Biography

Zoe McGuire (b. 1996 Upstate New York ) is a Brooklyn and Detroit-based artist whose work is predominantly comprised of vibrant oil paintings and charcoal and pastel drawings. Inspired by nature, music, and mysticism, McGuire creates surreal landscapes that hum with a range of vibrant colors and nuanced tonal scales. McGuire received her Bachelor of Arts in 2018 from Skidmore College where she studied art history. Since, she has participated in numerous group shows in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Upstate New York, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and London. McGuire’s work will be shown at Intersect Palm Springs and Spring Break LA with additional group shows at Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, MA; Another Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; and WOAW Gallery, Hong Kong in the coming months. In the next year, she will have solo shows in LA, Paris, and Cologne, Germany, to name a few. McGuire was recently a finalist for the New American Painting’s Emerging Artist Grant and will be featured in their 2022 MFA print issue. Currently, McGuire is an MFA candidate at the Cranbrook Academy of Art.

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b. 1996

Education 

Cranbrook Academy of Art MFA Candidate '23

NYC Crit Club '21

Skidmore College, B.A. Art History, Saratoga Springs, NY '18

Syracuse University in Florence, Florence, Italy '17

Emma Willard School, Troy, NY '14 

School of Visual Art, Continuing Education, New York, NY '19

2021

Lucky Charms, Moosey Art, Norwich, London 

Flat Files, Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY

 

2020

Spring to Action, Monica King Contemporary, New York, NY

Quo Vadis, Vanderplas Gallery, New York, NY

November 2nd, M Street Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Flat Files, ­Collar Works, Troy, NY

 

2019

Introductions, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Greenpoint Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY

2018

All Art +, Vanderplas Gallery, New York, NY

Student Curated Exhibition, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY