Diane Padys

Over her career of more than 20 years, Diane Padys has worked with many of America’s leading companies. Her level of technical mastery allows her to focus on and maximize the creative possibilities of each new assignment, be it food, fashion, people, or architecture. The resulting images are fresh, expressive, and vivid.

Diane offers creative consultation, pre-production, art direction, and digital post-production for studio and location. Clients have praised Diane for being easy to work with, flexible, and having a deep commitment to creative quality.

Based in the Pacific Northwest, Diane also travels on location for out-of-town clients and assignments.


  • World Image Award, New York City
  • Artist of the Year Award, sponsored by Vanity Fair and Omega Watch
  • New York Art Directors Award
  • San Francisco Art Directors Award
  • Murphy Award, Silver
  • Don Belding Award
  • Best In The West, FIrst Place
  • Cable Car Award
  • Communication Arts
  • Photography Annual
  • Advertising Annual
  • Award of Excellence, Apple Computer

Partial Client List

  • American Express
  • Beef Board
  • British Airways
  • Burger King
  • California Avocado Commission
  • Gallo Winery
  • Haagen Dazs
  • Kraft Foods
  • Marriot Hotels & Resorts
  • Nestle Foods
  • Bakers Breakfast Cookies
  • Consolidated Restaurants
  • Prentiss Architects
  • Trident Seafoods
  • Costco Wholesale
  • WalMart
  • Fred Hutcinson Cancer Research
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Panera Bread
  • Samsung
  • Staron
  • Alaska Trollers
  • Sahale Snacks