Gallery at the Old Mill, San Marino

2011

​• Segil Fine Art 9th Annual Small Works Show, Monrovia

1983

• The Designing Women, Flintridge

1981

• Atelier Clemens Fine Arts, Pasadena

Publications:

2017

• San Marino Tribune

2007

• Pasadena Star-News

2003

• Pasadena Star-News

2000

• San Marino Tribune

1997

• San Marino Tribune

1983

• Los Angeles Times

• Pasadena Star-News

 

Associations:

• California Art Club, Artist Member

• Oil Painters of America

 

Education:

• Colorado Women's College

• Tim Solliday Workshop

• Kevin Macpherson Workshops

• Gregory Hull Workshops

• Shuqiao Zhou