Artist of the moment………Diana al-Hadid

 

al Hadid is a contemporary sculptor and painter renown for her large mixed media works. Diana al-Hadid was born in Aleppa, Syria in the year 1981. Her family relocated to the state of Ohio in the United States when the artist was five years of age.

The artist credits being an immigrant for her success. She learned to work very hard and how to apply for grants.

Al-Hadid is well educated having earned a B.F.A. from Kent State University located in Kent, Ohio. She went on to earn a M.F.A.  from Virginia Commonwealth University located in Richmond, Virginia. The artist also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting located in Skowhagen, Maine.

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In this clip from 2015 we visit the studio of Diana Al- Hadid:

Diana Al Hadid is now based out of Brooklyn, New York.

Below a link to the website of the artist:

http://www.dianaalhadid.com/

The artist is very innovative in her materials and her design concepts. Though she often references the past, her use of modern and contemporary materials including beeswax, gypsum, steel,and fiberglass make for very unique works of art.

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