Diana Shpungin is a Brooklyn based multi-disciplinary artist who works in drawing, sculpture, installation, hand-drawn animation, video & sound. Born in Latvia’s seaside capital of Riga under Soviet rule, Shpungin immigrated as a small child to the United States where her family settled in New York City. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY and has taught and lectured at numerous universities and art schools. She is currently faculty at Parsons: The New School for Design in New York. Shpungin has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions in both national and international venues including: The Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY; Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL; Futura Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic; Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France; Invisible Exports, New York, NY; Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL; and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY. Shpungin’s work has been reviewed in publications such as Artforum, Flash Art, New York Magazine, Art in America, Art Papers, The Village Voice, The New York Times, NY Arts Magazine, Timeout New York, Zing Magazine, Bloomberg, M-The NY Artworld, Timeout London, Connaissance des Arts, Le Monde, Whitehot Magazine, The Boston Globe & Miami Herald among others and she was cited in the introduction of Jerry Saltz’s most recent book “Seeing out Louder”. Shpungin has been awarded residencies with The MacDowell Colony, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, VLA Art and Law, Bronx Museum AIM Program and Islip Carriage House.
Diana's ArtPrize Entries
These are Diana's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Diana's Past Work
These are images of past work that Diana has done.