Born in 1944, Diana Rosemary Lodge was brought up and lived in the village of Burnsall in the Yorkshire Dales for over 70 years until her death in 2023.
Having attended Harrogate College of Art, Diana Rosemary Lodge devoted her career to the study of horses and the unique landscape around her. Painting in oils, she became renowned for her depiction of the working horse, with particular regard to their place in Romany life.
Diana Rosemary Lodge’s works have been sold in Australia, Canada and The USA. Her lifelong involvement and love of the Yorkshire Dales inspired the capture of landscapes and river scenes, to timber horses and railways. She appeared on several TV programmes including ‘Dales Diary’ with Luke Casey and ‘My Show’ with Keighley Artist Stanley Boardman.
Renowned for her paintings of Gypsies and pictures of the working horse, Diana Rosemary is also well known for her studies of Sheep and farming life in the Yorkshire Dales.