Diana Mendoza is a Peruvian painter known for her religious imagery, including the Madonna. Her work combines gold and silver leaf with oil on canvas, and the artist works in small and large formats, including triptychs and diptychs. She graduated as a professor of painting in the 1960s from Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes. Her spiritual art blends European styling and her Peruvian arts education. Her work is characterized by its careful compositions, dramatic texture, and dynamic architectural components. She has participated in several exhibitions including at the Galeria Entre Nous in Lima, the Universidad de Bahia, the Galeria Panorama in Bahia, Casa Palacio de Cultura in Rio de Janeiro, and Galeria Chagall in Lima.