Jana L. Bussanich

3505 Masters Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

719.460.4588

www.janalbussanich.com

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The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.”

― William Faulkner

Jana L. Bussanich

3505 Masters Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

719.460.4588

www.janalbussanich.com

EMAIL

Facebook

Linkedin

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.”

― William Faulkner

Jana L. Bussanich

3505 Masters Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

719.460.4588

www.janalbussanich.com

EMAIL

Facebook

Linkedin

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.”

― William Faulkner

ARTIST CV

SUMMARY 2004 - present

 

Visual Artist and Art Design Consultant Jana L Bussanich offers creative design and management services for private, commercial and public art. She has two years experience in urban infill / construction photographic project documentation and has managed the creation of a privately owned large-scale 3D public art piece. Jana has 13 years experience in theatre set design, construction and decoration and produced live theatre from 2009-2012.  Her private art studio is located in Colorado Springs, CO, USA. Her work includes watercolor, oil and charcoal. Jana also teaches watercolor technique and color theory to students of all ages and abilities.

 

ARTIST TRAINING

 

Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center

Various Business Courses for Small Business Owners

2017 - continuing

 

The Alvarez School - Chris Alvarez

Colorado Springs, CO — 2010-continuing

The study of life drawing and the human figure and oil painting

 

Thomas J Owen

Colorado Springs, CO - 2012

Watercolor Studies

 

Cottonwood Open Figure Studio

Colorado Springs, CO — 2010

 

CLIENTS

Blue Dot Place, Development, LLC: Photography and Marketing. Interior and Exterior Building Art Concept, Design, and Development  2014 - continuing

Bill Burgess, Artist-Sculptor, Photographic Storytelling, Website Development and Content Creations with Support:  2014-2015

Tin Roof Productions, Producer, Set Design, Construction and Decoration. Show Photographer 2009 - continuing

Colorado Springs Urban Intervention, Pikes Peak Better Block: Photographic Storytelling 2012

 

RECENT PROJECTS

Project Creative and Design Manager for the Creation of Public Art piece for the exterior of Blue Dot Place. Installed April 2016

Tin Roof Productions Theatre Company Photographer for traveling theatre troupe performing Pride and Prejudice, an original musical, at the International Jane Austen Festival in Bath, U.K.,  September 2016

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

Artist Residency, Chateau Orquevaux

18 Grande Rue

Orquevaux, France

Awarded October 2016, Residency 2017

 

COMMISSIONS

Three Original Watercolor Paintings, Untitled 2016 Commission by private art collector in Pacific Grove, CA.

Blue Dot Place, Apartment Building 2016

Photography commission and installation of 30 photography prints shown in private collection.

Self-Portrait 2015 Commissioned by a private art collector in Seattle, WA.

Homestead 2012 Commissioned by a private art collector in Seattle, WA.

The Tower of London 2012 Private art collector in Colorado Springs, CO.

Veiled Beauty 2009 Commissioned by the Greater Europe Mission for branding their booth in the Urbana International Trade Show.

Poppies 2009, 2014, 2016 Branding of the original musical Pride and Prejudice by Forestgate Community Theater.

 

EXHIBITIONS

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College

Gala and First Friday Exhibition, August and September 2017

The Machine Shop, First Friday Exhibition July 2017

Artma 2016, Glitterdome, Denver, CO Art Benefiting the Morgan Adams Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Fund

 

Pikes Peak Studio Tour 2014

Tour Dates: September 21-22, 2014  

 

Artspeak - Boston, MA 2012 The communication of something about vices and virtues through the idea of a life story.

 

Book About Death Seattle 2012 The Book About Death was an exhibit in Seattle. The exhibit resulted in a book project. http://janabussanich.com/exhibitions/

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATIONS

Pikes Peak Studio Tour 2014 Tour Dates: September 21-22, 2014

Business of Arts Center, Manitou Springs, CO 2012-2013                                          Orly’s Art Gallery & Custom Framing: A variety of watercolor and charcoal works.