Art Gallery Director
Born and raised in San Antonio, Diana Roberts earned a B.A. in Music from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.A. in Art History and Criticism from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has been involved professionally in the arts for the past 30 years as a curator, arts writer, and arts administrator. Currently serving as Art Gallery Director for Musical Bridges around the World, she is also Membership Coordinator for the Texas Sculpture Group, and serves on the Board of SOLI Chamber Ensemble. She has served on the Interreligious Council of San Antonio, been a fellow of the NEA Arts Journalism Institute in Classical Music and Opera at Columbia University, and held an Internship in the Department of Old Master Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
In San Antonio, Roberts served as Director of The Center for Spirituality and the Arts, where she developed a respected exhibition program, world music concert series, and various lecture series, in addition to her administrative role. As an independent curator and arts consultant, she has worked with numerous organizations, galleries, museums, and corporate collections around the state. As a writer, she has contributed essays for numerous exhibition catalogues and other publications, including Ceramics Monthly, Sculpture Magazine, Art News, Art Quilt Quarterly, the Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas, ArtLies Texas Art Journal, San Antonio Magazine, and Voices of Art. She has been a regular contributor to the San Antonio Current, where her byline includes articles on music and visual art, as well as food, gardening, and sustainability. She has curated, organized, or installed over a hundred exhibitions at various venues around the state and beyond. She lives in San Antonio with her husband, sculptor Danville Chadbourne.