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B. 1970, Philadelphia

Lives and Works in Philadelphia



2018    Madison Avenue, Meislin Projects, New York, NY

2015    Sea Change, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, PA

2013    Zoe Strauss: 10 Years, International Center for Photography, New York, NY

            Homesteading, Carnegie International/ Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

2012    Zoe Strauss: 10 Years: A Slideshow, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY

            Zoe Strauss: 10 Years, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

            Billboard Project, Philadelphia

2010    Zoe Strauss: Works for Columbus, OH, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

            Photographs by Zoe Strauss, Under I-95, Philadelphia

2009    We Love Having You Here, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY

            Outdoor Exhibition, La Casa Encendida, Madrid

2008    Zoe Strauss: Works in Progress, Peeler Art Center, Depauw University, Greencastle, IN

            Zoe Strauss: Works in Progress, World Class Boxing, Art Miami, Miami, FL

            Zoe Strauss, Open Satellite, Belleview, Washington

2007    If You Reading This, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
            I-95 Works in Progress, Etc. Galerie, Prague, Czech Republic

2006    Ramp Project, Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
            Projected and Selected Images, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2001-2010  Under I-95, Front St. and Mifflin St., the 1st weekend of May annually, Philadelphia, PA

2002-2009  Works-in-Progress, Southwark Community Center, last week of October annually, Philadelphia, PA



2016    Monument Lab, outdoor commissioned exhibition with Ai Wei Wei and others, Philadelphia

            Looking Both Ways, Woodmere Art Museum, PA

            WE:AMEricans, Station Independent Projects, New York, NY

2014    Postcards from America, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

2010    Queer Brighton: Molly Landreth & Zoe Strauss, Lighthouse, Brighton, UK. Part of Brighton Photo Biennial

2009    On the Scene: Jason Lazarus, Wolfgang Plöger, Zoe Strauss, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008    Who's Afraid of America?, Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

            Women to Watch, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
            L’Été photographique de Lectoure, Lectoure, France
            History Keeps Me Awake at Night: A Genealogy of Wojnarowicz, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

2006    This Is America; Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
            Summer Vacation: Photographs from the Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
            Whitney Biennial: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2004    Works on Paper, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
            Big Nothing Cabaret, Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2002    Leeway Award winners group show, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

1997    Indianapolis Installation Festival, Whirlforce Medical Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN, Juried Exhibition, 3rd in show



2017    Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2013    S. J. Weiler Fund Grant

2011    Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

2007    United States Artists Fellowship from The George Gund Foundation

2005    Pew Fellowship in the Arts, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia, PA

2004    Joint winner, Friends of Arcadia Awards, during Works on Paper 2004, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA

2002    Seedling Award, Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA



Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Institute of Chicago



Barberie, Peter and Sally Stein. Zoe Strauss: 10 Years (catalog). Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2012

Strauss, Zoe. America. Los Angeles, CA: AMMO Books, 2008


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