Daria Dorosh, American

Daria Dorosh lives and works in New York City. She began exhibiting her work in 1970, after graduating from the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture .

In 1972 she was one of twenty founding members of A.I.R.Gallery, a non-profit art organization in New York City dedicated to creating visibility in the artworld for women artists.

She has been teaching art and design since 1969, and is currently Professor of Fashion Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

She works from a multi-media approach, encompassing painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, electronic media, and public art.

She has written about her work for Leonardo, Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, and for Independent Projects.

Her work can be seen at A.I.R. Gallery in New York City.


  Cooper Union School of Art & Architecture
  Fashion Institute of Technology
1988 New York State Council on the Arts: Architecture, Planning, and Design, Sponsored Projects.
1986 National Endowment for the Arts: Design Arts.
Solo Exhibitions
2003 "SHIFT" dimensional prints and flattened objects, DVAA Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY
2001 "LOOP" digital print and ceramic constructions, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1998 "Scraps and Shadows", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1995 "Re-constructions: water sculpture & altered photographs", A.I.R. Gallery,NYC
1994 "Between Water and Sand", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1992 "Sculpture for a City", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1990 "Fragment, Collision, Material", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1988 "Aspects of Place", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1984 "Daria Dorosh in Collaboration with Architects Harriet Balaran,
Elizabeth Diller, Mary Pepchinski, Donna Robertson", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1982 "Paintings / Resistant Spaces: Paintings in combination
with photographs and chairs", A.I.R., NYC
1980 Harrison Paul Gallery, San Jose, CA
  A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1978 A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
1976 A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
Group Exhibitions
2003 "2002 Korea Creative Artists Association", Seoul, Korea
  "New York Cross-Cut", Kunstverein Firma Paradigma, Linz, Austria
2002 "Digital2002: Envisioning Time, Space and the Future"
New York Hall of Science and the Taranto Gallery, NYC
1998 "50:50", Gallery 128, NYC
  "A.I.R. Gallery Group", Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  "25 Years of A.I.R.", Kingsborough Community College,CUNY, NYC
1997 "Sit on This: The Chair as Art", Palm Beach C. C. Museum of Contemporary Art, FL
1997 "I.S.E.A.", Rotterdam, NE
1996 "Working Relationships", Valencia Community College, FL
"Domestic Curiosites", Pelham Arts Center, NY
1995 “Artists’ Meeting”, Valle d’Aosta, Italy
1994 “Maquette Exhibit II”, Lookout Urban Space, NYC
1992 "Design New York", Municipal Art Society, NYC
1990 "Bridging the Gaps: Pedestrian Connections in the City",
Columbia University, NYC
1989 "Competition Diomede", The Clocktower Gallery, NYC, travelling
to Seattle, Los Angeles, Moscow, Leningrad, Minsk,Tashkent, Montreal
1986 "Homeless at Home", Storefront for Art & Architecture, NYC
  "Public Visions / Public Monuments", Womens Caucus for the Arts, NYC
1982 "Photostart", Bronx Museum, NYC
1981 "New Art II: Textures and Surfaces", Museum of Modern Art, NYC
  "A.I.R. Group Show", Kunsthalle, Lund, Sweden
  "Patterns", San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA
  "Selections from Art Lending", Museum of Modern Art, NYC
  "D.Dorosh / L.Geissler", 79 Wall Street Gallery, Southampton, NY
1978 "Group Show", Ginza Kaigakan Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  "Personal Visions", Bronx Museum, NYC
  "Five Artists Changing", Franklin Marshal College, Lancaster, PA
1974 "Daria Dorosh / Maude Boltz", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
  "Watercolor Group", Marlboro College, VT
1973 "Daria Dorosh / Nancy Kitchel", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
  "Purchase Fund Exhibit", American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC
1972 "Opening Group Show", A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
  "Ten Artists ( Who Also Happen to be Women )", S.U.N.Y., Fredonia, NY

Independent Projects, 1993, Dennis L. Dollens; preface: Anne Van Ingen
Villager, December 9, 1992, "20 Years of Women's Art Activism",
Sascha Brodsky
Downtown Express, March 16,1992, "Best of the Week"
review, Hilditch & Webber
Svito-Vyd, Arts Journal,1991, Kiev / New York
Battery News, Jan. 1989, "Big Macs on the Street with Diamonds",
Joanna Molloy
Leonardo, Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences
and Technology, Vol.21, #4, 1988, "Art and Context: A Personal View”,
Daria Dorosh
Battery News, April 1988, review, N.F. Karlins
Artforum, May 1984, review, Patricia Phillips
New York Times, March 1, 1984, review, Vivien Raynor
Arts, June 1982, essay, Karen S. Chambers
New York Times, L.I., August 1980, review, Helen A. Harrison
Newsday, September 1980, review, Malcolm Preston
Arts, February 1980, essay, Thea Gutman
New Catholic World, December 1980, article, Daria Dorosh

Artforum, May 1978, review, Jeffrey Keeffe
Soho News, March 1978, article, John Perrault
Fire in the Lake, Vol.1,#4, 1976 interview, Ann Stubbs
Arts, April 1976, review, Ellen Lubell
Artforum, May, 1974 review, Lawrence Alloway
Ms. Magazine, Feb. 1973, "By-passing the Gallery System", Marcia Tucker
Art News, February 1973, review, Ellen Lubell
Art News, October 1972, review, Laurie Anderson
Arts, November 1972 review, Ellen Lubell

Public and Corporate Collections:
Freddie Mac
Library of Congress, Washington, DC, purchase, Print Collection
Lookout Sculpture Park, PA, permanent sculpture installation, "Barn Slide"
Brooklyn Museum, NY, A.I.R. Print Portfolio, Special Library Collections,
Cincinnati Museum, OH, A.I.R. Print Portfolio, Dept. of Prints,
Drawings, and Photographs
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, A.I.R. Print Portfolio, Prints
and Illustrated Books
Museum of Modern Art, NY, A.I.R. Print Portfolio, Special Collections,
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, A.I.R. Print Portfolio
Print Collection,
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, A.I.R.
Print Portfolio, Library & Research
Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, A.I.R. Print Portfolio
University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, OK, A.I.R. Print Portfolio,
Museum Collection
Yale Museum, CT, A.I.R. Print Portfolio
Los Angeles County Museum, CA, A.I.R. Print Portfolio
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI, A.I.R. Print Portfolio
Health and Hospitals Corporation, NYC
General Electric Corporation, Fairfield, CT, and NYC
Prudential, NJ
Mobil Oil, Fairfax, VA

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