DANA BUZZEE

 

 

ABBREVIATED CURRICULUM VITAE 

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EDUCATION

2008 – 2012 _ Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB, Canada. BFA – Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction: Drawing

[Winter] 2011 _ Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, NS, Canada. Mobility exchange student: Media Arts

[Fall] 2010 _ New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY, USA. Artist-in-residence program

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020 _ Lick of Paradise (two-person exhibition with Hannah Petkau), LaVerne Krause Gallery (University of Oregon), Eugene, OR, USA 

2020 _ Metamorphosis, (group exhibition) Parallel Space, Edmonton, AB, Canada

2020 _ Under Our Moon Full Ascensions, (group exhibition) Anti-Aesthetic presented by Eugene Contemporary Art, Eugene, OR, USA

2019 _ Witch Bitch Switch (solo exhibition), Harcourt House, Edmonton, AB, Canada 

2019 _ Flagging Velvet, (group exhibition) Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada 

2019 _ Interwoven (residency work exhibition) the Icelandic Textile Center, Blonduos, Iceland

2019 _ Punishment Rituals, (solo exhibition), Left Contemporary, Windsor, ON, Canada

2018 _ Smoke Show, (solo exhibition), The Ledge Gallery, Arts Commons, Calgary, AB, Canada

2018 _ CAAF Connection: Studio Residents’ Exhibition, (group exhibition), cSPACE, Calgary, AB, Canada

2018 _ A Gently Worn Impression, (group exhibition), curated by Luke Maddaford, Left Contemporary, Windsor, ON, Canada.

2018 _ Bruise Me Softly, (solo exhibition), Stride Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada  

2017 _ Femme Top Of Your Dreams, (solo exhibition), The Lily, Calgary, AB, Canada

2017 _ Hardest Soft, (solo exhibition in collaboration with Janine Bennett), Five Art and Merchandise, Calgary, AB, Canada

2017 _ Hibernaculum, (group exhibition), Presented at The Works Visual Arts Society, Edmonton, AB, Canada

2016 _ Strand, (group exhibition), Presented by Haunt Gallery at Achterhaus, Hamberg, Germany

2015 _ Nuit Blanche Winnipeg: Illuminate the Night, juried, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

2015 – Next 2015, Contemporary Calgary (C2 Location), (solo exhibition), Emerging Artist Residency and Exhibition Program, Calgary, AB, Canada.

2015 _ Lore, Lightbox Studio, (solo exhibition), Arts Commons, Calgary, AB, Canada

2014 _ Bushed, (solo exhibition), Secret Eight Project Space, Calgary, AB, Canada

2014 _ Soothsayer, (solo exhibition), Pith Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada

2013 _Spellbinder, (solo exhibition in collaboration with Kelly Jacqueline Smith), Untitled Art Society Main Space Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada

2013 _ it could be anything, really, (group exhibition), Hirvitalo Center of Contemporary Art, Tampere, Finland

2013 _ Wreck City: AN EPILOGUE FOR 809 (group exhibition), Calgary, AB, Canada

2012 _ The Calgary Biennial, (group exhibition), Haight Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada 

 

SELECTED  RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

Apr. – May 2019 _ Textilseture Islands – Icelandic Textile Center (self directed residency), Blonduos, Iceland

Aug. 2016 _ Awakening: Earth-based spirituality and Art, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, ON, Canada

Feb. – Mar. 2016 _ Calgary Allied Arts Foundation Residency (self directed residency), CAAF studio, Calgary, AB, Canada

Sep. – Oct. 2015 _ NEXT2015 Residency (self directed residency), Contemporary Calgary (C2 Location), Calgary, AB, Canada 

Jul. – Aug. 2014 _ Roundtable Residency (self directed residency), The Dragon Academy, Toronto, ON, Canada

Oct. – Nov. 2013 _ Nes Artist Residency (self directed residency), Skagaströnd, Iceland.

Sep. 2013 _ Arteles Creative Residency Program (self directed residency), Hämeenkyrö, Finland

Jun. 2012 _Mutopia 7, M:ST Festival workshop, facilitated through The Banff Centre, Banff, AB, Canada

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019 _ Lucas Cabral, “Dana Buzzee: The Coven On Her Back”. Femme Art Review: Mar 29 

2019 _ Ginger Carlson “Dana Buzzee at Stride”. Canadian Art: Winter 2019, The Pleasure Issue.

2017 _ Lindsay Sorrell, “Dana Buzzee at The Lily”.  Akimblog: Sept 20 2017

2015 _ Jeremy Simes. “Calgary Artists Creates a Dwelling Space for Teen Angst”. Calgary Metro News: Nov 8

 

SELECTED WRITING

2018 – Dana Buzzee, “Beginnings”, (Part I of the accompanying text for the Coven Gallery Retrospective Exhibition. Calgary: Stride Gallery.

2017 – Dana Buzzee and Megan Gnanahisanamy, “Opening The Circle” (accompanying text for POST WAVE). Calgary: Stride Gallery.

2016 – Dana Buzzee. “Mirror Me” (accompanying text for Niki Boghossian’s exhibition Sacred Circle). Calgary: Truck Contemporary Art.

 

TALKS & LECTURES

2019 _ Artist Talk, Harcourt House, Edmonton, AB, Canada

2019 _ Artist Talk, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

2019 _ Artist Talk, University of Windsor School of Creative Arts, Windsor, ON, Canada

2018 _ Artist Talk, CAAF Connection: Studio Residents’ Exhibition, cSPACE, Calgary, AB, Canada

2018 _ Wicked City: The Dark Arts & You, Panel Discussion, Wreck City: Radio City, Calgary, AB, Canada

2018 _ Iso Three-Ways, Bruise Me Softly artist talk in collaboration with Areum Kim and Nicole Kelly Westman, Stride Gallery, Calgary AB, Canada

2017 _Femme Wave and Safer Spaces, Panel Talk, Women’s Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada

2015 – Lore artist talk, Alberta Threat Project, Calgary, AB, Canada

2015 – Next2015 artist talk, Contemporary Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada