With a background in fine arts, Diana has studied life drawing at UCLA Extension and Chinese Brush Stroke at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena. She has a B.A. in English from UCLA with a Art History minor.
Diana is a member of SAG and AFTRA having performed in front of the camera on the soap "General Hospital" playing a reporter -- life imiates art. Here she learned the specific requirements for head shots including the style differences between commercial and theatrical.
Diana Funaro has relocated to Honolulu, Hawaii from Los Angeles. While in Los Angeles, the events Diana covered included the Malibu Film Festival; exhibits at the Getty Museum in Brentwood; local house museums in and around Malibu, as well as community fundraisers for the Fire and Sheriff's Departments.
Diana has also worked as a journalist in arts and entertainment for the Community Section of the Los Angeles Times...