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.
Notable solo shows have included BLOODWORK at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery London, Nomi at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, 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 SF Moma, The Broad Museum, The Museum of Art & Design, NYC, The Parish Art Museum, The Baltimore Museum of Art, MOCA Virginia, The Camden Arts Centre, London, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Children’s Museum of the Arts, The Shirley Fitterman Center NY, MASSIMODECARLO Gallery Hong Kong, Mother Gallery, Beacon NY, Paul Kasmin Gallery NY, Goodman Gallery South Africa, Jack Shainman Gallery NY, Monique Meloche Chicago, NYU Florence Italy, Grunwald Art Gallery, Indiana University, and 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
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.
Public works include MENDED: a Times Square Midnight Momenta, a mural, We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident, in collaboration with Natalie Frank at the Ford Foundation Gallery of New York & Live Arts in NYC, and various billboard projects with For Freedoms. 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 several years.
Buckman’s work is included in the permanent collections of The National Portrait Gallery, London, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, The Chrysler Museum Virginia, and The Studio Museum in Harlem.
Buckman lives and works in Brooklyn, NY