O Zhang was born in Guangzhou, China in 1976. She is a graduate of The Central Academy
of Art (Beijing) and The Royal College of Art (London), and is currently based in
New York and Beijing. Zhang is the recipient of the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellowship,
the Wilson Center for Photography fellowship, the RCA Photography Graduate
Award, and the Fuji Film Student Award. She has also been nominated and short-listed
for numerous other awards, including the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards, the Beck’s
Future Award, and Creative Capital Awards. Solo exhibitions of Zhang’s work have been
shown in Beijing, London, Manchester and New York; including a solo museum show
at the Queens Museum. Zhang has been included in international group exhibitions at
the Kunsthalle Museum (Hamburg), Joan Miro Museum (Barcelona), Kunstmuseum
(Bern), Folkwang Museum (Essen) and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Shanghai).
O Zhang’s work is included in a number of public collections including The Solomon R.
Guggenheim Museum (NY), The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (CA) and Millennium
Monument Art Museum (Beijing).