Diane Green


Diane Louise Green (born May 28, 1957) is an American-born artist, musician, songwriter, poet, and dancer. Throughout the 21st Century, Diane Green's paintings and other artworks have been in over 40 shows primarily across the midwestern U.S. Diane co-founded The Hellcats, a Memphis psychobilly blues group that began in the 1980s, with Lorette Velvette (Lori Godwin Greene). The Hellcats recorded several LPs and 45's in Memphis and toured the US primarily with Tav Falco's Panther Burns. In the late 1970s, Diane was in the University of Memphis Modern Dance program, as well as Harry Bryce Afro-Caribbean Dance Company. In 2003, Diane received a Master’s degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Today she lives in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, painting, and other art projects in her home studio.