born 1986, Québec, Canada, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
2015    MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2011    BA, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
2010    Study abroad semester, Université Laval, Amsterdam, Holland

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2020    In Light. Experiments with Time (Upcoming). Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA
2018    Concrete Utopia. Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA
2017    Rachelle Bussières. Curator: Aaron Harbour, Minnesota Street Projects Staging Gallery,  

            San Francisco, CA

2016    Strata. Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015    L’Histoire en Corps l’Histoire. Institut Universitaire de Réadaptation, Québec, Canada
2015    The Earth, the Sky, and Everything in Between. Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015    Edge Effect. Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020    At the Edge of Both. Curators: Serrah Russell and Zach Bent, SPAC Gallery, Seattle

            Pacific University, Seattle, WA

2019    Surface Area. Curator: Noah Doely, Marin Gallery, Waterloo, IA 
2019    
Summer Selection. Johansson Projects, San Francisco, CA
2019    LA Art Book Fair. with Night Diver Press, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los 

            Angeles, CA

2019    Object, Space, Action. Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA
2019 
   FOG Art+Design, with Park Life, San Francisco, CA
2018    Waiting for the Sun. Sim Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2018    After Tomorrow. Curator: Candace Huey, re.riddle’s Founder and Principal, Residence 

            of the Consul General of France, San  Francisco, CA

2018    Landscapes. Curator: Allie Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography, 
            The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2018    Bloomfield, Bussières, Webb. Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
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, NY
2017    Micro-Salon. Galerie L’Inlassable, Paris, France
2017    Insights. Curators: Alexander Montagne-Sparey, Artistic Director, Photofairs, and Allie 

            Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography, 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

2016    I Never Learned the Song I always Sing. Curator: Brion Nuda Rosch, Minnesota 

            Street Project, Gallery 104, SF, CA

2016    I’ll Tell You Later. Curator: Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Headlands Center for the 

            Arts, Marin, CA

2016    Fine Words Butter No Parsnips However Fine Parsnips Can Butter Words. 

            Curator: Alejandro Almanza-Pereda, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY

2015    Paris Photo, with Robert Koch Gallery. Grand Palais, Paris, France
2015    Annual Art Exhibition. San José Institute of Contemporary Art, San José, CA
2014    Pretty Raw. Curator: Linda Connor, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
2014    MFA NOW. Juror: Donna Napper; San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Root 

            Division,  San Francisco, CA


AWARDS / GRANTS
2020    Silver Art Projects Fellowship, World Trade Center 

2019    Penumbra Workspace Program Award, Penumbra Foundation

2018    Fellowship Award (finalist), Headlands Center for the Arts
2018    SECA Art Award (nominee), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2018    Evelyn Wood Memorial Award, The Banff Centre
2016    Flash Forward Emerging Photographer 2016 : Selected Winner, Canada, The 

            Magenta Foundation

2016    Charter Resident Award, Minnesota Street Project
2015    2016 PDN's 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch (nominee), Photo District 

            News

2015    Graduate Fellowship Award, Headlands Center for the Arts
2015    Snider Prize (honorable mention), Museum of Contemporary Photography
2014    Flora de Mayo Scholarship, 10,00 degrees Foundation
2010    Mention of Excellence, Social Studies Faculty, Université Laval
2010    Project Grant, Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
2009    Scholarship for Excellence, Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
2008    Scholarship for Excellence, Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation

RESIDENCIES

2020    Silver Art Projects, World Trade Center, New York City, NY, January 2020 - August 2020

2019    Penumbra Foundation, New York City, NY, August

2018    Sim, Reykjavik, Iceland, July
2017    Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, December 
2017    The Banff Centre, Banff, AB, March 
2016    Headlands Center for the Arts, Graduate Fellow, Marin, CA, July 2015 – July 2016
2015    Silver Projects, Brooklyn, NY, May

ARTIST LECTURES
2020    Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

2019    San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2018    Penumbra Foundation, New York City, NY
2018    Sim, Reykjavik, Iceland
2018    San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2017    Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2017    CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA
2017    Banff Centre, Banff, AL, Canada
2016    California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
2016    Mills College, Oakland, CA
2015    San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Photography 
Penumbra Foundation
Facebook (Mural Commission, Sunnyvale)
Atelier Noua (Bodø) 
Private collections

PUBLICATIONS
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

PRESS / MEDIA

2019   HAMADA, Jeff. “Artist Spotlight: Rachelle Bussieres”. BOOOOOOOM, October 4, 2019.

           https://www.booooooom.com/2019/10/04/artist-spotlight-rachelle-bussieres/

2019    MCCAID, Cate. “Investing in Female Artists”. Elysian, Summer 2019.

            https://readelysian.com/2019/07/01/investing-in-female-artists/
2018    SORIANO, Amyra. “Staff Pick Review of ‘Concrete Utopia”,  East Bay Express, 

             09/01/2018.

            https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/first-friday-guide-august-edition/Content?

            oid=18616436

2018    COLLINS, Elly.  “Rachelle Bussieres”, Ryall Contemporary, 05/27/2018.
            https://www.ryallcontemporary.com/artist-focus/2018/5/27/rachelle-bussires
2018    LIEN, Tracey. “Likes, comments and sometimes sales - how Instagram is shaping the art 

            world”. LA Times, March 5, 2018.

            https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-instagram-artists-20180305-

            story.html

2017    “To Do List: December”, Art Source Consulting, 11/30/201.
            http://www.artsourceinc.com/tag/rachelle-bussieres/    
2017    “Rachelle Bussieres”, SF Art Dealers Association, November 2017.
            https://sfada.com/events/rachelle-bussieres/
2017    ROSCH, Brion. “Inside 1240 Minnesota Street”, 1240 Minnesota Street, 05/19/2017.
            https://1240minnesotastreet.com/inside-1240-minnesota-street-f30834f5010b
2016    DEWITT, Cheng. “Lauren Marsolier, Rachelle Bussières”, Artillery, 09/06/2016.
            https://artillerymag.com/lauren-marsolier-rachelle-bussieres/
2016    BEIL, Kim. “Critics Pick Review of Lauren Marsolier and Rachelle Bussières”, 

            07/17/2016.

            https://www.artforum.com/picks/lauren-marsolier-and-rachelle-bussieres-62272
2015    “Edge Effect”, Juxtapoz, 05/13/2015.
            https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/edge-effects-sfai-s-mfa-exhibition/
2015    “Edge Effect”, SF Art Enthusiast, 05/23/2015.
            https://sfartenthusiast.com/2015/05/photo-feature-edge-effect-san-francisco-art-

            institute-2015-mfa-exhibition/