Shana Nys Dambrot

L.A. Weekly

Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator and author based in downtown L.A. She is the Arts Editor for the L.A. Weekly, and a contributor to Flaunt, Art & Cake, and Artillery.

She studied art history at Vassar College, writes book and catalog essays, curates and juries exhibitions, is a dedicated Instagram photographer and is the author of the experimental novella “Zen Psychosis” (2020, Griffith Moon).

She speaks at galleries, schools and cultural institutions nationally, and is a member of ArtTable and the L.A. Press Club, and sits on the Boards of Art Share-LA and the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art, the Advisory Council of Building Bridges Art Exchange, and the Brain Trust of Some Serious Business.