Carmel Buckley was born in Derby, England, lives and works in London and Cincinnati. She studied at Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic, Escuela de Bellas Arte, Madrid University, San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts in Mexico City and at the School of Visual Arts, New York as a Fulbright Fellow. She is currently Professor of Art at The Ohio State University. She has been the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Art Sculpture Award and an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Award. Recent solo exhibitions include The Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (2009), Clay Street Press, Cincinnati, OH (2011), and The Center For Recent Drawing, London, England (2012), and Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (2014). Her work has been featured in exhibitions at Gallery North, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England (2005); at Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (2006); at E:vent Gallery, London, England (2009), and Sculpture Key West, Key West, FL (2011).