Zoe Hawk’s work deals with the complex experience of girlhood, exploring adolescent anxiety, feminine identity, and belonging. Zoe holds a BFA in studio art from Missouri State University, and MFA in painting from the University of Iowa. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and included in publications such as New American Paintings, Plastik Magazine, ArtMaze Mag (UK), and JOIA Magazine (Chile). She has attended artist residencies in Ireland, Norway, Belgium, and Qatar, and the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. Exhibitions include From Pangs to Pangolins, curated by Trenton Doyle Hancock (Shulamazit Nazarian, Los Angeles), The Four Stages of (Art) Love by The Street and the Shop (FRIEZE LA), SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2019 (Los Angeles), Contemporary Art Qatar (Kraftwerk, Berlin), and solo exhibition Dreaming As The Summers Die (Glass Rice, San Francisco). Special collaborative projects have included pieces for ZARA’s Women in Art clothing collection, released worldwide in 2019, and the Day Dreamers Tarot deck, created for international documentary film festival TRUE/FALSE in 2020. Zoe is currently based in Columbia, Missouri.