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Diana Ison Hancock Edit Profile

artist , illustrator

Diana Ison Hancock, artist, illustrator. Certified secondary teacher South Carolina, Georgia. Recipient International awards, American Needlepoint, 1974, First Place award, PICA, awards, 1985.


Hancock, Diana Ison was born on September 28, 1937 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Franklin Miller and Virginia (Eaddy) Greene.


Bachelor in Economics, Queen's College, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1959. Associate of Arts in Advertising, Central Piedmont Community College, 1976.


Teacher Public Schools, South Carolina, Georgia, 1959—1961. Freelance designer Charlotte, 1961—1980. District collegiate director Phi Mu National Fraternity, 1973—1974.

Needlepoint designer Pat's Pointers, Field Enterprises, 1974—1976. Director publications Winthrop College, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1980—1981. Vice president Jerry Hancock Agency, Charlotte, 1981—1986.

Freelance artist Catawba, North Carolina, since 1986. President, designer God's Greene Earth, Sherrills Ford, since 1987.


  • Certified secondary teacher South Carolina, Georgia.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Florence Museum Art, South Carolina, 1971, exhibited in group shows at International Needlepoint Exhibition, Monaco, 1974, Represented in permanent collections Mint Museum History, Charlotte.


Delaware Charlotte Panhellenic Council, 1974—1976. Board directors Charlotte Pops, 1984—1985. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (chapter secretary 1976), Charlotte Symphony Women's Association, National Society Tole Decorative Painters, Order Eastern Star Lodge (life member Rainbow Girls, Rainbow Girls worthy adviser 1955-1956), Phi Mu (Gamma Gamma chapter, chaplain 1958-1959).


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, horseback riding.


Married Wade Hampton Ison III, December 26, 1959 (deceased February 1985). Children: Virginia Ison Knox, Wade Hampton IV, Tirzah Kennedy, David Miller. Married Jerry Truman Hancock, June 29, 1985.

Franklin Miller Greene

Virginia (Eaddy) Greene

Wade Hampton Ison III

Jerry Truman Hancock

Virginia Ison Knox Hancock

Wade Hampton IV Hancock

Tirzah Kennedy Hancock

David Miller Hancock