Diana obtained her undergraduate degree through Tarleton State University where she obtained a BA in art and a secondary teaching certification in 2001. She taught K-12 grade at Happy Hill Farm Academy (treatment facility for at-risk students) in Glen Rose, Texas. As the art director, Diana provided a beneficial source of expression for these students. During this time she obtained a Masters of Art Education degree from Texas Tech University through a program developed for working teachers. Her body of work was through ceramics, both functional and sculptural. Diana graduated from Texas Tech University in the summer of 2010 and immediately was accepted into the Master of Fine Arts program at Louisiana Tech University where she was granted the Teaching Assistantship Scholarship. Diana achieved an MFA in 3D Studio from Louisiana Tech University in May of 2013.