Largely self- taught, Diane Linscott is also an active visual artist, sculptor, printmaker, jewelry designer and composer, having won awards in all disciplines. Over the last five years exploration and work in photography and encaustic painting have been emphasized with the goal of a body of mixed-media work.
Her one- of- a- kind wearable art is shown at L’attitude on Newbury St. in Boston, Sarasota, and at her studios in Maine and Florida. Her monotypes and sculpture has been exhibited in many Maine galleries including Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle; Danforth Gallery, Portland; Carnegie Gallery, University of Maine; University of Christ Church, New Zealand; The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport. and most recently was invited to exhibit her assemblage sculptures in Fine Arts of Sarasota's Annual Creators and Collectors Tour Exhibit- a five studio tour, including The Ringling College of Art.
Ms. Linscott is a commissioned composer with a concentration in chamber music and was selected as Maine Composer of the Year in 1989, for her composition, Quark Suite, a six-movement work for Flute, Oboe, Strings, and Piano. Other works include Suite Mockingbird, Composer in Residence, Maine State Commission for the Arts, 1988, and Conversations With A Swan, commissioned by the Maine Music Teachers Association. She is currently working on an extended work for full orchestra.
Active in civic affairs, Ms. Linscott served as a Trustee of the University of Maine Foundation; member of the University of Maine Development Council; Advisory Board for the Maine Center for the Arts and as volunteer for many organizations throughout the community and state.