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educator , painter

Diane Tomash, American Painter, educator. Avocation: hiking in the Catskill Mountain region and the protected New Jersey Pine Barrons. F C. Recipient Rohm and Haas Fine Arts Achievement award, 1995, President's award Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 1997, others Member American Artists Professional League (board directors 1996-1997), Ocean County Artists Guild, Pine Shores Art Association, National Artists Equity Association.


Tomash, Diane was born on August 12, 1955 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of George Joseph and Catherine Agnes (Kennedy) Tomash.


Graduate, Newark School Fine and Indsl Art, 1977. Certified, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1995.


Woven design colorist Dan River Company, New York City, 1977-1978. Textile designer and colorist Covington Fabrics Company, 1978-1980. Freelance wallpaper designer and colorist Norman Blumenthal Inc., 1980-1987, Pinkerton Prints Inc., Paterson, New Jersey, 1980-1987.

Instructor art workshops Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, 1990-1995, adjunct instructor art, 1997. Instructor art Cygnus Creative Arts Center, English Creek, 1995-1997. Artist in residence monotype workshop Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey, Stockton State College Teen Arts Festival, Pomona, New Jersey.

Instructor oil painting Long Beach Island Foundation Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, New Jersey, 2002, Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts.


  • Avocation: hiking in the Catskill Mountain region and the protected New Jersey Pine Barrons. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in solo shows at Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights, New Jersey, Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin, New Jersey. Group shows at Woodmere Art Museum, Salmagundi Club, New York City, National Arts Club, New York City, Pastel Society of America, The Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia, Watermark Gallery, Tuckerton, New Jersey, numerous others. Represented in collections at Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Rohm and Haas Corporation.


Fellow: Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts. Member: Ridgewood Art Institute New Jersey, Creative Artists Network (Philadelphia), Pine Shores Art Association, American Artists Professional League (board directors 1996-1997), Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 2002-2003, (Best Oil Gallery 50 Landscape Show 2002, 2003, Medal of Honor for Graphics, Pastel, Mixed Media 2002, Best in Show 2003, Salmagundi Club award 2003).


  • Other Interests



George Joseph Tomash

Catherine Agnes (Kennedy) Tomash