Australian Enamellers

Diana Wieler

Canada

I was born on the cold Canadian prairies in 1961 and my greatest passion as a child was for making things.  I often started projects too complex for my age – and thus wrought failure -- but I was fascinated by the creative process.  I thought the greatest thing you could be was an artist.   I had the great fortune to take 3 years of art classes with a wonderful teacher in high school, where I learned the basics of jewelry making, pottery and metal work.  And yet my first successful creative endeavors were in writing.  As a young woman I worked in radio, which led me to writing fiction for teens.  In all, I created 6 award-winning novels before I felt ready to move on to something else.