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Diane Canfield Bywaters is an emerita professor of art at the University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, where she taught drawing and painting for thirty years. In addition, she has over forty years of en plein air painting experience. She has been selected to more U.S. National Parks than any other artist having participated in twelve national park residencies including twice at Rocky Mountain National Park, at Hawaii Volcanoes and Alaska’s Denali Wilderness Area.
In addition, she has participated in residencies in Italy and France, and other state parks and private artist-in-residencies. She was honored with both the University’s Excellence in Teaching Award and the Scholarship Award (for her extensive exhibition record and residency participation). She has her MFA degree in painting from Washington University in St. Louis; and was born and raised in Kansas City receiving her BFA in painting from the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
Her artwork is in collections including United Airlines, 3M, the State Department, Michigan Bell, General Motors Corporation, and Pepsi Corporation.
She is also a published author, please see her Artsy article from April 6, 2018. She is available for lectures and/or workshops, and enjoys any opportunity to paint.
She resides in Stevens Point, Wisconsin with her husband, Tom Dailing who is an internationally known jewelry designer, her amazing daughter is studying the sciences, and a menagerie of pets.