Diane Belfiglio (pronounced Bel FEE lee o) earned her B.F.A. in Drawing, Painting, and Graphics from The Ohio State University in 1978, and her M.F.A. in Painting from Syracuse University. In 1980, she was awarded a $6000 Aid-to-Individual-Artists Fellowship Grant from the Ohio Arts Council. Since that time, she has received several professional awards, including two Arts in Stark grants in 2011 and 2012. Belfiglio has exhibited in over 150 group and solo shows regionally, nationally, and internationally. She has been affiliated with the Rubiner Gallery in greater Detroit, the Mangel Gallery in Philadelphia, John Szoke Graphics in NYC, the Brenda Kroos Gallery in Cleveland, and several other galleries and art consultants in northeast Ohio.
Belfiglio's works are included in the permanent collections of five museums, including the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan, and
The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio. In addition, her works are in twelve corporate and university art collections, and numerous private collections, including that of singer Patti LaBelle. Belfiglio's work has also been on display at the Governor's Office and Residence in Columbus, Ohio for the past four years.
Belfiglio has taught at Syracuse University, Kent State University, The University of Akron, and is currently an adjunct professor at Walsh University. She also teaches through her studio in North Canton, Ohio.
Belfiglio's works that are available for purchase can be viewed on this website. (See COLLECTION)