In her twenty-five-year role as senior photographer with Georgia Department of Economic Development, Diane Kirkland gained valuable experience in handling photography for advertising campaigns, publications and websites. She is skilled in relating to the travel industry as well as the manufacturing and industrial sector to create unique images that will make your advertising distinctive. Her work has appeared in national and international publications, including the New York Times, Time Magazine, USA Today, Southern Living, and the Times of London.
Diane is the exclusive photographer for Oglethorpe's Dream, A Picture of Georgia (2001), a photographic book depicting the beauty and cultural traditions of Georgia, and the book Democracy Restores, A History of the Georgia State Capitol (2007).
Furthermore, the international publication Lenswork Magazine recently featured 18 of her black and white natural landscapes of Georgia. The Georgia Council for the Arts selected Diane to join their 2008-2010 Touring Artist Rosters and she was also invited to join the Southern Arts Federation, which is a multi-media artist registry that spotlights outstanding artists who live and work in the South. Diane is also the recipient of the prestigious Georgia Department of Natural Resources 2007-2008 Artist in Residence Grant.