Ms. Dion attended the Pennsylvania State University and received a BA, French, in 1969. In 2017 she was awarded a Certificate with Honors in Botanical Art and Illustration from the New York Botanical Garden. Ms. Dion has worked as an illustrator since 1981. She has illustrated four complete books as well as numerous assignments for commercial, corporate, editorial and architectural clients. In 1998 Ms. Dion began exhibiting and selling her work in Philadelphia area galleries. After retiring from working in the commercial field in late 2013, Ms. Dion pursued her love of the botanical world by studying at the New York Botanical Garden and works exclusively in the field of botanical illustration. Her work has been included in the ASBA 21st Annual International and The NYBG 4th Triennial Abundant Future exhibitions. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of ASBA and also is on the Board of Directors at Jenkins Arboretum and Gardens in Devon, Pennsylvania.