Dija Dowling

The world's a big, wide place and Dija’s a fan of it! A Native Southern Californian, her affair with cinema started at a young age, followed by a sense of wonder for traveling and the unknown.

Over the course of her professional career, Dija has worked across a variety of platforms and disciplines: actor, director, journalist and documentarian. Her stories have been featured on the KCET/Link, La Observed and the Huffington Post, among other syndications.

Currently, you can find Dija taking pictures, shooting short films, or meandering the streets with her awesome dog Oliver.

VIDEO: Meet the artist behind City Park’s ‘Singing Oak’ tree

By Dija Dowling / October 23, 2019

Meet Jim Hart, the artist behind the wind chimes at New Orleans City Park’s Singing Oak.