top of page


790 Riverside Drive 5M, New York, NY10032          air



2007    SMARTlab, Digital Media Institute, University of East London, UK, PhD in new media,

             thesis: Patterning: The Informatics of Art and Fashion

1968 - 1964 Cooper Union School of Art & Architecture, NY, Certificate, Fine Arts

1963 - 1961 Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, AAS, Fashion Illustration 


Academic Experience

2016 - present Adjunct Associate Professor, SMARTlab, University College Dublin, IR 

1969 - 2015 Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, Fashion Design, Professor

1976 - 1985 Parsons School of Design, NY, Fine Art, Adjunct Professor 


Solo Exhibitions

2018    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Take Back Your Body, An installation of textile art-to-wear and digital prints

2015    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, The Art of Sleep, An installation of digital prints and textile sculpture

2012    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, DEEP play, imaginary realms and comfort objects for grown-ups; digital prints and textile sculpture

2012    Alliance Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY, Daria Dorosh: Chairs: 1982 - 2010

2010    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, jump-off, mixed media installation with story rugs, chairs, clothing bundles, inkjet prints, and QR codes.

2007    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, The Changing Room, mixed media installation, digital prints, fashion, and video

2005    Trisolini Gallery, University of Ohio, Athens, OH, RE-FAB,  Clothing ball sculpture, dressy potholders, digital prints, and video

2004    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Plays Well with Others, Sculpture and multi-media installation

2003    Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY, SHIFT: dimensional prints and flattened objects

2001    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, LOOP: digital print and ceramic constructions

1998    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Scraps and Shadows, digital prints

1995    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Re-constructions: water sculpture & altered photographs

1994    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Between Water and Sand

1992    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Sculpture for a City

1990    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Fragment, Collision, Material

1988    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Aspects of Place

1984    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Daria Dorosh in Collaboration with Harriet Balaran,Elizabeth Diller, Mary Pepchinski, Donna Robertson

1982    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Paintings / Resistant Spaces: Paintings in combination with photographs and chairs

1980    Harrison Paul Gallery, San Jose, CA, Daria Dorosh

1980    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Daria Dorosh

1978    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Daria Dorosh

1976    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Daria Dorosh

1974    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Daria Dorosh / Maude Boltz

1973    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Daria Dorosh / Nancy Kitchel 


Selected Group Exhibitions

2020    Alliance Gallery, DVAA, Narrowsburg, NY, Dark Beauty: Daria Dorosh & John Tomlinson

2019    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, For Information, the Scalability project

2018    Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of  Criminal Justice, NY. <Decode> artists policing data

2016    Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden, Women on the Line 

2016    Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India, Cooperative Consciousness 

2016    El Barrio Artspace PS109, NY, While You Were Texting

2015    Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT, Gathering Threads:Contemporary Fiber Art

2015    ARC Gallery and Educational Center, Chicago, IL, The Body In Review,

2014    Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN, San Francisco, CA, Princeton University, NJ, Washington University, Governor’s Island, NY,                  A.I.R. Refreshed, Traveling show

2014     Governor’s Island, NY, If These Walls...

2014     A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Wet Paint

2013    A.I.R. Gallery, NY 40/40: A Double Vision, curated by Lilly Wei,

2011    Konsthall, Sandviken, Sweden, and A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Vestige, traces of reality

2011    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, But that’s a different story…

2010    National Academy of Design Museum, NY, Abbey Mural Workshop Projects

2009    Salena Gallery, LIU, NY, Better Than Ever

2009    Dishman Art Museum, TX; Better Than Ever

2009    Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ, Better Than Ever

2008    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, History Show

2008    Krannert Art Museum, IL, PixelPops 2008: Wide Open

2008    Apexart, NY, Scrawl, curated cell phone videos

2008    SOLO Impression, NY, A.I.R. Print Portfolio 1976

2008    Werkstatte Gallery, NY, A.I.R. Group 1972-1979

2006    2B Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, A.I.R. in Hungary

2006    Putney School, VT, One True Thing

2004    SIGGRAPH 2004 Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Synesthesia

2004    Museum at FIT, NY, Schools of Thought

2003    Seoul, Korea, Korea Creative Artists Association

2003    Kunstverein Firma Paradigma, Linz, Austria, New York Cross-Cut

2002    New York Hall of Science, NY, traveling to Taranto Gallery, NY, Digital 2002: Envisioning Time, Space and the Future

1998    Gallery 128, NY, 50:50

1998    Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, CA, A.I.R. Gallery Group

1998    Kingsborough Community College, CUNY, NY, 25 Years of A.I.R.

1997    Palm Beach C.C. Mus. of Contemporary Art, FLA, Sit on This: The Chair as Art

1997    Rotterdam, NE, I.S.E.A.: 9th International Symposium on Electronic Art, DEAF '96: Digital Territories

1996    Valencia Community College, FLA, Working Relationships

1996    Pelham Arts Center, NY, Domestic Curiosities

1995    Valle d’Aosta, Italy, Artists’ Meeting

1994    Lookout Urban Space, NY, Maquette Exhibit II

1992    Municipal Art Society, NY, Design New York

1990    Columbia University, NY, Bridging the Gaps: Pedestrian Connections in the City

1989    The Clocktower Gallery, NY, Seattle, Los Angeles, Moscow, Leningrad, Minsk, Tashkent, Montreal, Competition Diomede

1986    Storefront for Art & Architecture, NY, Homeless at Home

1986    Womens’ Caucus for the Arts, NY, Public Visions / Public Monuments

1982    Bronx Museum, NY, Photostart

1981    Museum of Modern Art, NY, New Art II: Textures and Surfaces

1981    Kunsthalle, Lund, Sweden, A.I.R. Group Show

1981    San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA, Patterns

1981    Museum of Modern Art, NY, Selections from Art Lending

1981    79 Wall Street Gallery, Southampton, NY, D.Dorosh / L.Geissler

1978    Ginza Kaigakan Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Group Show

1978    Bronx Museum, NY, Personal Visions

1978    Franklin Marshal College, Lancaster, PA, Five Artists Changing

1974    Marlboro College, VT, Watercolor Group

1973    American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, Purchase Fund Exhibit

1972    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Inaugural Group Show

1972    S.U.N.Y., Fredonia, NY, Ten Artists (Who Also Happen to be Women ) 


Selected Video

             All video available on

2018    Goddess Rising, sound by Marc Switko 

2018    Closure, sound: American bullfrog

2018    Badb, Sound composed on Wolframtones

2017    Frequencies, Sound composed on Wolframtones

2008    Cut it Out, fashion demo. Sound composed on Wolframtones

2008    Night Sounds, chantingfrogs and Wolframtones

2007    Playing Field, installation video of 2004 exhibition. Sound by Clilly Castiglia

2007    The Changing Room, show web cam video. Sound composed on Wolframtones

2006    Patternwoman v.3, Ohio Version. Video animation based on a workshop collaboration led by Daria Dorosh at Ohio University,                    Athens, OU.

2006    Journey, autobiographical animation

2004    Patternwoman v.1, and v.2, animation composed for the OmniGlobe, a 60” spherical computer monitor, sound: Ian Epps,                            voice: Galen Brandt

2003    Shift, video documentary of Daria Dorosh produced by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY, in conjunction with                her one person show, SHIFT: dimensional prints and flattened objects

2003    Fashion Noir, FIT 2002 class fashion show. Sound Ian Epps

1995    Location Intersection, Collaboration with Jeep Johnson 


Web Archives

2014    Making Waves, interview,, published 3/17/2014

2012    View from the Easel, Part 5, published 2/23/12 by Philip A Hartigan, 


2012    Concerns from The Second Economy: Daria Dorosh on the Baby Boomer’s Relationship to Technology and Art,

             published 11/14/12 by Paddy Johnson 


2010    Re-Made in America, published 10/4/10 by Gayil Nalls, Ph.D. 


2010    Daria Dorosh Upcycles Clothing to Relate Fashion to Digital Culture published 02/14/10 by Brit Liggett,


2004    Art & Technology,, Internet Art Radio, interview, Daniel Durning

Conferences, Symposia, and Presentations

2018    Words and consequences in a datafied culture, moderator & panelist, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY.

             exhibition program for: Decode:artists policing data

2017    VSMM, 23rd conference on virtual reality and multimedia, presenter, UCD, Dublin

2017    (Im)materiality Now, Visiting lecture series, Pratt Digital Arts, NY

2016    Earth & Labor roundtable, panelist & organizer, El Barrio Artspace PS109, NY   

2014    Performing Digital Disruption, panelist, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, led by Gabriella Shypula

2014    Women in Art and Technology, Amelia Marzac roundtable, A.I.R. Gallery, NY

2014    The Future is History: feminist legacies in contemporary art, panel organizer and presenter, Elizabeth Sackler Center

             for feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, NY

2011    How to Build a Hybrid Network for your Projects, ArtTable2011 program

             Advancing Leadership and Professional Development in the Visual Arts

2011     Feminism and the Cooperative Model in the Art World, The 99th Annual Conference of the College Art Association, NY,  panelist

2011    Re-made in America: examining a future for fashion, American Folk Art Museum, NY, symposium organizer and presenter

2010    Smart Customization Seminar, MIT Design Lab, Cambridge, MA attendee

2010    Fashion’s Night Out, Fashion Lab in Process, American Folk Art Museum, NY

2009    Creating an Alternative Art World, Museum of the City of NY, NY, panelist

2008    User Innovation Seminar, Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA, attendee

2008    Sketching in Hardware 08, RISD School of Design, RI, presenter

2008    DIY manufacture-on-demand, DIGit Media expo, Narrowsburg, NY, presenter

2008    DIY Feminisms from Pioneer to Punk to Post-digital, BMCC, NY, panelist

2008    Material A.I.R.: Substance & Process, DUMBO Arts Center, NY, panelist

2007    The Art of Being Global, College Art Association, NY, presenter

2007    New Kind of Science, NKS 2007 Conference, Burlington, VT presenter

2006    New Kind of Science, NKS 2006 Conference, Wash., DC presenter

2006    DIGit New Media Festival, Narrowsburg, NY presenter

2005    Mediterranean Women and their Rights, The Fes-Saiss Association and the Centre for Studies and Research on Women, Sidi                          Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco, speaker

2004    Plays Well with Others Siggraph 2004, L A, CA, OmniGlobeª video installation and artists talk

2004    Digital Line and Color Pratt Institute, NY, NYC Chapter of Siggraph, panelist

2004    Emerging Partnerships in Education and the Digital Industry, Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, NY, symposium organizer

2004    Third Annual Professional Roundtable, School of Graduate Studies Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, panelist

2004    New Tools, New Rules, DIGit, Media Arts Expo, Narrowsburg, NY panelist

2003    Art in a Digital Age, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY, artist talk with exhibition

1998    The Digital Print, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, a 3 week workshop and exhibition for women artists to use the Hewlett-Packard   DesignJet                  2500CP large-format color printer, organizer

1997    Coops - Urban, Suburban, and Ghetto, College Art Association, NY, panelist

1997    A.I.R.: The Early Years, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, panel moderator

1996    Computer Culture: Is there room in the Art world? Artists Talk on Art, NY, panelist

1996    Fragmentation and Reconstruction in Contemporary Art, 

             Memory & Oblivion: XXIXth International Congress of the History of Art, Amsterdam, NE, poster presenter

1995    Artists and Environmentalists: a dialogue A.I.R. Gallery, NY, panel organizer & participant

1995    Feminism: theory in/and practice A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, organizer and moderator with Amy Schlegel 


Selected Press

2012    View from the Easel, Part 5, published 2/23/12 by Philip A Hartigan, retrieved on 12.12.16


2012    Concerns from The Second Economy: Daria Dorosh on the Baby Boomer’s Relationship

             to Technology and Art, published 11/14/12 by Paddy Johnson, retrieved on 12.12.16


2010    Re-Made in America, published 10/4/10 by Gayil Nalls, Ph.D., retrieved on 12.12.16


2010    Daria Dorosh Upcycles Clothing to Relate Fashion to Digital Culture

             published 02/14/10 by Brit Liggett, retrieved on 12.12.16


2009   Staten Island Sunday Advance, March 8, Michael J. Fressola, Playing Well Together, article, group photo.

2009   University Press, April 1, Jacqueline Hays, All-woman art exhibit to open in Dishman April 3 article, photo.

2007   The New York Sun, Weekend Edition, Arts+Select, show info & photo.

2007   Brattleboro Reformer, April 26, Arlene Distler, A.I.R. at Putney School: An exuberant expression of the “One True Thing, review  

2003   Artsletter, March, A Publication of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, article

1992   Villager, December 9, Sascha Brodsky, 20 Years of Women's Art Activism, article

1992   Downtown Express, March 16, Hilditch / Webber, Best of the Week review,

1989   Battery News, January, Joanna Molloy Big Macs on the Street with Diamonds article

1988   Battery News, April, N.F. Karlins, review

1984   Artforum, May, Patricia Phillips, review

1984   New York Times, March 1, Vivien Raynor, review

1982   Arts, June, Karen S. Chambers, essay

1980   New York Times, L.I., August, Helen A. Harrison, review

1980   Newsday, September, Malcolm Preston, review

1980   Arts, February, Thea Gutman, review

1978   Artforum, May, Jeffrey Keeffe, review

1978   Soho News, March, John Perrault, article

1976   Fire in the Lake, Vol.1,#4, Ann Stubbs, interview

1976   Arts, April, Ellen Lubell, review

1974   Artforum, May, Lawrence Alloway, review

1973   Ms. Magazine, February, Marcia Tucker, By-passing the Gallery System

1973   Art News, February, Ellen Lubell, review

1972   Art News, October, Laurie Anderson, review

1972   Arts, November, Ellen Lubell, review 



2017    Take Back Your Body, 23rd International Conference on Virtual System & Multimedia, (VSMM) IEEE digital library

2017    A Studio Visit with a Mid-century Artist,

2015    Fashion Massing, essay,

2012    A.I.R. Pioneers, by Judy Cooper and Yuka Petz

2004   Ratava's Line: Emergent Learning and Design Using Collaborative Virtual Worlds ACM Siggraph ‘04 Education Program Proceedings                Los Angeles, CA,  DiPaola, S., Dorosh, D., Brandt, G.

2004   Synaesthesia, catalogue, Siggraph2004, essay, Daria Dorosh

2001   Reweaving Time, selected works by Daria Dorosh from 1972 - 2001,

            with photographs and essays by David Carrier and Dominique Nahas

1993   Experimental Architecture, Design + Research in New York, Independent Projects, Anne

            Van Ingen and Dennis Dollens, essay with photographs by Daria Dorosh

1988   Art and Context: A Personal View, article & photographs by Daria Dorosh, 

            Leonardo, Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, Vol.21, #4,

1991   Svito-Vyd, Arts Journal, Kiev / New York, article & photos, Daria Dorosh,

1980   New Catholic World, December, essay with photographs, Daria Dorosh 


Grants and Awards

2020    WEF, Women Economic Forum, Exceptional Women of Excellence Award

2011    ArtTable, 30th Anniversary Artist Honors Award, NY

2010    Abbey Mural Workshop Residency, National Academy of Design, NY

2006    DVAA Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, NY, Individual Artists Grant

2005    State University NY Chancellors’ Award for Scholarship and Creativity

1988    New York State Council on the Arts, Architecture, Planning, and Design, Sponsored Projects

1986    National Endowment for the Arts, Design Arts 


Public and Corporate Collections

Whitney Museum, NYC

Special Collections, Fashion Institute of Technology, NY Library 

Fales Library, NYU collection of A.I.R. historic documents

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, & Photographs

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, A.I.R. Print Portfolio, Prints and Illust.Books

Museum of Modern Art, NY, A.I.R. Print Portfolio, Special Collections, Library

National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, A.I.R. Print Portfolio

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, A.I.R. Print Portfolio

Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, A.I.R. Print Portfolio

University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, OK, A.I.R. Print Portfolio

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, NY

General Electric Corporation, Fairfield, CT, and NY

Prudential, NJ

Mobil Oil, Fairfax, VA 


bottom of page