Diane Ziemski Fine Art Watercolors







Diane Ziemski

Diane Ziemski Fine Art Watercolors

Little Rock, AR


Diane Williams Ziemski lives in Little Rock, AR with her husband Larry. She was raised in Helena, AR and graduated from UCA with a degree in Home Economics. She taught school in Dumas, AR for 25 years. She was Technology Coordinator for the Adult Education Section of the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education, until her retirement in 2002. It was then that she began fine art painting, primarily with watercolors, and is self-taught. Her sons and their wives Dr. Bryan Yarnell and Dr. Christie Burnett-Yarnell, and Dr. David Yarnell, and Dr Katherine Yarnell, are all medical doctors. She paints only in watercolors, and especially enjoys portraits, florals, and wildlife.

Her painting "Yellow Rose after Texas" which has been juried into several exhibits was chosen to be one of the featured paintings in "SPLASH 11, the best of watercolor, New Directions", an internationaly publshed book. She is one of only 3 Arkansans to have been included in the series.

Watercolor USA, in Springfield, MO, has accepted her painting "Primary Jiggles" in their 50th anniversary exhibition. June 11 - August 7th, 2011...... This is a nationally juried exhibition.

She is a signature member of Mid-Southern Watercolorists. She was juried into the 2008 Texas and Neighbors Exhibit, and the 2008 Small Works North America in Connecticut. She had a solo exhibit at the Delta Cultural Center, a part of the Arkansas Heritage Department. Her painting "Helena Blues" was chosen as the 2007 Helena Blues & Heritage Festival, previously called the King Biscuit Blues Festival, and was also chosen to be included in the 2008 Arkansas Governors Mansion Calendar.

Diane was chosen to be one of the featured artists in the 2008 W. Rockefellar Artists in the Air, she also had a painting chosen to be in the permenent collection of the W. P Rockefellar Cancer Research Institute at the University of Arkansas Medical Center. She has had exhibits at Searcy Art Council Gallery, St. Vincents Womens Center in the St.Vincent Doctors Hospital in Little Rock, and at Chameleon Art Glass Gallery on Kavanaugh. Her work has been shown in Oval Gallery, Helena National Bank Watercolor Show, Pulaski Heights Picassos, The Arkansas Repertory Theater, The Reps Artworks, Cantrell Gallery MSW Summer Exhibit, MSW Winter Exhibit at North Central Arkansas Art Gallery in Fairfield Bay and Garvan Gardens in Hot Springs, ALA Annual Exhibit at Layman Library, North Little Rock Mayor’s Show, Galaxy Gallery, Andina Café in the River Market, and Artists in the Forest.

Diane has served as Treasurer, workshop chair, and Webmaster of Mid-Southern Watercolorists (MSW) and was a board member and Newsletter Editor of the Arkansas League of Artists (ALA). She is listed in the Arkansas Artist Registry of the Arkansas Arts Council and had a watercolor painting in the 2005, 2006, and 2009 Small Works on Paper.

Her originals are in collections in Baltimore, New York City, Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Texas, Pennsylvania, Alaska and Arkansas. She was interviewed for an article in the October 2005 issue of AY magazine.


Peony in Pink by Diane Ziemski


Red Tail Hawk by Diane Ziemski


They were white by Diane Ziemski


old shoes by Diane Ziemski


Iris in purple by Diane Ziemski


Orchids by Diane Ziemski


Daylilies by Diane Ziemski


Rose 3 by Diane Ziemski


Z Love by Diane Ziemski


Pick a Pepper by Diane Ziemski


Cancun fires by Diane Ziemski


Mallard Drake by Diane Ziemski


apple crate by Diane Ziemski


Boathouse by Diane Ziemski


Commissioned portrait 2 by Diane Ziemski


Wine 2 by Diane Ziemski


Commissioned Portrait 1 by Diane Ziemski


Roses with Gold leaf by Diane Ziemski


Rose 4 by Diane Ziemski


Katy and Kym by Diane Ziemski


Kieran - Commissioned Portrait by Diane Ziemski


Kathryn - Commissioned Portrait by Diane Ziemski


Aidan - Commissioned Portrait by Diane Ziemski


Kylie Newkirk by Diane Ziemski


Koi by Diane Ziemski



Korey Newkirk by Diane Ziemski


Callas 2 by Diane Ziemski


commissioned portrait 3 by Diane Ziemski


Winter Barn by Diane Ziemski


Bluesman by Diane Ziemski


Peppers by Diane Ziemski


My sisters grandkids by Diane Ziemski


Main Squeeze by Diane Ziemski


Drake and Hen by Diane Ziemski


Magnolia five by Diane Ziemski


Iris twenty one by Diane Ziemski


Magnolias five by Diane Ziemski


Tulips 11 and 12 by Diane Ziemski


Hibiscus by Diane Ziemski


Magnolia four by Diane Ziemski


Grapes by Diane Ziemski


Helena Blues by Diane Ziemski


Gardenia by Diane Ziemski


Daylily On Canvas by Diane Ziemski


Gardenia On Canvas by Diane Ziemski


Gardenia On Paper by Diane Ziemski


Horse Races by Diane Ziemski


Daylily 4 by Diane Ziemski