Born in Lancashire, Ibbotson studied Fine Art at Reading University and the Royal Academy Schools.
According to the exhibition catalogue for 20 Years of Contemporary Art at the Falmouth Art Gallery, up to 2000 she is recorded as having painted 35 paintings in her artistic career, and very rarely exhibits them. Cross (2002) has written a closely considered piece with the help of Diane in interview about her work and her philosophy.
works and access
Works incl: Flux; Here I Am (1988-93); All That Glitters (1983-8) - the latter two illus in Cross 2002
Falmouth Art Gallery 20 Years of Contemporary Art at the Falmouth Art Gallery 1980-2000 2000
Cross (2002) Catching the Wave (self portrait, and illus)
Falmouth Gallery 20 Years of Contemporary Art at Falmouth Art Gallery 1980-2000 (Exhibition catalogue)