Diana Al-Hadid

Lionless, 2013
Polymer gypsum, fiberglass, steel plaster, and pigment
64 x 58 x 3.25 inches
162.5 x 147.3 x 8.3 cm

BIOGRAPHY

b. 1981, Aleppo, Syria
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2007
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2005
MFA Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2003
BFA Sculpture, Kent State University, Kent, OH
BA Art History, Kent State University, Kent, OH

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Diana Al-Hadid: Phantom Limb, NYU Abu Dhabi, University Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2015
Ground and Figures, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Transcendences (three-person exhibition with Wang Gongxin and Lin Tianmiao), Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, NY
The Fates, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Diana Al-Hadid, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Diana Al-Hadid: Regarding Medardo Rosso (two-person exhibition with Medardo Rosso), Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Diana Al-Hadid: Nolli’s Orders, Akron Museum of Art, Akron, OH
Diana Al-Hadid, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

2012
The Vanishing Point, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Trace of a Fictional Third, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Suspended After Image, Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2011
Sightings: Diana Al-Hadid, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Play the Wolf Fifth, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, La Conservera, Murcia, Spain
Diana Al-Hadid: Water Thief, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2010
Water Thief, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Reverse Collider, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Record of a mortal universe, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

2006
The Gradual Approach of My Disintegration, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY
Pangaea’s Blanket (and the Slowest Descent from Grace), Visual Arts Gallery, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
The Fourth Room, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
In and out of Time, Galerie Isa, Mumbai, India
The Sculptor’s Eye: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs from the Collection, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
BLACK / WHITE, curated by Brian Alfred, Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY
GOTIKA, an official collateral event of the 56th International Venice Biennale, Glasstress 2015, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy

2014
Apocryphal Times, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, NY
#IN.TER.FER.EN.CE, The Farjam Foundation, Dubai, UAE
NOW-ism: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
Alter/Abolish/Address, as part of 5×5:2014, a project of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), Washington, D.C.
Four Decades of Drawings and Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, New York, NY
Tarīqah, Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Graphicstudio: Uncommon Practice at USF, Tampa Museum of Art,Tampa, FL
BLACK/WHITE, curated by Brian Alfred and Shay Kun, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, MA

2013
10 under 40, Curated by Isabella Icoz, Istanbul ‘74, , Istanbul, TR
Levity/Gravity, Curated by Shamim M. Momin, EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL
Remainder, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
Cadavres Exquis, Museum Granet, Aix-en-Provence

2012
It Ain’t Fair 2012, OHWOW, Miami Beach, FL
Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI
Reoriented, Havremagasinet, Luleå, Sweden
Jack Helgesen Family Collection: ARCHITECTONS, Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg, Norway
Jack Helgesen Family Collection, Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway
Invisible Cities, Mass Moca, North Adams, MA

2011
Printed Histories: 15 years of Exit Art portfolios, Exit Art, New York, NY
Home Alone, curated by Sarah Aibel, Adam Sender Collection, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL
Collapse, RH Gallery, New York, NY
CARAVAN, Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Night Scented Stock, curated by Todd Levin, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Outdoor Excursions, curated by Gregory Volk, BCA Center, Burlington, VT
Touchy Feely, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
Lost Paradise including Diana Al-Hadid, Mathias Kessler, and Julião Sarmento, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
One, Another, curated by Stephanie Roach, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
Disquieting Muses, Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki – State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Nereden Nereye, Galeri Mana, Istanbul, Turkey
NOWNESS, Peel Gallery, Houston, TX

2010
It Ain’t Fair 2010, exhibition design by Rafael de Cárdenas, OHWOW, Miami Beach, FL
*Run and Tell That! New work from New York, Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse, NY
Art on Paper 2010: The 41st Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
The Silk Road, Saatchi Gallery, London and Lille, France
Paper, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Does the Angle Between Two Walls Have a Happy Ending, curated by Ishmael Randall Weeks, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy

2009
Disorientation II, curated by Jack Persekian, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
New Weather, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
Next Wave Festival, curated by Dan Cameron, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
In the Between, curated by Suzanne Egeran, Istanbul, Turkey
Fresh From Chelsea, UF University Galleries, Gainesville, FL
Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue?, curated by Joost Declercq, Watou 2009, Watou, Belgium
Sharjah Biennial 9, The Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
Unveiled: New Art From the Middle East, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2008
The Station 2008, curated by Shamim Momin and Nate Lowman, Miami, FL
Anthology, Otero Plassart, Los Angeles, CA
Black Bile, Red Humour: Aspects of Melancholy, curated by Oliver Zybok, Center for Arts and Culture, Montabaur, Germany

2007
Agitation and Repose, curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Blood Meridian, curated by David Hunt, Galerie Michael Janssen), Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

2006
The Happy Lion Mutiny, curated by David Hunt, Los Angeles, CA
The Small Sculpture Show, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY
The Sanctuary and the Scrum, curated by David Hunt, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY
AIM 26, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

2011
Joan Mitchell Foundation, Grant for Painters & Sculptors

2010
Nucci Award, USF Graphicstudio, Tampa, FL
Nimoy Foundation Award to support artist residency at USF Institute for Research in Art

2009
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
United States Artists Rockefeller Fellow
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Sculpture, New York

2007
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York
Residency at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2006
Residency at Artist-in-the-Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY
Residency with Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, NY
Residency at Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina, NC
The C-Collection, Vaduz, Principality of Liechtenstein
The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York
The Saatchi Collection, London

SELECTED WORKS