Diana Bryan was born in Washington, DC. She studied art at the Pratt Institute, New York; the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, and the Corcoran School of Fine Art, Washington, DC.
Numerous awards and grants include a one year sabbatical for creative personal work from Parsons School of Design. She has exhibited at The Smithsonian Institute, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, the New York Public Library, as well as the Woodstock Artists Association.
Published and commissioned works include Books of the Century, 12 murals installed at the New York Public Library; and five volumes illustrated by the artist. Bryan was also chief animator for several video productions including The Fisherman and His Wife and The Monkey People.
Bryan’s work has also been featured in Martha Stewart Living, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and The Washington Post.