Rachelle Bussières (Quebec City, Canada) received her MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in 2015. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Addressing the impact of light on our psyche, environment, and social structure, Bussières’ work lies at the intersection of photography and sculpture, moving through a collision of materials and documents in combination with the lumen photographic process. She has had recent solo exhibitions at Melanie Flood Projects (Portland), Penumbra Foundation (NYC), Johansson Projects (Oakland, CA) and Robert Koch Gallery (San Francisco). Awards include the Penumbra Foundation Workspace Fellowship, Canada Council for the Arts (Research and Creation), an honorable mention for the Snider Prize from the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and Finalist for the Aperture Foundation Portfolio Prize. Recent group exhibitions include San Francisco State University, the World Trade Center (NYC), Rubber Factory (NYC), Seattle Pacific University (Seattle), Tiger Strikes Asteroid (Brooklyn), Soil Gallery (Seattle), the General French Consulate (San Francisco), the Wing (San Francisco), the Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO), Minnesota Street Project (San Francisco), Galerie l’Inlassable (Paris), Headlands Center for the Arts (Sausalito, CA), and Present Company (Brooklyn). She was an artist-in-residence at Silver Art Projects, Penumbra Foundation, Banff Center, Sim, Vermont Studio Center, and Headlands Center for the Arts. Her work is present in various public, corporate, and private collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Four Seasons Hotel, SFMOMA Library and Archives, Facebook (commission mural) in Sunnyvale, Instagram Inc. Microsoft, Brookfield and Penumbra Foundation in New York City.