Zoë Charlton creates figure drawings, collages, installations, and animations that depict her subject’s relationship to culturally loaded objects and landscapes. Charlton received her MFA degree from the University of Texas, Austin and participated in residencies at Artpace Residency in Texas, McColl Center for Art + Innovation in North Carolina, and the Skowhegan School of Painting in Maine. Museum collections include The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas, Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama, and Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City. Charlton is a Professor in the Department of Art at American University in Washington, DC. She holds a seat on the Maryland State Arts Council, is a board member at the Washington Project for the Arts in Washington, DC, and is co-founder of ‘sindikit, a collaborative, research-centered, art initiative.