Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, Community Arts, California College of the Arts, Oakland California, 2015

selected publications

WE BOTH LAUGHED IN PLEASURE: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan, co-edited with Ellis Martin, Nightboat Books, Forthcoming 2019


PolySensorium Tells Your Fortune: An Action Art Object, TSQ, Volume 5, Issue 1. Co-authored with Julian Carter, Doran George, Maxe Crandall and Selby Wynn Schwartz, 2018

untitled, DATABLEED zine, Issue Three, 2016

Manifesto For A New Gay Aesthetic, Vetch Magazine, Issue Three, 2016

AUTO-SÉANCE #3: SERVING WATER TO A GHOST, Hold: a journal, Issue One, 2015

i didn’t not making anything out of a self i merely turned, It’s night in San Francisco but it’s sunny in Oakland, Timeless, Infinite Light, 2014

Materialist Poetry Handbook, produced with Dario Robleto, Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, Shushan Tesfuzigta, and Tania Butterworth, 2014

solo exhibitions

WE'RE GONNA WIN BIG! Nook Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2016

YOU ARE LIVING IN OTHER MEN'S THROATS, Post Office Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2015

selected group exhibitions

What’s Happening?, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA 2018

Social Objects, CTRL+SHFT Collective, Oakland, CA 2018

The Manifesto Show, Nook Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2016

In Residence: Our Gallery is Your Living Room, Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA, 2015

Water Work, Campus Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2014

Points of Contact: This is Community Arts, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA, 2013

Not What They Seem: A Twin Peaks Show, Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco, CA, 2013

Desert Seeking Forest, Isabel Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2013

selected performances

SET FOR LIFE, Nook Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2016

Crazy For Loving You, Artists Television Access, San Francisco, CA, 2015

Listening Party, Post Office Gallery, 2015

Auto Seance #1: Does Love Survive the Death of Cells, Headlands Center for the Arts, 2014

Catalpa Residency, Desert Hot Springs, CA, 2018

Micro Residency, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2018

The Kate Escape, Pikesville, MD, 2017

Our Gallery Is Your Living Room Residency, Oakland, CA, 2016


Crafting Cups - Beginning Wheel Throwing, Black Hound Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2019

Louis G. Sullivan – Research Presented, Ellis Martin & Zach Ozma, William Way LGBT Community Center, Philadelphia PA, 2019

Studio Manager & Membership Coordinator, Black Hound Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2018-ongoing

Set and prop designer, Sukkos Shpil in the Park with Judy: A Havdalah Ritual and Commitment Ceremony for Feygeles and their Friends Between Revolutions in Preparation for the Coming Jubilee, Philadelphia, PA, 2017

The Ghosts That Move Between Our Bodies, cross-genre reading group and workshop, co-taught with Zoe Tuck at Bay Area Public School, Oakland, CA, 2015

Host and facilitator, Closet Under My Stairs (CUMS) Queer Artist Residency, artist’s home, Oakland, CA, 2014

selected professional activities

Charlie Markbreiter, “Peel Slowly and See,” Bookforum, Sept/Oct/Nov 2019

“sair goetz in response to Zach Ozma,” NEW BODY, edited by Tara Marsden and Emilia Shafter-Del Valle, Wolfman Books, July 2019

Julian Carter, Sex Time Machine, OUT/LOOK & The Birth of The Queer, Fall 2017

Brittany Billmeyer-Finn, “Blessed Be #8 with Zach Ozma,” Anomaly Blog on Medium, January 4, 2017

Leah Mandel, “How A New Poetry Magazine Is Claiming A Space For Trans Writers To Be Themselves,” Fader, September 18, 2015

Mike Young, “Lit Mag Roundup – Maybe He Was Sleepwalking Or Maybe It Was The Universe,” Real Pants, September 10, 2015