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’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions including Heavy Rag, at Albertz Benda, 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.
Buckman has shown in Institutional and Gallery group exhibitions internationally, chief amongst them including the Camden Arts Centre, London, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Children’s Museum of the Arts, NY, Paul Kasmin Gallery NY, The Tarble Arts Center, Illinois, Goodman Gallery South Africa, Jack Shainman Gallery NY, Monique Meloche Chicago, NYU Florence Italy, Grunwald Art Gallery, Indiana University, at 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, The Tarble Arts Center, Illinois, The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, and The Centre Regional D’Art Contemporain, Sete France.
Buckman was a featured artist at Pulse Projects New York 2014 and Miami 2016, and was included in the curated Soundscape Park at Art Basel Miami Beach 2016. The artist completed an artist residency at Mana Contemporary. Public works include a mural, We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident, in collaboration with Natalie Frank which was first shown at the Ford Foundation Gallery of New York Live Arts in Chelsea in 2016, and then traveled to the Corcoran, Washington D.C. in 2018. In February 2018 Buckman unveiled her first major 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 rotating on the strip for over a year.
Buckman studied at the International Center of Photography (ICP), was awarded an Art Matters Grant in 2017, and lives and works in Brooklyn.