Born in Galati, Romania and raised in Texas, Diana Antohe’s practice is centered in the reach towards the country of her original citizenship, and the familial relationships that have always defined her understanding of Romania. Through painting, drawing, and sewing, Antohe creates work with cues from the systems of value and care she has inherited from the examples of her parents and grandparents.
Antohe received an MFA in Painting + Printmaking from VCU in 2019 and a BFA in Studio Art from Southern Methodist University in 2014, with additional studies at the Slade School of Art and Yale’s Auvillar Program. She has held residencies at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, Can Serrat Center in El Bruc, Spain, the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT, and Mildred’s Lane in Beach Lake, PA. Her work has been exhibited locally and internationally including Page Bond Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts, and Camden Arts Centre.
A sample of Diana Antohe’s work