Diane Rosen is an elected Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America (PSA). She studied at the Art Students League and National Academy in New York, and École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, after winning a French Government Fellowship for her pastel work. She has taught art at all levels, both privately and at the PSA School for Pastels in Manhattan; secondary classes at Birch Wathen in NYC; and college studio courses at Parsons School of Design in New York. Articles about her award-winning work have appeared in American Artist, The Pastel Journal, and Pure Color: The Best of Pastel. Her numerous awards include: Art Spirit Foundation Gold Medal Award, 2014 PSA Annual Exhibition; CLWAC Award, 2010 PSA Annual, and First Place Mixed Media, 2008 CLWAC Annual.