Monica Buckle is a consultant and curator specializing in Native American arts and culture both traditional and contemporary. She is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation and is an advocate for the sustainability and development of Native communities.
Buckle provides a Native dialogue for the representation of Indigenous subject matter with her cultural knowledge and inter-tribal sensitivity.
Her focus extends to public relations in promoting emerging and established contemporary Native American, First Nations and Indigenous artists.
Buckle holds a Master’s Degree in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York. She served as a Docent at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center in Greenwich, Connecticut. Founded and managed Monica Buckle Gallery LLC an online art gallery with exhibition presence at New York art fairs. Worked as an Analytical Research Volunteer with Lord Cultural Resources, a global cultural consulting practice with museum planning and development services.
Currently, she is the Visual Arts Coordinator with The American Indian Community House in New York City. The American Indian Community House is a non-profit organization fostering Native American arts and culture through site-specific exhibitions and institutional partnerships. Additionally, she is a Development Committee Member with The Fine Art Museum of Sedona in Arizona.
Buckle is also a Program Volunteer at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding in Brewster, New York overseeing student riding and horsemanship sessions assisting students with disabilities and challenges.