Discipline: Visual Art – photography

Zoe Leonard

Discipline: Visual Art – photography
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2002

Zoe Leonard was born in 1961 in Liberty, New York, and lives and works in New York. She has exhibited internationally since the late 1980s and has recently been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas; Dia:Beacon in New York; the Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland; the Museo Nacional Reina Sofia in Madrid; and the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. Her work was included in the 1993, 1997, and 2014 Whitney Biennials and in Documenta 9 (1992) and Documenta 12 (2007). She won the Whitney's Bucksbaum Award in 2014 for her work 945 Madison Avenue.



Zoe Leonard worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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