Rachelle Bussieres, ‘Ice Sheet’, 2017, Headlands Center for the Arts: Benefit Auction 2017

Rachelle Bussières’ (Grad Fellow ’15–’16) work explores our relationship to the physical world, time, and perception; working at the intersection of photography, painting, and sculpture, she employs photographic materials and processes to fabricate images and objects. Born and raised in Quebec City, Canada, Bussières completed her BA with Honors in Anthropology at Laval University before moving to San Francisco. Bussières earned her MFA in Photography at the San Francisco Art Institute. In 2008 and 2009, she was the recipient of the Award for Excellence from the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation. In 2015, she received an Honorable Mention for the Snider Prize from the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago. Bussières’ work has been exhibited in Canada, Spain, Austria, United Kingdom, France, and in the United States. She was recently an Artist in Residence at the Banff Centre in Canada.
–Courtesy of Headlands Center for the Arts