Maria Dimanshtein
Long Island City, New York

In her mixed media works, Maria Dimanshtein uses everything from glitter to magazine cutouts to spray paint. Sometimes she plays with these elements to see what might happen, while other times she tries to echo a specific creative vision. When she’s not making art, she does freelance work as a graphic designer. Maria recently moved to New York from Illinois and loves it there because she can finally see all those masterpieces she read about in art history books.

Artist and Customer Comments

Maria Dimanshtein 5/23/2012 | 12:41 PM

Two of my pieces will be in the "Night Sky" show at Evanston Art Center, opening June 3rd, 2012, 1-4pm. I will be there. Should be a great show!

Maria Dimanshtein 11/17/2011 | 1:38 AM

I am glad my paintings are finding new loving homes! Thank you to everyone who have purchased my work. I have been working hard in my studio and continue to upload more work. Hope you enjoy it!

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C OBrian purchased this artwork. 4/20/2011 | 9:50 PM

This luminous and richly hued painting dazzles like a jewel -- I am delighted to have it in my home!

N Zanios 1/27/2011 | 1:55 PM

Would you please sign the painting on the front,I jsut purchased? "City in Spring"

commentsLittle Apples 1
H Dannenberg purchased this artwork. 11/30/2010 | 4:46 AM

Danke für dasschöne Bild Little Apples 1 Es bekommt einen Rahmen und hängt im WohnzimmerDr.Heide Dannenberg

UGALLERY 5/10/2010 | 6:37 PM

Meet Maria and learn about her recent trip to India at the UGALLERY blog:

Maria Dimanshtein 4/22/2010 | 12:55 PM

Hello, I am inviting you to read my blog where I write about my experiences related to art.

Maria Dimanshtein 11/22/2009 | 8:34 PM

You are very welcome! I am glad you like them :)

S Manson 11/22/2009 | 5:01 AM

I LOVE the three works that I have - thank you.

Maria Dimanshtein 8/19/2009 | 3:49 PM

Hello and Welcome! If you're located in Chicago area, my artwork is currently on display at Metropolis Coffee (1039 W Granville Ave, Chicago, IL, 6:30 am - 8 pm). The show will be up through September 13, 2009.

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Mixed media artwork on paper
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12" h x 12" w 
0 lbs. 4 oz.


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I work with paper cutouts, which I combine with a variety of painted backgrounds. I create a shape, cut it out by hand from solid paper, and then paste it over the background. The gold background has a matte shimmer and appears to be glowing. It interacts with the lighting in the room. This piece is on heavyweight paper and will need a frame for display.

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