Diana Farfán is an award-winning ceramic sculptor and instructor, cultural agent and art coach advancing Latino artists in South Carolina. Diana is an instrumental leader and key player in this sector who works to make these artists’ voices louder and stronger in South Carolina by mentoring young Latino artists. Also, an advocator for animal welfare and the natural environment, Diana supports local organizations by increasing awareness of Humane Education (HE) with emphasis on sensitizing the youth through the arts.
Diana holds a B.A. in Graphic Design, a B.F.A. in Ceramic and Printmaking from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and a M.F.A. in Ceramic Sculpture from University of South Carolina. She has studied at the University of Anchorage (Alaska, U.S.A.), and at the Tainan National University of the Arts in Taiwan as exchange student. She has exhibited her work at various art venues and has been an artist in residency. She is a member of the Liberty Fellowship and the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Through her figurative sculpture, Diana creates dramatic-poetic narratives, coated with a layer of humor, about environmental, social and political issues.