Diane Lounsberry-Williams

Curriculum Vitae



Central Washington University,  Specialized Training: Experimental Watermedia and Transparent Watercolor, Encaustic, Cold Wax and Oil 



2002 Public Arts Commission, University of Nebraska, Lincoln Teachers' College

2001 Individual Artists Fellowship, Nebraska Arts Council

2001 Public Arts Commission, University of Nebraska, Omaha – Art & Sciences 



Gallery 92 West, Fremont, NE  2018

AndersonO’Brien Fine Art Gallery,  2007, 2013

Alan B. Dow Museum of Arts & Sciences, Midland, MI.  2007  

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art Gallery, Omaha, NE   2004

Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, NE  2003

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art Gallery, Omaha, NE   1997   

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art Gallery, Omaha, NE   1994



Cold Wax Medium, Techniques, Concepts and Conversations.  2017

The Briar Cliff Review, Volume 24, 2013.  Briar Cliff University

The Briar Cliff Review, Volume 22, 2010.  Briar Cliff University

The Briar Cliff Review, Volume 21, 2009.  Briar Cliff University

Omaha Magazine, Art Feature.  May/June 2009

Best in Watercolor, Volume 3: Rockport Publishers, 1999

Best in Watercolor Series - Abstracts; Rockport Publishers 1966



Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha Ne - Abstract Painting

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha NE - Watercolor 



Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition 2001. Golden, CO. 

Kansas Watercolor Society Seven State Exhibition 2000.  Wichita Art Museum, KS.  

Award:  The Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace, and Schwartz Patron Purchase Award 

Kansas Watercolor Society Invitational Honor Show.  Wichita, KS.  2000.  Jurors Cash Award. 

Kansas Watercolor Society Seven State Exhibition.  Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS.

Awards:  KWS Cash Award, Doctors Jan and Hugh Riordan Patron Purchase Award 1999

Fred Wells National Juried Exhibition, NE.  Wesleyan University, 1997. Juror’s Merit Award, 1999.  Daphne Anderson Deeds, Curator of Exhibitions and Programs, Yale University Art Gallery. 

National Watercolor Society Signature Member Juried Exhibition, 1997, 1998.  Downey  Museum of Art. Fullerton, CA 

Georgia National Watercolor Exhibition, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA. Award: Outstanding Achievement in Watercolor. 1997   Juror: Katherine Chang Liu

Taos National Exhibition of American Watercolor II.  Juror:  Carol E. Barnes.  1996.

Kansas Watercolor Society, Seven State Exhibition.  Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS.  

Awards:  Patron’s Purchase Award, 1996.  Dr. and Mrs. Dean Ritchie Award, 1998                

Phi Theta Kappa Six State Competitive Exhibition, 1996 

Kansas Watercolor Society, Five State Exhibition.  1993, 1994, 1995.

National Watercolor Society, Signature Member Exhibition, Fullerton, CA, 1992.

Kansas Watercolor Society, Five State Exhibition.  Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

Juror’s 2nd Place “Friends of KWS” Award.  Fidelity Savings Association Patron Purchase Award. 1992

National Watercolor Society 71st Annual 1991 Exhibition.  Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA.  1991 - 1992.

Kansas Watercolor Society, Five State Exhibition.  Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS.  Award:  Fidelity Saving Association Purchase Patron Award.  3/91.

National Watercolor Society 70th Annual 1990 Exhibition.  Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA.  1990 - 1991.

Fred Wells 14 1990 Juried Show of the Central Time Zone, "On Paper, Of Paper."  Nebraska Wesleyan University, Elder Gallery, Lincoln, NE.  1/90 - 2/90.  Juror:  Cynthia Nartonis, Boston. 

Michigan Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition.  5/88 - 4/89.

Michigan Watercolor Society, 42nd Annual Exhibition.  Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.  5/88.  Juror:  Jan Van der Marck, Chief Curator of 20th Century Art, Detroit Institute of Arts.

Jesse Besser Museum, Two Person Show.  Alpena, MI. 4/88 - 5/88.

The Northeast Michigan Artist Juried Exhibition, Jesse Besser Museum.  Alpena, MI.  1985, 1986, 1987.

Saginaw State of the Arts Exhibition.  "Art in Public Places."  Saginaw, MI.  1/88.

27th Annual Tawas Bay Waterfront Art Show, Tawas City, MI.  1987.  Award:  1st Place for Watercolors. 

"Our Town" Juried Art Exhibition, Birmingham, MI.  Sponsored by Carson Business Interiors, 9/87. 

The Edgewood College, Madison National Art Exhibition, Madison, WI.  Sponsored in conjunction with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, and Smith, Inc.  10/87.  Juror:  Sondra Freckleton.



2017 Nebraska Artist Biennial, Omaha, NE

Sarah and George Art Auction, Joslyn Art Museum  June, 2006

Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) Invitational Exhibition. Kearney, NE  March 2001

Concordia University, Marxhausen  Gallery, “Abstract Balance”.  Seward, NE  1999 

Kansas Artist Coalition, Kansas City, KS, 1994. 

Artists Choosing Artists Invitational, The Burkholder Project, Lincoln, NE. 1/94.

University Place Art Center, Wesleyan Laboratory Gallery Group Show, Lincoln, 

NE.  7/89.




University of Nebraska/UNMC Health Science Building, Kearney, NE

Immanuel Health Systems, Omaha NE

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Landmark, Inc. Omaha, NE

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Union Bank & Trust Co., Omaha, NE

Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA

Hilton Hotel, Omaha, NE.

University of Nebraska, Omaha, College of Arts & Sciences

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Teachers College

UNMC Transplant Center, Omaha, NE

McGrath, North, Mullin & Kratz Law Firm, Omaha, NE

American National Bank, Omaha, NE

Central States Insurance, Omaha, NE

First National Bank of Omaha, Omaha, NE

Smith, Peterson, Beckman & Willson Law Firm, Council Bluffs, IA

Acceptance Insurance Co., Omaha, NE

Fidelity Savings Association, Wichita, KS

Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C. National Archives

Fraser, Stryker, Vaughn Law Firm, Omaha, NE

Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace and Schwartz Law Firm, Wichita, KS

Linweld Inc. Lincoln, NE

Tawas Bay Landmark Corporation, East Tawas, MI

North Bay Pointe Condominium Project, Design Developer, Inc. Tawas City, MI

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