Diane Belfiglio 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 and 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 twelve corporate art collections and numerous private collections, including that of singer Patti LaBelle. In addition, her work is now in the permanent collections of the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan, and The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio. Belfiglio's work is currently on display at the Governor's Office and Residence in Columbus, Ohio. Her works can be viewed on her website: www.belfiglio.com.
Prior to teaching at Walsh University, Belfiglio taught at Syracuse University, Kent State University, and The University of Akron. She was recently inducted into the Plain Local Foundation's Hall of Distinction as an outstanding GlenOak alumna.