Diane Grguras has a B.S. in Medical Illustration from The Ohio State University and an A.S. in Scientific Illustration from San Bernardino Valley College. She has worked in graphic design, illustration, and has taught art classes for adults and children. Her work in pastel considers color temperature and the effect of light, allowing her to see light, color and atmosphere in their true appearance. She is represented by the Gallery on 43rd Street in Pittsburgh and Glass Growers Gallery in Erie, PA.