Dyana Hesson, “Superstition Color, Buckhorn Cholla Blooms, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona,” oil on canvas, 48 x 48 in; Available at Cowgirl Up, Desert Caballeros Desert Museum, Wickenburg; One of my favorite displays of color happens on the slopes of the Superstition Mountains in the spring; in particular, the blooms of the buckhorn cholla

Dyana Hesson: Artist Dyana Hesson has a case of incurable wanderlust, and a love affair with God’s creation. Her work is collected worldwide and her series, True Blue Arizona was featured in Arizona Highways Magazine in March 2020. Dyana is a Master of the Southwest award winner and Master Signature member of American Women Artists.

Dyana’s latest book The Art of Wildflowers was recently published by Arizona Highways.
Her one woman show, Wild Arizona, opens at the Sonoran Desert Museum in October, 2025.

To see more of Dyana’s work, visit:
Bonner David Galleries
Western Museum

oil on canvas with butterfly on flower; dark background
Dyana Hesson, “A Good Landing, Butterfly Weed and Acmon Blue Butterfly, Sierra Ancha Wilderness, Arizona,” oil on canvas, 28 x 22 in; Available at Bonner David galleries, Scottsdale; Along the way there is treasure to find. Indian paintbrush, yucca blooms, and on this day, the bright pop of Butterfly Weed


oil painting of yellow golden flowers surrounded by roses not in bloom
Dyana Hesson “Stay Golden, Buckhorn Cholla, Superstition Wilderness,” oil on canvas, 48 x 36 in; Available at Bonner David galleries, Scottsdale; So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. -Robert Frost