Donna Diamond was born and raised in New York City. She attended Boston University School of Art and received a BFA in Sculpture. Encouraged by Robert Blackburn, she pursued printmaking at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.
Ms. Diamond is a recipient of the 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, and was selected as a Gregory Millard Named Fellow. She is also a 2017 recipient of an AE Ventures Foundation grant in recognition of the breadth of her artistic work. She is a four-time winner of the BRIO Award from the Bronx Council on the Arts in the categories of Drawing, Printmaking, and Book Arts, and was chosen as the subject of the Bronx Council on the Arts “Artists’ Spotlight”. Ms. Diamond has been published and exhibited by Cannonball Press, and has participated in the New York Print Club’s “Artists’ Showcase”. Her work was recently featured in “On Paper – The Journal of the Washington Print Club”, and several articles on her work and artistic process appear on the art blog, ‘Art I See’. Creating prints and drawings, Ms. Diamond has also created art for books, where her work met with critical success.
Ms. Diamond’s work has been widely exhibited across the United States, as well as internationally, in galleries and museums that include The International Print Center New York, The Bronx Museum, Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano – Printmaking International Biennial in Peru, The Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery in Scotland, The Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art in Virginia, The Monmouth Museum in New Jersey, The Robert Blackburn 20/20 Gallery in New York City, The Manhattan Graphics Center in New York City, The Washington Printmakers Gallery in Maryland, and The Longwood Gallery in the Bronx.
Ms. Diamond is currently creating drawings, prints, and books in her studio and at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.