Diana Ludwig Fine Artist & Illustrator Clarington Pennsylvania    
   Diana Ludwig Fine Art and Illustrations  studio15828-artwork@yahoo.com  H.C. 1 Box 169 Clarington PA  15828  814-752-6328

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Solo Backpacks

Mid-State Trail, 200 miles
Laurel Highlands Trail, 140 total miles
Quehanna Trail System, 90 miles total
Loyalsok Trail, 120 total miles
late November trips:
Thunder Swamp Trail, 45 miles
Bucktail Path
Lost Turkey Trail
Pinchot Trail System
Quehanna Trail


Solo bike-packed a circumnavigation of Penna., roughly 1000 miles.
Completed 2 century rides.
State College overnight loop twice.
Commuted to work 14-mile round trip on the night shift.


Amateur spelunking over a dozen times in 4 wild caves Pennsylvania, 1978 through 1988. (Dreibilbis, Schofer, Wind, and Durham # 2)
Completed introductory climbing classes; have rappelled and climbed. Member of National Speleological Society.

Other hiking, backpacking & outdoors activities

Long Range Mountains, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, and camped throughout province, including Labrador (2000)
Adirondack Mountains
Catskill Mountains
winter ski-backpacks
Catskill Mountains, New York
Moshannon, Pennsylvania
Completed 36-mile one-day hike of Brandywine Trail, Pennsylvania
Hiked All-Night Hike of New York City
Extensive hiking and backpacking throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Ohio, and Maryland since 1976, including sections of North Country and Appalachian Trails
Planned and lead hikes, backpacks, bikepacks and water activities, Allentown Hiking Club, and Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club, 1986--1995
Life member of Keystone Trails Association
Maintain trails by building steps, waterbars, sidehill, and build trail shelters along the Appalachian Trail, using Norwegian scribing method
water and other
White-water rafted Upper Hudson, and Lehigh Rivers, eight trips, last in 1992.
Canoed Pine Barrens, New Jersey, Chesuncook Lake, Maine, and Pennsylvania lakes.
Cross-country ski, rollerblade
adept at identifying birds and flowers, use of compass, low-impact camping techniques, operation of chainsaw.

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Southern US


barrier islands: Cumberland Island, Georgia, and Assateague Island, Virginia
Big Blue Trail
Great Smoky Mountains
Shenandoah Mountains
Monongahela National Forest including the Dolly Sods and Otter Creek


Congaree Swamp, South Carolina

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Western US

Backpacking and Hiking

Beartooth Mountains, Montana and Wyoming
Black Hills and Badlands, South Dakota
Badlands, North Dakota
Medicine Bow Mountains, Wyoming
Canyon country, Zion National Park
Chisos Mountains, Rio Grande canyon, Texas


Wind Cave,  crawling guided tour
2001, with Rod Horrocks & Doug Fowler, assisted on re-survey of 323 feet of Wind Cave, South Dakota (the Bachelor Quarters)

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Education & Experience
Kutztown University 1979-1982
Bachelor’s of Fine Arts,  magna cum laude
Broad fine arts curriculum
Additional classes in cake decoration, tow-motor operation, chainsaw operation, and rock climbing. 
Renovated planetarium domes in Muncy and West Benton, Indiana, Gibsonia, Penna., Casper, Wyoming and San Antonio, Texas;
moulded and hand-formed European-style truffles, pralines and other chocolates and candies, operated candy machinery, serviced customers, handcrafted special requests; operated moulding lines and chocolate manufacturing processes;
bakery assistant; carpenter helper; hiking trail & shelter building & maintenance; audio-visual aide in university library, slide room and  AV dept.; daycare teacher’s aide; light industrial packer, light industrial molding & assembly production; library aide; mushroom harvester;  delivery person; strawberry harvester; cafeteria & security at folk music festivals; farm work.

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Website Art Samples/Contact

Website portfolios:
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Artist's work can be seen in TAG gift shoppe
Diana Ludwig 2411 Belltown Road Clarington, Pennsylvania USA 15828 330-530-2659

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Things in My Studio
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galleries of my artwork    
Greenwood Blue Lotus Press
studio tour    
free cover art for editors    
art stories    
trip logs    
Volkswagen van    
building things    
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   Diana Ludwig  studio15828-artwork@yahoo.com  H.C. 1 Box 169 Clarington PA  15828  814-752-6328
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