Diana McClure is a writer, photographer and cultural producer based in New York City. She has written about art and culture for the NYTimes.com, The Brooklyn Rail, Art in America, Art Asia Pacific, VIBE magazine, Friedman Benda gallery, The International Review of African American Art, and the Emilio Sanchez Foundation among others. Her photographs have been featured in a variety of places, including The Philadelphia African American Museum, Causey Contemporary Gallery, The Los Angeles Times, NYMAG.com, and the collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. Diana has also collaborated on several curatorial projects and is the co-founder/co-editor of Lazuli Literary Group, home of an online literary journal and small press. In 2016 she joined the Department of Photography, Imaging & New Media at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts as an Adjunct Instructor. She holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from The New School for Social Research where she was the recipient of the Diamond Fellowship, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Columbia University. Whereas Diana's writing focuses on the sociological meaning of art, her photography explores the feminine, metaphysics, natural and urban environments.