Ann Diener graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a BA in art and a MFA in the University of California, Santa Barbara. Diener has done one person and selected group exhibitions in Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA, Santa Barbara, CA; San Luis Obispo, CA; Rome and more. Ann Diener has had professional experience as lecturer, speaker, UC Santa Barbara and other universities. Diner has also worked at the Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara, CA. Diener has also won several awards just as The American Academy in Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist and Scholars Program (2011); Kaus Australis Residency, Rotterdam, The Netherlands(2009); Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, California(2005,) Abrams Prize, at the University of California, Santa Barbara(2005).