Di (Diana Izdebski) was born in Vancouver, BC in 1984. Di works with acrylic on canvas and focuses on the colorful and striking landscapes surrounding her home on Bowen Island. She completed a Bachelor of Arts with Archaeology Major from Simon Fraser University in 2009 and in 2010 she began freelancing as an Archaeological Illustrator. It wasn’t long before she gave in to the desire to paint and hasn’t put a brush down since. Self-taught in acrylics her first Solo Exhibition was at The Gallery in Artisan Square on Bowen Island in 2014. She took a brief hiatus in 2015 to have a daughter and is now back in the studio making steady progress on numerous projects, including two 360 degree murals for the new BC Children’s Hospital Teck Acute Care Center.
She lives and works on Bowen Island, BC and is heavily influenced by the natural beauty found on the West Coast.