Diane Johnson – Ackerman
Di achieved a B.Fine Arts (Hons) from Rhodes University in 1973. There her studies were supervised by Prof. Bradshaw, Prof. Rob Brooks, Tom Mathews, Jos Nel and Neil Rogers.
Highlights of Diane’s Career include
Annual South African Society of Artists‟ Exhibitions Annual Summer Salon and Winter Gala Exhibitions at Hout Street Gallery – Paarl
2009: Prince Albert Gallery. Solo Exhibition. “Karoo Memories” Cape Gallery. Solo Exhibition. “The Strand Jetty” 2008: Cape Gallery. Solo Exhibition. „‟A Window to the Past‟‟ Resident at the Cite International des Arts in Paris during April and May 2007: Cape Gallery. Solo Exhibition. „‟Verandahs, Doorways and Windows‟‟ 2004, 2005, 2006: SA Society of Artists; annual exhibitions: awarded for best works in acrylic for three consecutive years. Also highly commended for etching on two occasions * Awarded Fellowship of SA Society of Artists * Tour of Italy and more specifically traveled to Florence
Nelspruit Municipal Gallery, South Africa.
Borough of Margate, South Africa.
Publications include illustrations of:
Die liefdeskronieke van Basilika, Pirow Bekker.
Die Swart Verskrikking, F. W. Strydom.
South African Cable Yarding and Safety Handbook, Forest Engineering
Print Series, Howard Swan. “Handpicked”.
A Gift for Madiba. Evelyn Benatar. Proceeds to Desmond Tutu HIV
Foundation. ISBN 0-7992-2323-9.
Goosie. Louise van der Merwe. (Educational childrens book).