Daria Dorosh, Ph.D. is an artist, educator, and researcher interested in how art, fashion, and technology converge on the body to create new cultural narratives. She is a co-founder of A.I.R. Gallery in New York, the first non-profit arts organization established in 1972 by 20 women artists to provide alternatives to mainstream art institutions that excluded women. Dorosh studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology, NY and at the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, NY. She taught fashion design at FIT most of her life and fine art at Parsons School of Design, NY for nine years. Her fashion archive is housed in Special Collections at the FIT Library. She is an adjunct faculty member of SMARTlab, University College Dublin, Ireland, where she completed her PhD in 2007 on pattern systems in art and fashion.In 2010 she launched her research platform, Fashion Lab in Process LLC, to identify new economic models for artists and designers at the American Folk Art Museum’s branch gallery in New York. During Fashion Week 2011, she organized Re-made in America, a roundtable discussion to examine the relationship between sustainability and technology in fashion. In 2017 she gave a keynote presentation on Take Back Your Body at the VSMM2017 conference on Virtual Systems and Multi Media and has given many others including The Future is History: feminist legacies in contemporary art, at the Brooklyn Museum. Her recent art exhibits were Take Back Your Body, (2018), and Dark Beauty (2020). A forthcoming body of work is taking shape in her studio for July 2021 titled Interrupted Landscape.