Education

MFA Candidate- California College of the Arts: Social Practice Workshop
BFA- The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, 2005 Graduate


Public Works (edited)

“con razon” Oakland, CA 2012
“existential hopscotch” Miami, FL 2011
“existential hopscotch” Pittsburgh, PA 2011
“lorem ipsum” Chicago, IL 2009
“the illusive meanings of wrds” Columbus, OH 2009
“machete garden” Chicago, IL 2009
“Sueño Privado” Guadalajara, Mexico, 2009 
"Proud machete" Dangriga, Belize, 2008
"Firefly(s)" Portland, OR, 2008
"Que Papel Juegas" D.F. Mexico, 2008
"Que reflejas" Oaxaca, Oaxaca, 2008
"La corrupti-on" Oaxaca, Oaxaca, 2008
"Boats" Guanajuato, Gto, 2008
"Lets meet here…" Brooklyn, NY, 2008
"Bandaged" New Orleans, LA, 2008
"The great es-cape" Washington D.C., 2007
"Boats" Medanos, Argentina, 2007
"The great es-cape" Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

Large Works on Paper in conjunction with Late Night Cabaret, Loft3a, Chicago IL, 2009
No Longer Disturbing: Beneath the Paper Thin Surface, Unsmoke ArtSpace, Braddock, 2009
And I Don’t Want It to be Misappropriated, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, 2009


Group Exhibitions

Hennesy Youngman: it's a small, small world, Mauritzio Catalan Family Business Gallery, New York, NY, 2012
DONNIE OVERCASH 2012, Overca$h, Oakland, CA 2012
John Baldessari Class Assignments, Wattis Institute, San Fransisco CA, 2012
Wherehoused?, PLAySPACE: R&R PROjECTS, San Francisco, CA, 2011
Frenzy, Space 1950, New York NY, 2011
Flights of Fancy, NWAA , Willmington DE, 2011
Mothers, Blue Island Gallery, Chicago, IL 2011
Sixty Inches From Center Contemporary Graffiti, CC3 Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL, 2010
Decadent Dutchess, 54B Gallery, Chicago IL, 2010
The Book As Its Own Addendum, Marwen, Chicago IL, 2009
Chicago Underground Library: Science of Obscurity Event, Juniper Outpost, Chicago IL, 2009
Three Birds Gallery, Chicago IL 2009
Annual Group Clock Show, Pony Club Gallery, Portland, OR 2009
OMG, Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ 2009
Back on My Feet,Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia 2009
Issue 1: An Intellectual Property Benefit Auction, The Cyberpunk Apocalypse, Pittsburgh, 2009
SAWCC Benefit Auction, Tamarind Art Gallery, NYC, 2008
We Began There and Converged Here,  U of Iowa, Underground Gallery, Iowa City, 2008
Alter Ego's, Ponyclub Gallery, Portland OR. 2008
Vagon Hermoso, Canal Chapter, NYC, 2008
Modulo Exhibition, Viajo, Medanos, Argentina, 2007
Movil Libvre 2004, Toronto and NYC, 2004


Residencies and Collaborations

POWA and Benjamin Menchel Fellowship Program, Dangriga Belize, 2008
"La Pared Liquida" Lola Sosa, D.F. Mexico, 2008
Ballena Performance, LoCurativo Presents, Buratovich Argentina 2007
LoCurativo Summer Residency, Argentina, 2007
Legend of Siguanaba, Imagination Explosion LACAP, Theater for the New City, 2006
LACAP (Latin America Community Art Project) Summer Residency, El Salvador, 2005
Hipster Conalingus, Imagination Explosion, The Synthetic Zero Loft, New York, 2005
Alligator and Frog Refugee Resource Project, Reading PA 2005


Conferences & Publications

"Occupy as Form" Conference, Guest Contributor web log post. ARC Muses. Arts Research Center, UC Berkeley, 26 Jan 2012. Web.

Lavelle, Megan, and McCloskey, Zoe. "Memorandum." Introduction. Social Practice Book CCA 2011/12. San Fancisco: Social Practice, 2012. 6-7. Print.

"Notes on Asi Esta La Cosa" for Exhibition Catalog Asi Esta la Cosa: Emerging Artist from Mexico City and Chicago, 2010

 "Sexual Freak" for Digital Artifact Magazine, Issue 3 - We Made This For You Out Of Nothing, 2009


Press

NYTimes Design Blog: 6th Floor "Who made that Dummy Text" by Hilary Greenbaum, 2011

Mr. Fly, and Dr. Rabias, eds. Arte Urbe. Mexico, D.F.: La Gunilla Editores, 2009. 22, 28 Print.

Urbanartcore.eu "Zoe McCloskey's Lorem Ipsum Art" 2009

Top Picks:Unsmoke Exhibition, Pittsburgh City Paper  Mar 2009

Firelei Baez and Zoe McCloskey, Pittsburgh Post Gazette Video, 2009