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Biography

Zoe Leonard (b. 1961) lives and works in New York, NY. Leonard is the recipient of the 2014  Bucksbaum Award, Whitney Museum of American Art; the 2010 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize Finalist; 2006 Anonymous Was A Woman; 2005 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant; 2003 Wexner Center for the Arts Residency; 2000 and 2001 Creative Capital Foundation. 

 

Leonard has had domestic and international exhibitions at The Agency for Contemporary Art, London; Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA; Camden Arts Centre, London; Le Case d’Arte, Milan; Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw; Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX; Centre National de la Photographie, Paris; Dia: Beacon, New York, NY; Dia at the Hispanic Society of America, New York, NY; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur; Fourth Street Photo Gallery, New York, NY; Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid; Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan; Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne; Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin; Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp; Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France; Galerija Dante, Umag; Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, Umag; Gallery Anadiel, Jerusalem; Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France; Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, KS; Kinsthaus Glarus, Glarus; Greathouse, New York, NY; Hogarth Gallery, Sydney; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel; Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Santa Monica, CA; Micheline Szwajcer Gallery, Antwerp; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Murray Guy, New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Vienna; Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY; Pinakothik der Moderne, Munich; Richard Foncke Gallery, Ghent; Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco, CA; University Art Museum/Pacific Film Archives, University of California, Berkeley, CA; Villa Arson, Nice; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; and Wiener Secession, Vienna.

 

Selected public collections include Antwerp Museum of Photography, Antwerp, Belgium; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Arthoteque de Leon, (Biblioteque Municipale), Lyon, France; 

Baltimore Art Museum, Baltimore, MD; Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Dos Hermanas, Spain; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Ellipse Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France; Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain de Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France; Fotomuseum Wintertur, Winterthur, Switzerland; Generali Foundation, Wien, Austria; Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands; Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; Hessel Museum, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; Jue de Paume (via Centre National de la Photographie), Paris, France; Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Paris, France; Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Wien, Austria; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art Miami, Miami, FL; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; New York Public Library, New York, NY; The New School, New York, NY; Palazzo Grassi -François Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Pinakothek der Moderne, München, Germany; Provinciaal Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp, Belgium; Provincia di Milano, Milan, Italy; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Sheldon Memorial Museum, Lincoln, NE; Staad Museum, München, Germany; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany; Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst Gent, Ghent, Belgium; The Tate Modern, London, UK; Vienna, Austria; Western Bridge, Seattle, WA; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.