Carmel Buckley is a Professor in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University and teaches in the sculpture and foundations areas. She received a BA (sculpture) from Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic and continued her post-graduate studies at the Escuela de Bellas Artes, Madrid University, Spain and the San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts, Mexico City on a Mexican Government Scholarship. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree (sculpture) from the School of Visual Arts, New York, as a Fulbright Fellow.
Carmel has exhibited her work nationally at The Drawing Center, NY; the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; and the Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati. She has shown internationally at venues including the Economist Building, London, and the Center For Recent Drawing, London, England. She has been the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Sculpture Award and an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Award.