Di was honoured and delighted to receive an award from the Rotary Club of Balmain Tali Gallery Rotary Balmain Awardfor Vocational Excellence in 2014:

“Di Stevens, as the owner of Tali Aboriginal Art Gallery, has consistently demonstrated vocational excellence, the highest ethical standards and dedicated commitment to the urban and particularly the remote indigenous artists whose works she so enthusiastically represents.  Through her vocation, Di has worked tirelessly to render outstanding service to the artist’s communities and locally, both at the Gallery and with school visits, she has introduced young Australian students to a diverse range of Aboriginal artworks and their accompanying ‘connection to country’ stories.”