Dasha Shishkin

1977, Moscow, Russia
Lives and works in New York, NY


2006 MFA, Columbia University, New York
2001 New School for Social Research, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

“where there is a wand, there is a way,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

“erry icket,” Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
“SAMMY,” Galleria Giò Marconi, Milan, Italy

“S Int A Ho,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
“I Surrender, Dear,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
BB5, Griffelkunst, Hamburg, Germany

“Desaparecido,” Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

“Dap,” Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy

“Men Like That,” Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

“Love Sick,” Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany
“First Sorrow,” Kantor/Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“W.A.M. Who Gives A Damn If You Procreate,” Grimm/Rosenfeld, New York, NY

“Dasha Shishkin: Drawings and Prints,” Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

“On Mistrust and Suspicion of Children, in General,” The New York Society of Etchers, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

“DRAW/Boston,” Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

“Surface of Revolution,” Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY
“One Torino: Shit and Die,” Palazzo Cavour, Torino, Italy, curated by Maurizio Cattelan, Myriam Ben Salah, and Marta Papini

"Word Bites Picture," Design Matters Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Vintage Violence,” Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
“Imaginary Portraits of Prince Igor,” Gallery Met, The Metropolitan Opera, New York, NY

“Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union: Art from Russia,” Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
“Idealizing the Imaginary: Invention and Illusion in Contemporary Painting,” Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI
“Dasha Shishkin, Dorota Jurczak, Paula Modersohn-Becker,” ph-projects, Berlin, Germany
“Who’s Been Here,” Bukowskis, Stockholm, Sweden
“In the Pink,” Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, NY

“Monanism,” Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia
“A Room of Her Own,” Lu Magnus, New York, NY
“Publisher Spotlight: LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies”, Pace Prints, New York, NY
“Figured Spaces: Selections from the John Morrissey Collection,” Schmidt Center Gallery, University Galleries, School of the Arts, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

“Living with Art: Collecting Contemporary in Metro New York,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
“Wildly Different Things: New York and Dublin,” The Observatory, Dublin, Ireland
“The More I Draw,” Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany

“Embrace,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
“A Decade of Contemporary American Printmaking: 1999-2009,” Visual Art Center of Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
“1999,” China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

“Once Upon A Time,” ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
“Drawing Now – Drawing Then Young Masters – Old Masters,” Arndt & Partner, Zurich, Switzerland
“Nightmares & Dreamscapes,” Galleria, Alberto Peola Gallery, Turin, Italy

“The Four Horsemen,” Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, Turin, Italy
“World Receiver,” Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
“Panic Room: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection,” Athens, Greece
“Dream & Trauma: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria “Automatic,” Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
“Responds To My Country”, Hungarian Cultural Center, New York, NY
“A Muzzle of Bees,” 33 Bond Gallery, New York, NY
“Re: Generation – Emerging Women Artists,” Smack Mellon Brooklyn, NY and The Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
“Summer 2007,” Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

“Hybrid: Anthea Hamilton, Alisa Margolis, Dasha Shishkin, Barbara Wolff,” Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt, Germany, curated by Eva Karcher
“HangART-7 Edition 4 - New York Contemporary: Art Times Squared,” Hangar-7, Salzburg, Austria
“Goods to Declare,” Bezalel Academy, Tel Aviv, Israel
“Summer 2006,” Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
“Liquid Paper-Pure Land,” Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
“This is not a Love Song,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
“The Compulsive Line: Etching 1900 to Now,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
“Re: Generation,” Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

“Founders Day,” Grimm|Rosenfeld, New York, NY
“Gegenwärtige Geschichtenerzähler,” Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
“Greater New York 2005,” PS1, New York, NY
“The ArtReview 25: Emerging US artists,” Phillips, de Pury & Co., New York, NY
“Much Madness is Divinest Sense,” Cohan+Leslie, New York, NY
“The Parable Show,” Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

“After Goya,” curated by Tomas Daniel, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
“The Day After...” curated by Lital Mehr, Oliver Kamm/5BE, New York, NY
“Hung, Drawn and Quartered,” curated by Miriam Katzeff, Team Gallery, New York, NY
Black ChurchPrint Studio, Dublin, Ireland (in association with The New York Society of Etchers)
GF Gallery New School University, New York, NY

Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery, Williamsburg, New York, NY
Pearl Gallery, New York, NY
“RSVP,” The Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

Naked Duck Gallery, Williamsburg, New York, NY
“North East Prints,” William Paterson University, NJ

“Dam,” Stuhltrager Gallery, Williamsburg, NY


Ollman, Leah, “Review: Dasha Shishkin’s dive into decadence,” Los Angeles Times, November 19

Berardini, Andrew, “Close Calls: Turin,” ArtForum, November 12

Wagley, Catherine, “5 Artsy Things to Do in LA This Week: Can Witchcraft Be About Self- Realization?,” LA Weekly, November 5
 Sala, Francesco, “Torino Updates: dietro ‘Shit and Die’, immagini esclusive dal backstage della mostra curate da Maurizio Cattelan per Artissima,” Artibune, November 4

“Top 100 Fall Shows: October,” Modern Painters, November

Miranda, Carolina, “Wild women and sci-fi scenarios: painter Dasha Shishkin’s crazy world,” Los Angeles Times, October 29

McCrickard, Kate, “Welcome to the Jungle: Violence Behind the Lines in Three Suites of Prints by Dasha Shishkin,” Art in Print, Volume 3, No. 4, December - November
 Sorkin, Jenni, “Soft and Entitled: On Dasha Shishkin at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara,” Texte zur Kunst, September
Donelan, Charles, “Review: Dasha Shishkin, erry icket,” Santa Barbara Independent, July 24
Nunez-Fernandez, Lupe, “Dasha Shishkin,” Saatchi Gallery online, June 13

Berkenblit, Ellen, “Artists on Artists: Dasha Shishkin,” Bomb Magazine, Number 122, Winter
"Saatchi Gallery’s New Exhibition of Contemporary Russian Art," Blouin Artinfo UK, November 12
Berardini, Andrew, “Painted with Candy, Washed in Acid: An Elliptical Review,” Artslant, April 25
Meyers, Todd, “Dasha Shishkin,” Art papers, May/June, p. 43
Ollman, Leah, “Figures That the Eye is Drawn To,” Los Angeles Times, April 27
Wagley, Catherine, “Rain, Fantasy and Freedom,” Daily Serving, April 27
Mullins, Julie, “For the love of art,” Express Cincinnati, April, p. 8
Nathan, Emily, “Dasha Shishkin: S INT N HO,” Artnet, April 13
Ramos, Steve, “Straight Outta Bushwick and Smack into Ohio,” Hyperallergic: Sensitive to Art & its Discontents, April 11
Pocaro, Alan, “Surrendering to the Gorgeous and Grotesque,” CityBeat, March 27
Seda-Reeder, Maria, “Dear Nostalgia,” AEQAI, March 18
Bodin, Claudia, “Mit Wonne Angst haben,” Art, February, p. 49
del Valle, Robert, “Stage & Canvas: Seeing the Results,” Real Detroit Weekly, January 11 - 17, p. 18
Hodges, Michael H, “Bright show sure cure for winter blahs,” The Detroit News: GO! Your Weekend Guide, January 19 p. 18M
O’Neil, Megan, “Idealizing the Imaginary: Creating the Self,” Metro Times: Night and Day, January 11 2017, pp. 38 - 39

“Florida Atlantic University exhibition features selections from the John Morrissey Collection,” ArtDaily, December
Murphy, J.J., “The Future,” JJ Murphy Films, October
Miller, Leigh Anne, “The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won’t Want to Miss,” Art in America Online, June 9
Allen, Emma, “How I (Barely) Survived New York Gallery Week,” ArtInfo, 9 May
Bronson, Ellie, “Puttin the Gore into Phantasmagoria: Dasha Shishkin at Zach Feuer,”, June 3
Kazanjian, Dodie, “Quiet Riot,” Vogue, June, pp. 184 - 187
“Dasha Shishkin,” The New Yorker, May 30, p. 12
Doran, Anne, “Dasha Shishkin: ‘Desaparecido’,” Time Out New York, May 26 - June 1, p. 40
Halle, Howard, “Best of New York Gallery Week,” Time Out New York, May 2
Bishop, Lauren, “CAC unveils upcoming season of exhibitions.”, April 29
Bendet, Stacey, “Shop Girl,” Hamptons Magazine, pp. 20, 60
Sanders, Charlotte, “Strange and beautiful,” Lula, No. 13, pp. 114 - 119

Schmidt, Eva, “Je mehr ich zeichne zeichnung als weltentwurf,” Vernissage Ausstellungen, No. 184a, October
Cashdan, Marina, Modern Painters, April, p. 15 - 17
“Cheat Sheet: The Hunt,” Conde Nast Traveler: The Collectors’ Edition 2010

Allsop, Laura, “Henry Darger,” Art Review, December, p.137
Rosenberg, Karen, “Dasha Shishkin,” New York Times Friday, October 2
Saltz, Jerry, “A New Kind of Boom,” New York Magazine, October 12
“Upcoming Shows: New York,” BT: Comme des Garcons, December

“Dasha Shishkin,” Monopol, November, p. 126
“Dasha Shishkin,” Elle, March
Fakray, Sarah, “Art: Dasha Shishkin,” Dazed and Confused, January, p. 36

Saltz, Jerry, “The Undead of Art History,” The Village Voice, October 11
“Barnyard Desires,” The Walrus, February
Subal, Simone, Hangar 7- Project, July

UOVO Magazine, Turin, pp. 50 - 71
Klaas, Heiko, “Mottenkiste”, Art - Das Kunstmagazin, June, No. 6, p. 96
Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review: Founders Day,” New York Times, August 19
Vogel, Carol, “Talent Call. Hot New Artists Wanted,” New York Times, February 3
Cornell, Lauren, “Un-Earthly Delights,” Nylon, April, pp. 106-107
Kunitz, Daniel and Ribas, Joao, “Emerging US Artists: Dasha Shishkin”, ArtReview, March, p. 114
“The ArtReview 25: Emerging US Artists,” ArtReview, March

Harper’s Magazine, October

Cotter, Holland, “'The Day After I Destroyed the Women I Wished I Had Not Destroyed Them' Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery,” New York Times, August 13, 2004


Malbert, Roger, “Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art,” Thames & Hudson

Cattelan, Maurizio and Myriam Ben Salah, “Shit and Die,” produced by Artissima, Damiani
Ozerkov, Dimtri, Gosha Ostretsov, and Lupe Nunez-Fernandez, “Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union: New Art From Russia: Saatchi Gallery,” The Saatchi Gallery

Griffelkunst-Vereinigung, Hamburg, Editionen III. / IV. Quartal 2012, Exhibition Catalogue
Goody, Dick, “Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and the Invention in Contemporary Painting,” Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI, pp. 44-47, Exhibition Catalogue

Leader, Karen J, “Figured Spaces,” University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Exhibition Catalogue
Michael, Linda ed., “Love is Nothing but a Sore,” Monanism, MONA - Museum of Old and New Art,
Hobart Tasmania, Australia, Exhibition Catalogue

Schmidt, Eva, “The More I Draw,” DuMont Buchverlag, pp. 186 - 189

Zelem, Lisa, “embrace!” Denver Art Museum, Vol. 1 pp. 114-119, Vol. 2 pp. 124 – 135, Exhibition Catalogue
Biesenbach, Klaus, “Henry Darger,” Prestel Verlag

Bronfen, Elisabeth and Hilary Hatch, Gerald Matt, Angela Stief, Edelbert Kob, “Dream and Trauma,”
Hatje Cantz, Exhibitions Catalogue

Grayson, Kathy, “Panic Room: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Works on Paper Collection,” Deitch Projects

Biesenbach, Klaus, “Greater New York 2005,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Exhibition Catalogue
“Dasha Shishkin, Im Bett über den Styx”, Gegenwärtig. Geschichtenerzähler, Ausst.-Kat.Hamburger Kunsthalle, p. 29, Exhibition Catalogue


Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA