“Equine Extravaganza & Other Things,” by Diana M. Berthold, will be exhibited in the Library’s Gallery & showcases from September 2-29. This native Long Islander’s multimedia paintings are inspired predominately by horses and other animals. Quilted horse-show ribbon pillows and unique banner quilts will be displayed in the showcases.
Diana Berthold is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is a writer, horsewoman, artist, and quilt-and-fashion designer. Diana has created graphics, screen prints, textile prints, embroideries, apparel, costumes, accessories, and equestrian items for major retail manufacturers. Her award-winning quilts and artwork, which includes photography, pen and ink, watercolor, and oils, are exhibited at juried shows, galleries, and libraries. She has earned numerous awards on Long Island, NYC, and Pennsylvania, and has been featured in The Long Island Advance, Suffolk Life, Horse Directory, and magazines such as: Today’s Equestrian, Chronicle of the Horse, and Paint Horse Journal. She holds memberships in several local and national quilt guilds and in horse and art associations. Her work is in private collections in the USA, Canada, and Great Britain.
Exhibit funding is sponsored by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.