Diane Thompson | Sculptor profile
Diane Thompson Untitled

Diane Thompson

  • Works online: 2 Total prizes: 1
  • Preferred media: mixed media,
  • Sculpture styles: abstract,
  • Sculpture scales: small (0 - 100cm),
  • Sculpture settings: indoor,
  • Works to Comission: Yes
  • Runs Classes: No
Diane Thompson short bio

Diane Thompson  Bio 2021

Diane Thompson lives and works in the Central Victorian bush lands on Jaara Country. She completed a Diploma in Art and Design at Prahran College of Advanced Education in Melbourne. She also completed Art & Design: Printmaking 2 at Latrobe University, Bendigo in 1993. After starting a family in 1998 Diane started focused her practice on sculpture and in 2007 completed a Diploma in Engineering: Sculptural Welding BRIT Castlemaine. She has received acknowledgement for her work including Highly Commendations: Lot 19 Sculpture Prize 2022, Art Prize St Johns Southgate 2017, Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show in conjunction with Association of Sculptors of Victoria 2012, The Tesselaar Sculpture Prize 2010 and Exploring Themes of Loss & Grief Castlemaine Art Gallery & Museum 2008. She was awarded the Winner in The Inaugural Association of Sculptures of Victoria Award: Castlemaine State Festival 2011 and The Tesselar Sculpture Prize 2009. Diane was also awarded the public commission for The Nalderun Indigenous Sculptural Garden Program: Castlemaine 2018. She began her arts practise as a printmaker and now focuses on sculpture working with a range of materials. She enjoys the versatility of steel, resin and the transformation of everyday objects in studio pieces and large outdoor work.

 

‘Contemplation in the bush enables me to make the unseen visible through art making as I explore the sacred connection to the environment ’

Diane Thompson 2021

Exhibitions History
Castlemaine State Festival Castlemaine State Festival
Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show
2011 Untitled
Prizes History
Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show
2011 Untitled won Highly Commended