Diane Nevitt was born in Macclesfield Cheshire in 1955, moving to the Westcountry in the early’ 70’s. Diane studied Fashion and Textile Design at Plymouth College of Art and Textiles at Taunton College of Arts and Technology. Although having a love for textile design, Diane’s first love was painting and she went on to become a professional artist.
Diane worked as an Artist in her own studio for 30 years on Plymouth Waterfront, exhibiting paintings which include Government Offices of the Southwest, Regional Development Agency, Villa Tivoli, Merano, Italy, Anvil Projects Guernsey as well as Westcoutry Television.
In the early nineties Diane studied with the late renowned artist Robert Lenkiewicz in Plymouth .For what proved to be five years of intense tuition. Diane acquired a discipline of painting’s technical requirements including shape, tone and colour. Described by Robert as ‘the loveliest of colourists’s. Diane has now moved back to the Cheshire countryside where her love for art began and is now working from an old converted cotton mill surrounded by the rich colours of the Cheshire countryside she knows and loves so well.
Currently exhibiting work with the Gateway Gallery , Hale, Cheshire.