Zoe Hawk was born in St. Louis in 1982. She received a BFA in studio art from Missouri State University in 2005, and MFA in painting from the University of Iowa in 2011. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and included in publications such as New American Paintings, ArtMaze Mag(UK), and JOIA Magazine (Chile). Zoe has attended artist residencies in Ireland, Norway, Belgium, and Qatar, as well as the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. Notable exhibitions include From Pangs to Pangolins, a group exhibition curated by Trenton Doyle Hancock (Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles), SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2019 (Los Angeles), Contemporary Art Qatar (Kraftwerk, Berlin), and solo exhibition Dreaming As The Summers Die (Glass Rice, San Francisco).