Lindsay Heider Diamond double majored in both painting and graphic design from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and has worked as a professional greeting card illustrator, graphic designer, art director and creative director on both coasts. For the last 10 years, she has taught art to children, created book covers and interiors for authors, continued a fine art practice and is now also writing and illustrating children's books. A long held interest in mindfulness, growth and being of service to others influences much of her work. Having lived coast to coast, abroad and many places in between, she currently lives in Charlottesville, VA with her author/software engineer husband, Andrew Diamond, three kids and two dogs.
Exhibits
2020
Poets & Artists Juried Selection for "Shelter":  33 Contemporary Gallery, online
McGuffey Art Center:  Member Show, Charlottesville, VA
Teeny Tiny Trifecta III Juried Selection: Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
Rockingham Fine Arts Association Juried Selection: "6x6x30", Harrisonburg, VA  *HONORABLE MENTION AWARD
Fine Some Art Show, Charlottesville, VA

2019
Poets & Artists publication Juried Selection "Gaze" GOSS 183, Issue #107 
HerSTORY - Manhattan Arts International Juried Selection - AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
MPA "Stricly Painting 12" Regional Juried Selection, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean VA
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 
FUCC (Feminist Union of Charlottesville Creatives) Group Show, Charlottesville, VA
"Self & Other" SOLO Show McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Teeny Tiny Trifecta II Juried Selection: Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2018
"FUCC Group Show"@City Space, Charlottesville, VA 
"6 X 6 X 30" Juried Selection @Spitzer Art Center, Harrisonburg ,VA 
FUCC (Feminist Union of Charlottesville Creatives) Group Show at City Space, Charlottesville, VA
Teeny Tiny Trifecta I Juried Selection: Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2017
"The Female Collective" SOLO show @ Dovetail Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 
"6 X 6 X 30" Juried Selection @Spitzer Art Center, Harrisonburg ,VA 
Face to Face: Portraits of our Vibrant City 2017 Juried Selection:  The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlottesville, VA

2016
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Flight Show, Charlottesville, VA 
Central Virginia Watercolor Guild's 25th Anniversary Juried Selection, Charlottesville, VA 
South-Atlantic Juried Selection, Montpelier Center for the Arts, Montpelier, VA 

2015
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 
South-Atlantic Juried Selection, Montpelier Center for the Arts, Montpelier, VA 

2014
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 

2013
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 

2012
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 

2011
"Voyeur In The Kitchen" Solo Show @Chroma Art Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center Annual Summer Show, Charlottesville, VA 
McGuffey Art Center New Member Show, Charlottesville, VA 

2010
McGuffey Art Center Holiday Members Show, Charlottesville, VA 

1992
Wyoming Art Show, Wyoming, Ohio 
AIDS Silent Auction Bastyr College, Seattle, Washington

1990
"Three Young Women Show" Main Street Gallery,  Leeland, Michigan 
Greater Hamilton Area Art Show, Hamilton, Ohio 
Senior Show, Oxford, Ohio 
B.F.A. Show, Oxford, Ohio 

Education
BFA Painting
BFA Graphic Design 
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Additional Groups
Member of McGuffey Art Center Charlottesville, VA 2010-present
Member of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators 2020-presen
Work Experience
Freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Fine Artist:  Charlottesville, VA 2006 -present
Art Teacher: The Village School, Charlottesville, VA 2012 - 2020
Art Teacher: Community Homeschool Enrichment Center, Charlottesville, VA  2010-2011
Freelance Creative Director, Art Director, Graphic Designer, Illustrator:  Seattle, WA & Portland, Oregon 1992-2006
Creative Director, Graphic Designer Digital Media: Caribiner International, Seattle, Washington 1998-2000
Creative Director, Graphic Designer:  Fusion Interactive, Seattle, Washington 1997- 1998
Art Director, Graphic Designer Digital Media: Watts-Silverstein & Associates, Seattle, Washington 1994-1996
Illustrator: Represented by Donna Jorgenson Artist Representative, Seattle, Washington 1993-1995
Illustrator: Gibson Greeting Cards, Cincinnati, Ohio 1990-1995 



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