About Becky Busi

artist statement

All of my work has to do with the duality of “seeing and looking.” —Becky Busi


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Bio


Solo Shows

2018   Young Ho, Calligraphy—Contemporary Expressions in Ink Drawings, Master Lee found Tsung Retrospective, Taipei, Taiwan ROC
2015 Guardino Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Stephen Leontie Gallery, Twain Hart, CA
2007 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists Gallery
1998 Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
1997 CSUH, Hayward, CA

Group Exhibitions

2016

  • Guardino Gallery, Small Expressions, Portland, OR, November

  • LACDA, Digital Invitational, Los Angeles, CA, October

2014

  • Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, October

  • Guardino Gallery, Dias de Los Meurtos, September

  • Milepost 5, Face: Reimaging Portrait, June

2013

  • Guardino Gallery, Dias de Los Meurtos, October

  • TAKT Gallery, Berlin, Germany, September

  • Liz Cohn Gallery, 6 PDX, PWAFD

2012

  • Guardino Gallery, Day of the Dead, October

  • Open Studios, Portland, OR, Juried, October

  • Edgefield McMinnimins, Cracked Pots, August

  • Side Street Gallery, Reimaging of the Portrait, Portland, OR

2011

  • Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn, NY, February

  • Art Director, Salem, OR, July

  • Side Street Gallery, Portland, OR, May

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists Gallery

2010

  • Color On Tap, Portland, OR, March & December

  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, February

  • Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA, January

2009

  • Feet Across America, International Web-based Simulcast

  • Benicia Art Gallery, Benicia, CA, September

  • Gallery Poulet, San Francisco, CA, March & September

  • Bedford Art Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2007

  • SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA, September

  • Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA

2004-2005

  • Santa Cruz Museum of Art, Santa Cruz, CA

  • The Crucible, Oakland, CA

  • Bedford Art Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

  • Open Studios, Benicia, CA

  • CC14 Diablo Valley Community College Art Museum, Pleasant Hill, CA

2002

  • VanderZanden Studios, Oakland, CA

2001-2002

  • Blu Gallery, Mendocino, CA

  • Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

2000

  • Lamorinda Arts Gallery, Lafayette, CA

  • Moraga Art Gallery, Moraga, CA

  • University Art Gallery, Hayward, CA

  • Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA

1999

  • County Recorders Office, Oakland, CA

  • Veterans Hospital, San Leandro, CA

  • CSUH Art Gallery, Hayward, CA

1998

  • Hayward City Projects- Emerging Artists, City Hall, Hayward, CA

Public Art

  • 2013 Friendly House, Portland, OR

  • 2011 Friendly House, Portland, OR

  • 2006 Extreme Makeover, Children’s Murals Concord, CA

  • 2002 Alameda County Recorders Office, Alameda, CA

  • 2001 Oakland City Hall, Oakland, CA

  • 2000 City of Chico, CA

  • 2000 Fry’s Electronics, Exterior Wall, Davis, CA

  • 1999 Veterans Memorial, Veterans Building, San Leandro, CA

  • 1998 Office Depot, Davis, CA

  • 1998 Maquette Forum, Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA

  • 1997 CSUH Library, Hayward, CA

  • 1994 Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento, CA

Juried Awards & Honors

  • 2007 Graduate Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, CA

  • 2007 Herringer Foundation Scholarship & Awards, Oakland, CA

  • 2007 & 2006 Ekland Fellowship, Oakland, CA

  • 2005 Santa Cruz Emerging Artist Award, Santa Cruz, CA

  • 1999 CSUH Museum Gallery, Best in Show (Juror: Richard Berger SFAI)

  • 1998 CSUH Honorary Fellowship in Studio Art with an Emphasis in Bronze (Yoshitomo Saito)

  • 1997-1998 CSUH Helen Jacobsen Award, (Juror: John Wehrle)

Press, Publications, Television & Internet

  • 2012 Cracked Pots, Poster/Featured Illustration, McMinnimins

  • 2009 witness-review.org, ezine55, April

  • 2007 Extreme Makeover Bay Area Crisis Nursery, Art in the Making, Documentary

  • 2006 SF Chronicle, Extreme Makeover Children’s Shelter

  • 2007 Contra Costa Times, Sheltering our own, Contra Costa County, CA, October

  • 2005 Santa Cruz Art League Newsletter, Volume 14, Issue 1

  • 2005 Contra Costa Times, Local Voice, Contra Costa, CA, June

  • 2000 Contra Costa Times, Contra Costa, CA, October

  • 1999 San Jose Mercury News, Our Changing Careers, San Jose, CA

  • 1998 The View, Office of Public Affairs, Hayward, CA December

  • 1998 Ocums Razor, printed in Hayward, CA

  • 1998 John Natsoulas Press, Davis, CA

  • 1998 The Operein, San Leandro, CA, November

  • 1997 Mission, published quarterly by CHW South Bay

Education

2007 M.F.A., Mills College, Oakland, CA
1999 B.A., CSUH, Hayward, CA
1986 B.S., Bishop Marty, SD
1986 Credentialed Internship: Stanford Hospital, Stanford, CA
1984 Foothill College, Los Altos, CA