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
SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2020 TBD. 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 The Enduring Legacy of Bauhaus. Ruth’s Table, San Francisco, CA
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
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
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
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
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Facebook (Mural Commission, Sunnyvale)
Atelier Noua (Bodø)
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 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.
2013 HAMADA, Jeff. “Rachelle Bussieres”, BOOOOOOOM, 15/04/2013.