At a time when cynicism and rancor are commonplace,
Diana’s message is fiercely, relentlessly hopeful.
Her palette encompasses earth and sky, wind and water,
and all creatures everywhere.
Don Ryushin Benage, collector, Saint Louis, MO
Diana Stetson's gentle mastery of image and text endears her to me. I find irresistible her practiced hand and elegant heart. She reminds me to meet both the natural world, and myself. Her work is an expression of gratitude and a good medicine.
Joan Logghe, Santa Fe Poet Laureate 2010-2012, NM
“There are a thousand,”
says Indigo, “A thousand
ways to kiss the earth.”
Poem for Diana by Susan Dever, Chair of Cinematic Arts, UNM
“Tell me, what is it that you plan to do with your one
wild and precious life?”
This quote from Mary Oliver on the wall of my studio keeps me focused on a daily basis. What I have been called to do with my life is work as an artist with the intention of creating sanctuary and advocating for the natural world.And what I’ve learned from the most enlightened environmentalists is that this involves advocating for human and civil rights as well: