Diane Rubacha of Middletown, Connecticut earned degrees in fine arts from Middlesex Community College and in art education from Central Connecticut State University. She has taken several workshops in printmaking, painting, and collage. Working mainly in watercolor and relief printmaking, she enjoys painting regularly with a plein air group, and exhibits her work locally. She is a member of the Art Guild of Middletown and the Essex Art Association. Diane was honored to have been selected as the October 2008 Artist in Residence at Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas.