Talk: "Constructing Narratives" with Tyanna Buie
Feb 4, 2020
141 North Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246
Tyanna Buie, Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking, will explore the expansive processes of printmaking and print media, while focusing on the trajectory of the representational, iconic, and symbolic references present in the works, as well as how the personal becomes political.
A Chicago and Milwaukee native, Tyanna Buie earned her BA from Western Illinois University, and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buie received an emerging artist Mary L. Nohl Fellowship in 2012, and the 2015 Love of Humanity Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, the prestigious 2015 Joan Mitchell Painters & Sculptors Grant, and the 2019 Kresge Artist Fellowship/Visual Arts in Detroit, MI. Buie has attended artists-in-residency programs such as the Joan Mitchell Center (New Orleans, LA), The Women’s Studio Workshop (Rosendale, NY), and the Vermont Studio Center (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 created for underserved neighborhoods in Wisconsin. Buie’s work has been acquired by major national institutions and private collections and her work has been reviewed on Hyperallergic.com and featured on Essayd.org. Currently, Buie lives and works in Detroit, MI, where she is an assistant professor and section chair of printmaking at the College for Creative Studies.
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