South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

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Diana Farfan

SCAD ID - #239

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A native of Bogota, Colombia, who now makes her home in Greenville, Diana Farfán is an award-winning ceramic sculptor and instructor, cultural agent and art coach advancing Latino artists in South Carolina. Recognized statewide, 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 and serving as member of the Board of Directors for Palmetto Luna Arts. Also an advocator for animal welfare and the natural environment, Diana supports local organizations by increasing awareness of Humane Education (HE) "A process that encourages an understanding of the need for compassion and respect for people, animals and the environment and recognizes the interdependence of all living things", 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 is a member of the Liberty Fellowship and the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

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