Diane Herder is a resident of Gibbstown, New Jersey. An artist and photographer her work has been on display at the "Ian Michael Galley and in the private collections of Marla and Marty Haglund, Robin and Alan Ross, Leo and Barbara Methevan, Donald and Kathleen Hay, Dr. Robert Guilday, Carlo Emmens, Jessica Phleffer and Bruce and Christine Wilcox. The recipient of many awards and placements throughout South Jersey and Pennsylvania, Diane has exhibited in a One Artist Show in 2006 for Johnson and Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Most recently Diane has incorporated into her artwork and photography the medium of wax (Encaustics). With the introduction of this medium she hopes to continue in this journey of creativity.
Awards and Placements worth mentioning are as follows:
2016 Senior Art Program for the State of New Jersey: Mixed Media/Encaustics: "Explosion in Color" 1st Place
Senior Art Show: "Explosion in Color", Mixed Media/Encaustics: 1st Place, Rowan College, Deptford NJ.
2014 Senior Art Show: "Studies in Color", Mixed Media/Encaustics: Honorable Mention, Rowan College, Deptford NJ.
2013 Galleria Deptford: Art Display
2010 National Arts Program Foundation: "Metamorphosis", 3rd Place
2006 Philadelphia Sketch Club: Display, Datura Inoxia #2, 1st Place, Annual Flower Show Exhibit (March 19–April 2)
2005 National Arts Program Foundation: "The Bicycle Shop", 2nd Place
2003 Perkins Center for the Arts: Photography 23, "Fire Hydrant"
2000 Perkins Center for the Arts: Photography 19, Juried Award for "Artistic Excellence” and Purchase Award, Johnson & Johnson:“In My Sister’s Arms”
A.I. Dupont Photography Contest: "Reflections of Childhood" , Honorable Mention
1998-99 Camden Community College: “Journey’s End" and “Prince Robert”, 1st Place and Best Show