O Zhang was born in Guangzhou China in 1976. A graduate of Royal College of Art in London and Central Academy of Art in Beijing, she is based in New York and Beijing. Zhang was the recipient of The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellowship, Fuji Film Student Awards and RCA Photography Graduate Award. She is nominated for numerous awards including Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (Beijing) and Beck's Future Award (London). She has had solo exhibitions in Beijing, London and Manchester, has had more than 80 international group shows, including Kunsthalle Museum (Hamburg), Miro Museum (Barcelona), Kunstmuseum (Bern), Museum of Contemporary Art (Shanghai), etc and is in the collections of Guggenheim Museum (NY) and Santa Barbara Museum (CA). O Zhang is giving a solo show at CRG gallery in New York and doing an artist residency at Queen’s Museum(NY) this winter.