Diane Hoeptner grew up in rural Ohio. She moved to L.A. in the 80's and stayed for 17 years. During that time, she completed a BA in Studio Arts at CAL State Northridge and later enjoyed work as an animator for video games and film. She is best known for her cat paintings which have been featured in Modern Cat Magazine and The Artist’s Magazine. Her floral art has been distributed as posters and cards by Wild Apple Graphics, American Greetings and Current INC. She maintains an art blog that has been rated by Blog Rank and Alexa as one of the top 75 on the internet. Diane currently resides “back home” in Ohio with her husband and a cat named Coco.