Annie Buckley

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Artist Background

Annie Buckley is an artist, writer, editor, and educator based in Los Angeles. Her work has been included in exhibitions since 1990 and she is the author of a book of short stories, Navigating Ghosts, and a novel, Psychic Outlaws, published by Luckman Gallery in October 2010 with an exhibition based on the novel. Annie’s conceptually-based photographic collages explore relationships between language and image. Her work is represented in Los Angeles by Jancar Gallery where she had solo shows in 2009 and 2011.

Annie’s writing about contemporary art has been published by and in magazines including Art in America, Make Magazine, Craft Magazine, GLASS, Artillery, and A&U, and from 2008-9, she was editor-in-chief of Artweek. She is the author of books, essays, and educational curricula, including reference books for children and adolescents. Her how-to books for children, published by Chronicle Books, have been recommended by publications including the Los Angeles Times, Child Magazine, New York Times, and Family Fun Magazine. Since July of 2009, Annie has curated “On Seeing”, an online exhibition series hosted by The Huffington Post.

As of September 2011, Annie will be an Assistant Professor of Visual Studies at California State University, San Bernardino, where she was previously an adjunct instructor. She has also taught for UCLA’s intern program, Teach LA/Teach Compton, and at Los Angeles Valley College and has given guest lectures at schools and universities including San Francisco Art Institute and UCLA Graduate School of Education. She received a BA with academic honors from UC Berkeley in 1990 and an MFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2003.

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