born 1986, Québec, Canada, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
2015 MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2011 BA, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
2010 Study abroad semester, Université Laval, Amsterdam, Holland
AWARDS & HONORS
2023 Brooklyn Darkroom Residency
2021 Aperture Portfolio Prize, Finalist
2021 Canada Council for the Arts, Research-Creation Grant
2020 Silver Art Projects Studio Residency, New York, NY
2019 Penumbra Workspace Residency, New York, NY
2018 Sim Residency, Reykjavik
2018 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SECA Art Award Nominee
2018 The Banff Centre Residency, Banff, AL
2017 Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
2016 The Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward Emerging Photographer 2016 : Selected Winner, Canada
2016 Minnesota Street Project, Charter Resident Award
2015 Headlands Center for the Arts, Graduate Fellowship Residency, Sausalito, CA
2015 Museum of Contemporary Photography, Snider Prize (honorable mention)
2014 10,00 degrees Foundation, Flora de Mayo Scholarship,
2010 Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, Project Grant
2009 Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, Scholarship for Excellence
2008 Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, Scholarship for Excellence
2023 Les rythmes circadiens. Galerie Alexandre Motulsky-Farladeau, Quebec City, QC, CANADA
2021 sipping air. Melanie Flood Projects, Portland, OR, USA
2020 (un)objectively. Curator: Leandro Villaro, Penumbra Foundation, New York City, NY, USA
2020 In Light. Conditions of Time. Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA, USA
2018 Concrete Utopia. Two-person show with Courtney Sennish. Johansson Projects, Oakland
2017 Rachelle Bussières. Curator: Aaron Harbour, Minnesota Street Projects Staging Gallery, San Francisco
2016 Strata. Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2015 L’Histoire en Corps l’Histoire. Institut Universitaire de Réadaptation, Québec, QC, CANADA
2015 Monument Mineral. Silver Projects, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2015 The Earth, the Sky, and Everything in Between. Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2015 Edge Effect. Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA, USA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2023 ICP Faculty Show. International Center of Photography, New York City, NY, USA
2023 Contextualise. Der Greif, Munich, GERMANY
2023 Benefit Art Auction, Headlands Center for the Art, Sausalito, CA, USA
2022 High Plains (with Blaise Rosenthal and Andy Vogt). Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA, USA
2022 ArtMrkt. with Johansson Projects, San Francisco, CA, USA
2022 When Light Becomes Form: Processing Photography. Curator: Kevin Chen, San Francisco University
2021 On Colored Shadows (with Myeongsoo Kim and Suzanna Zak). Rubber Factory, New York City, NY, USA
2021 Untitled ArtFair. with Johansson Projects, Miami, FL, USA
2021 Silver Art Group Exhibition. Silver Art Projects at 4 World Trade Center, New York City, NY, USA
2021 Community Garden. Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA, USA
2020 Beach Break Miami. With Johansson Projects, Virtual Miami Exhibition, FL, USA
2020 soothe. Curator: Kristin Texeira for Sugarlift, Virtual Exhibition, WORLDWIDE
2020 Printed Publics. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
2020 Echoes of the Bauhaus Cast Long Shadows. Curator: Hanna Regev, Ruth's Table, San Francisco
2020 At the Edge of Both. Curators: Serrah Russell and Zach Bent, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
2019 Surface Area. Curator: Noah Doely, Marin Gallery, Waterloo, IA, USA
2019 Summer Selection. Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA, USA
2019 LA Art Book Fair. with Night Diver Press, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
2019 Art Book Show, Bass & Reiner, San Francisco, USA
2019 Object, Space, Action. Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
2018 Bloomfield, Bussières, Webb (with Rebecca Norris Webb and Debra Bloomfield). Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2019 FOG Art+Design with Park Life, San Francisco, CA, USA
2018 Waiting for the Sun. Sim Gallery, Reykjavik, ICELAND
2018 After Tomorrow. Curator: Candace Huey, Residence of the Consul General of France, San Francisco, CA
2018 Landscapes. Curator: Allie Haeusslein, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins
2017 Beneath The Salt. Curator: Marianne Bjormyr, The Culture House, Stormen, Bodo, NORWAY
2017 The Photography Show. with Robert Koch Gallery Park Avenue Armory, New York City, NY
2017 Micro-Salon. Galerie L’Inlassable, Paris, FRANCE
2017 Insights. Curators: Alexander Montagne-Sparey and Allie Haeusslein, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
2016 Paris Photo, with Robert Koch Gallery. Grand Palais, Paris, FRANCE
2016 Corte Madera's Centennial Art Exhibition. Curator: Nolan Sheehan Jankowski, Corte Madera, CA, USA
2016 I Never Learned the Song I Always Sing. Curator: Brion Nuda Rosch, MSP, San Francisco
2016 I’ll Tell You Later. Curator: Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA, USA
2016 Fine Words Butter No Parsnips However Fine Parsnips Can Butter Words. Present Company, Brooklyn
2015 Paris Photo. with Robert Koch Gallery. Grand Palais, Paris, FRANCE
2015 Annual Art Exhibition. San José Institute of Contemporary Art, San José, CA, USA
2014 Pretty Raw. Curator: Linda Connor, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, AUSTRIA
2014 MFA NOW. Juror: Donna Napper, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, USA
2022 UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI, CANADA
2022 University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
2021 UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI, CANADA
2021 Brock University, St-Catharines, ON, CANADA
2020 San Francisco State, San Francisco, CA, USA
2020 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
2020 Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA, USA
2019 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
2018 Penumbra Foundation, New York City, NY, USA
2018 Sim, Reykjavik, ICELAND
2018 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
2017 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, USA
2017 CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA, USA
2017 Banff Centre, Banff, AL, CANADA
2016 California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, USA
2016 Mills College, Oakland, CA, USA
2015 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Museum of Contemporary Photography
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Library and Archives
Facebook (Mural Commission, Sunnyvale)
Four Seasons Hotel
Atelier Noua (Bodø)
2022 Broadside, in conversation with John Opera, edited and published by Melanie Flood Projects
2020 ArtMaze, Autumn Issue 19. Curated by the editorial team of ArtMaze Mag, Fall 2020.
2019 CALDERWOOD, Peter. “Shadows Are Formations”. Risograph, Night Diver Press, May 2019, 13 p.
2019 GUSTAFSON, Lena, and CALDERWOOD, Peter. "Practice", Night Diver Press, July 2019, p.2-7
2018 CROS, Lolita.” The Salon at The Wing”. Exhibition catalog, Fall 2018, p.6-7
2017 The Center for Fine Art Photography, Poster exhibition for Landscapes
2017 MARINER, Dan, and BJORNMYR, Marianne. “Beneath the Salt”, YONA Editions, 2017,p.14-18
2016 MAGENTA FOUNDATION. Exhibition Catalog for Flash Forward 2016, p.26
2016 HOOD-MORGAN, Katie. “Rabbit Rabbit”, Big Bad Betty Press, p.1, 8-12
2015 Root Division, Exhibition catalog for MFA NOW, p.6-7
2023 KURLAT, Galina. "Luminous Visions: Rachelle Bussières". Lens Scratch, April 24, 2023
2023 DESLOGES, Josianne. “Rachelle Bussières: minimal sublime”, Journal Le Soleil, April 8, 2023
2022 BARON, Jaimie.”Writing with Light”. Square Cylinder, March 27, 2022
2021 UMANA, Kevin. “ Rachelle Bussieres visited by Kevin Umana”. The Coastal Post, April 20, 2023
2021 ALBRO, Jonas. “On Colored Shadows at The Rubber Factory, NYC (Review)”. Arte Fuse, June 30, 2021
2020 CHENG, Dewitt. “Rachelle Bussières”. East Bay Express, March 6, 2020.
2019 HAMADA, Jeff. “Artist Spotlight: Rachelle Bussieres”. BOOOOOOOM, October 4, 2019.
2019 MCCAID, Cate. “Investing in Female Artists”. Elysian, Summer 2019.
2018 SORIANO, Amyra. “Staff Pick Review of ‘Concrete Utopia”, East Bay Express, 09/01/2018.
2018 COLLINS, Elly. “Rachelle Bussieres”, Ryall Contemporary, 05/27/2018.
2018 LIEN, Tracey. “Likes, comments and sometimes sales - how Instagram is shaping the art world”. LA Times, March 5, 2018.
2017 “To Do List: December”, Art Source Consulting, 11/30/201.
2017 “Rachelle Bussieres”, SF Art Dealers Association, November 2017.
2017 ROSCH, Brion. “Inside 1240 Minnesota Street”, 1240 Minnesota Street, 05/19/2017.
2016 DEWITT, Cheng. “Lauren Marsolier, Rachelle Bussières”, Artillery, 09/06/2016.
2016 BEIL, Kim. “Critics Pick Review of Lauren Marsolier and Rachelle Bussières”, 07/17/2016.
2015 “Edge Effect”, Juxtapoz, 05/13/2015.
2015 “Edge Effect”, SF Art Enthusiast, 05/23/2015.