Diane Knopf is an established artist in the Bay Area, previously from Los Angeles. Her work had been sold throughout the states, in Canada and Europe. She is a figurative artist and has been painting since 1962. She studied at: the California Institute of Arts, the University of California Los Angeles, the Art Center College of Design, and the Otis Art Institute. Exhibitions and awards include Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Municipal Gallery of LA, University of San Francisco., Rutberg Gallery, LA., Collectors Choice, Laguna., Barnsdal Gallery, LA., Catchpenny Gallery., LA., Toluca Lake Gallery., LA., Festival of the Arts, Laguna Beach, "Best of Show", and Sonoma County Art Festival.