Born 1953, Adelaide. Awarded BAVA 2000. Committed to figuration, the Fleurieau Biennale travelling Scholarship, 2000, helped launch her career as a fine portrait artist. Regular exhibitions since 1992 include the Kedumba Drawing Award 2001, Prospect Portrait Prize, Alice Bale Art Award and the Portia Geach 2002 and 2007.
An art lecturer at Adelaide Central School of Art, Di will qualify as a secondary art teacher in 2008. These drawings are propelled by her fascination with human gesture, the subconscious as source material and beauty.