During her early years she took the path of industrial draftsmen, where she was able to make a living using her drawing skills. Later after moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, where her children were born, she began her art career. She created playful wall murals for her boys and later turned this passion into her own mural company. For over 11 years she enjoyed success as co-owner of Studio 11 Las Vegas which specialized in art and design. Her work can be found in many prestigious Las Vegas residences, and has been showcased in multiple industry publications as well as in the award-winning New American Home Las Vegas.
Diane has sold many paintings to private collectors, and has donated her artworks to various charitable organizations. In 2010, she was selected by the City of San Diego to be one of a handful of artists nation-wide to participate in the Urban Tree 7 Public Art Exhibition. For this event she produced a 16-foot metal sculpture called “Better Together,” a concept that reflects her deeply held belief of working together to bring about a better world.
Diane was taught that determination and passion for one’s desires created one’s success
In addition to her career as an artist and business woman, Diane has always made time to volunteer in the community and developed a special relationship with Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. She has participated as the art director for Camp Firefly as well as facilitated various collaborative art projects with the Candlelighters kids.
As Executive Director of Project Imagine she is able to bring together her diverse professional strengths to accomplish her lifelong dream of a comprehensive arts in healthcare program for the city of Las Vegas. Her heart has grown immeasurably from her experiences bringing love, laughter and art to children who are battling cancer.
His accomplishments continue as a Cirque du Monde social circus coach where he works with at risk youth and helps to enable young people to achieve their full potential. Jeffrey provides an opportunity for the children to experience positive and personal growth and is a catalyst in boosting their self-confidence and their sense of personal identity.
His time and efforts have reached even further across the world as he was a part of a grassroots organization that traveled to India to bring relief to those suffering in the after math of the 2005 Tsunami that devastated that area.
Jeffrey continues to pioneer the way by bringing music and healing to a wide variety of communities. He is currently working with the Blind Center of Nevada, Mental Health Facilities and well as the children of Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, just to name a few.Music is a universal language that reaches beyond all boundaries to bring people together in Peace.
Music is a universal language that reaches beyond all boundaries to bring people together in Peace.
Since moving to Las Vegas in 2001, Charlotte continues to paint her surroundings, city happenings, and people of influence to her. She has been involved with a variety of community art projects, First Friday, as well as various charity fund raisers. Utilizing her talents and passion to promote and benefit charities she connects with has and will continue to bring joy to her life.
“Any time I’ve shared creative space with another person, offered by even the simplest art, my spirit is rejuvenated. I want to share that feeling as so many others continually share it with me.”