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American commission artist / painter Diane Jorstad welcome's you to commission a painting or commission a portrait, custom hand painted art from your photo photograph to a painting. Or purchase an original fine art oil painting. Diane is an experienced professional portrait artist. Her portraiture art include: People / family portraits: includes children’s portraiture and adult portraits of all ages. Children's and adult portrait art samples include head and shoulders and full body artwork. Mediums used are oil paintings on stretched canvas and canvas panel or the mixed media of colored pencil and pastel on paper or illustration board. Animal pet portraits: as a pet portrait artist Jorstad’s artwork includes all animals, but most people want a pet portrait painting of their family dog or cat from their favorite photo/ photograph. Mediums include oil and mixed media of colored pencil and watercolor. House home church portrait: commission a custom painting of your house from your photo / photograph to an original oil painting. Or purchase / buy an original oil painting. Realism artworks for sale in freelance artist Diane Jorstad’s art gallery are beautiful fine art of still life (traditional, realistic) oil paintings on canvas, landscape scenic and floral flower original oil paintings on canvas. Also available are colored pencil artwork in a variety of illustration art including animal art. Diane's artwork has been selling since 1987 at a variety of regional retail fine art galleries, shops, restaurants, as well as from her working art studio. On page are samples of art commission / commissioned art. Art is hand painted in a representational realistic detailed traditional realism style. My complete website is: www.dianejorstad.com

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Artist Commission portraits children adults Cabot, PA
Pet portraits, pet portrait artist, dog cat animal Cabot, PA
Home portrait, house portraiture, church Cabot, PA
Landscape art oil painting artist Cabot, PA
Still life original oil painting art Cabot, PA
Floral flower art oil painting Cabot, PA
Realistic colored pencil Illustration art Cabot, PA
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Gardening
Work Experience:
FINE ART RESUME 2008
MAGAZINE COVER ART

“Art Calendar” Magazine December 2005 Greg and LaVerne: Colored Pencil
“Fruit for the Spirit” A Daily Devotional by Rev. Dr. Jertie Hurley/ Year 2007 & 2008

REGIONAL AND LOCAL FINE ART GALLERY/SHOPS AND SALES OF ART –2008 THRU 1990
Jorstad's  Art Studio Commission Sales Laurel Tree, Butler, PA
AABC Gallery, Butler, PA Art 3 Gallery, Manchester, New Hampshire
Dargate Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
Blackwood Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA From the Heart Gallery, Somerset, PA Pat’s Antiques, Butler, PA
Jada’s Shops, Cabot, PA
Saxonburg Library, Saxonburg, PA
Artist Connection, Allison Park, PA
CountryMouse/City Mouse, Blaunox, PA
Stevenson House, Butler, PA
Peddlers Barn Saxonburg, PA,
Treasure Unfold, Pittsburgh PA
Linda’s Arts and Antiques, Freeport, PA
Affordable Gifts, Saxonburg, PA
Rellins, Butler, PA
From the Heart, Cranberry, PA
Boldy’s Restaurant, Cabot, PA
Saxonburg Country Store, Saxonburg, PA
Volant Mills, Volant, PA

SELECTED LIST OF AWARDS

“Third Place” • AABC’s 14th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit, Butler PA 2004
“Best of Show” • God Bless the Animals Art show, Associated Artist of Butler County, 2002
“Evelyn Nicholas Portrait Award “ • 56th AABC Annual Spring Show, Butler PA, 2000
“Rumbaugh Award” • 2000 Saxonburg Festival of the Arts, Saxonburg, Pennsylvania
“Best of Show” • 65th Annual AABC Spring Show Exhibit, Butler PA 1999
“Honorable Mention” • Freeport Area
Education:
Laube Hall, Freeport PA 1991
“Jurors Award” • Penn Hills Art Association, Penn Hills PA 1991
“Second Place ” • Butler County Music & Arts Festival, Butler Pennsylvania 1991
“Honorable Mention” • Butler County Music & Arts Festival, Butler Pennsylvania 1991
“Second Place” • Slippery Rock Heritage Days, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 1991
“Second Place” • 40th Annual Fort Armstrong Folk Festival , Kittanning Pennsylvania 1991
“First Place” • Butler County Music & Arts Festival, Butler Pennsylvania 1990
“Special Award” • Butler County Music & Arts Festival, Butler Pennsylvania 1990
“Jurors Award” • Monroeville Mall Miracle Mile Show, Monroeville Pennsylvania 1990
“First Place” • East Suburban Arts League, Murrysville Pennsylvania 1990
“First Place” • Leechburg 1990 Art Festival, Leechburg Pennsylvania 1990
“Honorable Award” • Fort Armstrong Folk Festival , Kittanning Pennsylvania 1990
“First Place” • Slippery Rock Heritage Days Art & Exhibit, Slippery Rock, PA 1990
“First Place” • Kennerdale Art & Music Festival, Kennerdale Pennsylvania 1990
“Best Of Show” • 56th AABC Annual Spring Show Exhibit, Butler Pennsylvania 1990

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTION

Gardner-Pingree House, Peabody Museum, Salem Massachusetts
Butler County Community College, Butler PA
Penn United Technology Inc., Cabot PA
Zion United Methodist Church, Sarver PA
Butler Veterans Medical Center, Butler PA
Pennsylvania American Water Company, Butler PA
Latmer & Mayer Printers & Lithographers Inc., Oakmont PA
Winfield Elementary School, South Butler School District, Cabot PA

ONE / THREE PERSON EXHIBITION
2008 Inspirosity Gallery One Person Show October/November
2005 Allegheny Valley Hospital Gallery of Art, Month of May – Diane Jorstad
2004 “Artist Diane Jorstad”, Saxonburg Area Library Public Exhibit, Saxonburg PA
2003 Western Pennsylvania Hospital “Gallery of Art - Diane Jorstad” Pittsburgh PA
2001 “Exhibition of Works”, The Associated Artists of Butler County Memb
Organizations / Affilations:
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2006 “Complements: Art & Food, Art 3 Gallery, Manchester , New Hampshire
2003 “Seeing Red” , Art 3 Gallery, Manchester , New Hampshire
2004 “Seeing Red”, Associated Artists of Butler County, Butler, PA
2003 “AABC 68th Annual Spring Show”, Associated Artists of Butler County, PA
2004 “ AABC Art 24 Auction”, Associated Artists of Butler County, Butler, PA
2005 “AABC 2001 Christmas Show & Sale”, Associated Artists of Butler County, PA
2000 “AABC 66th Spring Show”, Associated Artists of Butler County, PA
2000 “ Currier Gallery of Art’s Designer Showhouse”, Art 3 , Manchester, NH
1999 “AABC 65th Spring Show”, Associated Artists of Butler County, PA
1998 “AABC 1998 Christmas Show & Sale”, Associated Artists of Butler County, PA
1997 La Fond Gallery, Pittsburgh PA, • Artwork on display in gallery
1998 From the Heart, Fine Arts and Crafts, Somerset, Pennsylvania
1996 Cottage Gallery, Carmel California • Artwork on display in gallery
1995 “AABC 1995 Christmas Show & Sale”, Associated Artists of Butler County, PA
1994 Morales Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina , Artwork on display
1993 “20th Hoyt Regional Art Show”, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle PA
1993 “ The 1993 Hoyt National Art Show”, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle PA
1992 Freeport Art Show, “American Heritage”, Laube Hall, Freeport, PA
1991 “10th Annual Monroeville Mall Art Exhibition”, Monroeville , Pennsylvania
1990 “ Greater Monroeville Juried Art Festival”, Monroeville, Pennsylvania

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Butler Eagle 'Showcase', May12, 2006 "Cabot artist gets magazine cover."
Valley News Dispatch, April 18, 2005 “Hometown Treasures”
“The Latest Word” Volume 13, Number 5, May 2003
“News & Events” Gallery of Art: Diane E. Jorstad
Butler Eagle: Friday, November 11, 1994 “Associated Artist hold Annual Show”
Butler Eagle: Wednesday, December 15, 1993
“Realism at the heart of oil, pencil art display at community college”.
The Larry Berg Rad
Diane Jorstad is located in Cabot, PA and has the following skills: Artist Commission portraits children adults, Pet portraits, pet portrait artist, dog cat animal, Home portrait, house portraiture, church, Landscape art oil painting artist, Still life original oil painting art, Floral flower art oil painting, Realistic colored pencil Illustration art
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Artist Commission portraits children adults

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Please review my website at www.dianejorstad.com
Years Experience: 20

Pet portraits, pet portrait artist, dog cat animal

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Please review my website at www.dianejorstad.com I have taught art classes at acredited community college and vo technical school.
Years Experience: 20

Home portrait, house portraiture, church

Category: Art / Creative
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Relevant Education / Credentials
Please review my website at www.dianejorstad.com I have taught art classes at acredited community college and vo technical school.
Years Experience: 20

Landscape art oil painting artist

Category: Art / Creative
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Relevant Education / Credentials
Please review my website at www.dianejorstad.com I have taught art classes at acredited community college and vo technical school.
Years Experience: 20

Still life original oil painting art

Category: Art / Creative
Description
Relevant Education / Credentials
Please review my website at www.dianejorstad.com I have taught art classes at acredited community college and vo technical school.
Years Experience: 20

Floral flower art oil painting

Category: Art / Creative
Description
Relevant Education / Credentials
Please review my website at www.dianejorstad.com I have taught art classes at acredited community college and vo technical school.
Years Experience: 20

Realistic colored pencil Illustration art

Category: Art / Creative
Description
Relevant Education / Credentials
Please review my website at www.dianejorstad.com I have taught art classes at acredited community college and vo technical school.
Years Experience: 20