Rachelle Bussières' practice emphasizes the materiality of the photograph as object and process, and connects this materiality to the landscape imagery in her works.
Born and raised in Quebec City, Canada, she completed her BA with Honors in Anthropology at Laval University in 2011, before moving to California. She earned her MFA in Photography at the San Francisco Art Institute in May 2015. She is the recipient of the 2016 Graduate Fellowship Award from the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Floya de Mayo Scholarship from 10,000 Foundation and 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. Her work has been exhibited in Canada, Spain, Austria, United Kingdom, France, and in the United States. She is represented by Robert Koch Gallery in San Francisco.