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Diane Sanborn Art
Diane Sanborn

Diane Di Bernardino Sanborn, Professor at Glendale Community College, was born in Chicago, IL and lives and works in Scottsdale, AZ. Her degrees include an MFA in Drawing and Painting, from Governors State University IL, a BS Art Ed from Illinois State University and an Associate’s Degree in Art Transfer Studies, Triton College, IL.
As an undergraduate at ISU, she had the opportunity to study with Professors Emeritus, Harold Gregor and Kenneth Holder.

She is the past founder, and director of BRIO Fine Arts, an organization dedicated to fostering creativity and the arts education of hundreds of students in the Southwest. She also is a juror and a curator for area art exhibits.

Diane is a contemporary painter. Her work has been included in many national exhibits, including NY. She is the recipient of an Ox-Bow residency through the School of the Art Institute, a summer residency at the Torpedo Factory and has been nominated from the AZ Governors Best in Arts Education. In 2012, Diane was recognized as Outstanding Adjunct Professor of Glendale Community College where she currently teaches courses in Painting, Color Theory and Art Marketing. Her philosophy as a working artist is to be not only a mentor to her students but also to share her work and processes.