About Tyanna J Buie, Guest Curator
A Chicago and Milwaukee native, Tyanna Buie received her BA from Western Illinois University and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buie has attended Artists-In-Residency programs, including the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, LA, The Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY and the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT. She maintains a connection to the community by hosting printmaking workshops and demonstrations, while participating in Healthy Neighborhood Initiatives through the production of public art in underserved Wisconsin neighborhoods.
In 2012, Buie received an emerging artist Mary L. Nohl Fellowship and is the recipient of the 2015 Love of Humanity Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Joan Mitchell Painters & Sculptors Grant, the 2019 Kresge Artist Fellowship/Visual Arts, the 2019/2020 Grant Wood Fellowship in Printmaking at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, and the 2020 Fellowship.art award, a top accelerator award/program funded through gener8tor. Buie’s work has been acquired by major institutions and private collections nationally and her work has been reviewed on Hyperallergic.com and featured on Essay’d.com. Currently, Buie is an Assistant Professor/Section Chair of Printmaking at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI.