Zoë Buckman (b. 1985 Hackney, East London) is a multi-disciplinary artist working in sculpture, installation, and photography, exploring themes of Feminism, mortality, and equality.
Buckman studied at the International Center of Photography (ICP), was awarded an Art Matters Grant in 2017, The Art Change Maker Award 2019 at The New Jersey Visual Arts Center, and The Art and Social Impact Award 2020 at Baxter St NYC, and completed a residency at Mana Contemporary in 2017.
Notable solo shows have included No Bleach Thick Enough, at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, Heavy Rag at Fort Gansevoort Gallery, New York, Let Her Rave at Gavlak Gallery Los Angeles, Imprison Her Soft Hand at Project for Empty Space, Newark; Every Curve at PAPILLION ART, Los Angeles; and Present Life at Garis & Hahn Gallery, New York.
Group shows include those at The Museum of Art and Design, NYC, MOCA, Virginia, The Camden Arts Centre, London, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Children’s Museum of the Arts, Paul Kasmin Gallery, NY, Goodman Gallery, South Africa, Jack Shainman Gallery NY, Monique Meloche, Chicago, NYU Florence, Italy, Grunwald Art Gallery, Indiana University, the Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, GA, and The National Museum of African-American History & Culture, Washington, DC.
Public works include a mural, We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident, in collaboration with Natalie Frank at the Ford Foundation Live Gallery of New York Live Arts in NYC. In February 2018 Buckman unveiled her first Public Sculpture presented by Art Production Fund on Sunset Blv, Los Angeles, a large scale outdoor version of her neon sculpture Champ, which has been up for three years.
Later this year Buckman will be included in the group show Garmenting: Costume of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY. A solo show at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery is scheduled for 2022.
Buckman lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.