Zatara McIntyre was born in Miami, Florida and is based in Brooklyn. She was a 2018 participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, a 2019 International Fellow at Apexart, and is a 2018-20 Artist in Residence at The Drawing Center. She has recently exhibited in New York and Florida, and received support from the John & Evelyn Kossak Foundation and the Jerome Foundation. She is a graduate of Florida International University, and earned an MFA in painting at Hunter College.