Badanna Zack is a sculptor and conceptual artist born in Montreal, QC, and now lives and works in Toronto. Zack emerged as a sculpture artist during the Minimalist movement, from which she rebelled against to emerge as a unique sculptor with a bold and dissenting voice. Renowned as a provocateur of Canadian Art, Zack is known for her papier-mâché, soft sculpture, and large-scale replicas of everyday objects.
Zack’s work has been shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, spanning from the mid-1960s to the mid 2000s. Notable institutions and galleries that have exhibited Zack’s work includes Oakwood Contemporary Gallery, Plug In ICA, the Belgium Sculpture Biennial among many others. Zack’s pieces can be found in collections such as Douglas College, NJ, Rutgers University, NJ, Concordia University, the Art Galley of Hamilton, the Oakville Centennial Gallery, Lynnwood Arts Centre and numerous private collections. Zack studied architecture at McGill University, and practiced as an architect for ten years before obtaining her B.A of Fine Arts from Concordia University in 1964 and her M.F.A. in Fine Arts from Rutgers University, New Jersey.