Born in Moscow, Russia, 1977. Lives and works in New York.
Excitement, Trout in the Public's Trousers Charcoal, Acrylic on Mylar 62 x 80 in 2016
The Fire is Lit But the Cauldron is Empty Charcoal, Acrylic on Maylar 31 x 40 in 2016
Nothing to Suppress Charcoal, Acrylic on Mylar 32 x 40 in 2016
Untitled Etching 6.50 x 6.50 in 2004
Untitled Etching 8.50h x 5w in 2004
Guard your Well Well Etching on copper edition of 10 17 x 24 in 2016
Pickles IV Acrylic, ink on wooden panel 11 x 14 in 2017
Dasha Shishkin’s signature figurative drawings on Mylar (translucent plastic film) use vivid colors, flattened perspective and overlapping, non-hierarchical narratives.
Shishkin earned an MFA from Columbia University in 2006 and a BFA from the New School for Social Research in 2001. Solo exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, CA; Griffelkunst, Hamburg, Germany; and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH. She is currently preparing for a solo exhibition at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO. Group exhibitions include “Greater New York”, MoMA PS1, New York; Saatchi Gallery, London; and the Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens.