Annie Buckley is the Art Editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is also an artist, writer, and educator with an emphasis on art and social justice. She 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. She has also written more than 200 articles, reviews, and essays on contemporary art published in Artforum, Art in America, Artillery, The Huffington Post, KCET Artbound, and other publications.
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, in which students, alumni, and volunteers facilitate art in the underserved local community at sites including a youth shelter, senior center, and three California state prisons. Buckley graduated from U.C. Berkeley with academic honors and received her MFA in New Genres from Otis College of Art and Design. She is based in Los Angeles.