Annie Buckley is an artist, writer, and educator with an emphasis on art and social justice. She is a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Review of Books and a freelance writer for a number of publications including Artforum.com, Art in America, Artillery, The Huffington Post, KCET Artbound, Art&Education, and other publications. Buckley is the author of three works of fiction, Navigating Ghosts, Psychic Outlaws, and Mayday, published as part of multidisciplinary art projects, and several non-fiction books for youth on topics including racism, homelessness, and the arts, for education publishers.
Buckley’s visual and participatory art has been included in numerous museum, gallery, and public exhibitions, including solo shows at Carl Berg Gallery and Jancar Gallery in Los Angeles and the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Florida, as part of Miami Basel 2014. Recent projects include an interdisciplinary text, image, and interactive piece, “The People’s Tarot” and the participatory art project, “Pollinating Kindness.” Buckley is an Associate Professor of Visual Studies at California State University, San Bernardino, where is also the founding director of Community-based Art. She is based in Los Angeles.