Figurative / Realism
Diana Whelan trained as a painter at Goldsmiths, worked on magazines in New York and London, took up pottery and established her own Studio Pottery.
After some years teaching pottery and ceramics to adults and at Westminster School she continued to work in clay entirely as a sculptor. She was elected as an Associate to the RBS in 1992.
Diana Whelan has exhibited widely and her figurative sculpture is in private collections throughout the UK and in France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the U.S.A. Her work can be viewed at www.artparks.co.uk and www.chelseaartsociety.org.uk.
Public commissions include the University of Keele, St Thomas’s Hospital, Albourne Church West Sussex and Heinrich Stahl Housing Association North London.
“I enjoy working with a client for a specific site and creating a personal and individual piece.” - Diana Whelan