Diana Al-Hadid was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1981. At the age of five, she emigrated with her family to Canton, Ohio, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA in sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University and later attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine.
Her work is included in such collections as the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Weatherspoon Art Museum and the Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York. Al-Hadid has had solo exhibitions at Mills College Art Museum, Jaffe-Friede Gallery at Dartmouth College, the NYUAD Gallery, the Secession in Vienna, Austria, Columbus College of Art and Design, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Nasher Sculpture Center, and the Hammer Museum, among others. Her work is represented by Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York, Moran Bondaroff Gallery in Los Angeles, and Galleri Brandstrup Oslo in Norway.