Born in Moscow, Russia, 1977. Lives and works in New York.
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.