1941 - ?

Diana Calvert was born at Capel, Surrey on 7 October 1941, daughter of Robert Henry Calvert and his wife Monica née Buxton (21 March 1916-), daughter of the late Edward George Buxton of Horringer Court, Bury St Edmund's, who married at St Peter's, Eaton Square, London in April 1937 and in 1939 were living at 64 Elm Park Road, Chelsea, London. Diana was educated at Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent and at Byam Shaw School of Art 1959-1962, under Charles Mahoney (1903-1968) and Bernard Dunstan (1920-2017) and in 1959 won the Ablett Scholarship. A painter in oil of landscapes, interiors, still life and flowers and first exhibited at the Royal Academy from 30 Tedworth Square, London SW in 1963 'Petit Point' and irregularly until, from The Lawn, Walsham le Willows, Suffolk in 2006, an oil 'Spring Flowers in a Glass Jar'. Diana also exhibited at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Society of British Artists and at the New English Art Club becoming a member in 1979 serving on the committee 1988-1996 and again from 1999. She is represented in numerous private collections in Britain and abroad. Diana married at Fulham, London on 1 September 1981, Richard Makepeace Martineau (born April 1938), but continues to paint under the name of Diana Calvert. She lives and works at The Lawn, Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk and is an exhibitor at the Walsham Arts & Crafts Group.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 30 Tedworth Square, Southwest London
1963 655 Petit Point
from Picts House, Horsham, Sussex
1965 51 Sussex Landscape
1968 299 ?
         1071 The Pond in Dennes Park
1969 393 The River Blackwater near Little Baddow
from 27 Irving Road, West London
1979 811 Snowy Morning in Irving Road
from 51 Perrymead Street, Southwest London
1983 353 Bucklesham under Snow
1984 713 Snowdrops
1985 393 Snow at Walsham
1987 1252 Feeding the Chickens
1287 Chickens
1988 350 Feeding the Horses
from The Lawn, Walsham le Willows, Bury St Edmund's
2003 496 February Flowers
2006 504 Spring Flowers in a Glass Jar

Works by This Artist