After 33 years of corporate experience as a Color Matching and Product Development specialist, Diana Marra retired to pursue her lifelong passion for art, attending classes and workshops at Art Academy of Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati, national workshops and traveling to study art in Italy, Greece, Croatia and China. Marra is a member of Cincinnati Art Club, Greater Cincinnati Watercolor Society, Western Ohio Watercolor Society, Queen City Artisans, International Decorative Artisans League, Mixed Media Mavens and Sumi-e Society of America. Her artwork includes fine art paintings, prints, miniatures, notecards, and custom art. She has won awards on a local, national and international level, and exhibited in street fairs, galleries and online. Her work is sold in shows, online and at the Cincinnati Nature Center and Kennedy Heights Arts Center. Since 2014 she has been teaching classes in Asian, Abstract, Color Theory and Mixed Media in Cincinnati, OH, Berea, KY and Italy. Her purpose is to create Art and Beauty in this world, one painting at a time - and to enable others to do the same.