DIANA ZENG

Born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

EDUCATION

Washington University in St. Louis ‒ BSBA + Minor in Art, 2014

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

The Bonsack Gallery, solo exhibition ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2019 (upcoming)
The Last Hotel, group exhibition ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2019 (upcoming)
Angad Arts Hotel, group exhibition ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2019
Houska Gallery, group exhibition ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2018 - 2019
Union Studio, display ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2018 - 2019
MoModerne Design Shop, display ‒ Webster Groves, MO, 2018 - 2019
The Old Orchard Gallery, group exhibition ‒ Webster Groves, MO, 2018

COUNCILS + BOARDS

Great Rivers Greenway, Artists of Color Council for the Chouteau Greenway ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2018 - 2021
Downtown STL, INC., Board of Directors ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2016 - 2017
The Venture Cafe Foundation, Founding Advisory Board ‒ St. Louis, MO, 2014 - 2016

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Artist Talk with John Burroughs School ‒ The Bonsack Gallery, St. Louis, MO, 2019 (upcoming)
Artist Talk with Young Chinese Professionals Association ‒ Houska Gallery, St. Louis, MO, 2019
Startup WU Panel with Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship ‒ Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2018
Beef and a Toast Panel with 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation ‒ T-REX , St. Louis, MO, 2016
Lecture at Queer Places, Practices & Lives Symposium, “The Façade of Oz: Undoing Socially Constructed Utopia and Privilege” ‒ The Ohio State University, 2014

TEACHING

The Brown School of Social Work, Teaching Assistant ‒ Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2016
Cortex Summer Interns Program, Program Director ‒ Cortex Innovation Community, St. Louis, MO, 2016

MEDIA

Crown, Lena. “Painting A Feeling: A Conversation with St. Louis-Based Artist Diana Zeng.” ALIVE Magazine. 2018.
Chan, Tiffany. “Profiles in Art: Diana Zeng/Zen She.” The Female Gaze. 2017.
Korman, Jennifer. “In Her Element.” Jennifer Korman Photography. 2017.

KNOWN COLLECTIONS

Private collection ‒ Sedona, AZ
Private collection ‒ San Francisco, CA
Private collection ‒ Mountain View, CA
Private collection ‒ Denver, CO
Private collection ‒ Lanzhou, Gansu, China
Private collection ‒ Zhuzhou, Hunan, China
Private collection ‒ Bradenton, FL
Private collection ‒ Miami, FL
Private collection ‒ Grinnell, IA
Private collection ‒ Indianola, IA
Private collection ‒ Chicago, IL
Private collection ‒ Westborough, MA
Private collection ‒ St. Louis, MO
Private collection ‒ Astoria, NY
Private collection ‒ New York, NY
Private collection ‒ Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand
Private collection ‒ Nashville, TN
Private collection ‒ London, England, United Kingdom