Yvonne Buchanan  yebuchanan@gmail.com  


MFA/ Film/Video Milton Avery Graduate School/ Bard College

BFA/ Illustration Parsons School of Design New York, NY

 Creative Work/ Screenings and Exhibitions



Video in Site, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles

Rocks and Twigs, Vilma Exhibition Space, Morongo Valley , CA


ARC 1,  Navel Gallery, Los Angeles

No Soil Better:  Art & The Living Legacy of Frederick Douglass, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY


Boite-En-Valise: Generator:  Exchanges through Performativity and Practice, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth UK /  57th Venice Biennale / Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse, NY  Curators : Joan Bushnell (UK), Stephanie James (USA) Mark Segal (UK)

Seen and Heard, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY Curator: DJ Hellerman


LACDA International Juried Competition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

Vanish, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester NY : Curator : Bleu Cease, Peter Edland, Dorene Quinn 

Elemental, Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica, NY  Curator : Mary Murray


Into Blackness, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut*

Dark Matters, Llewellyn Gallery, Alfred State College, Alfred, NY*

OUT/Break, Sarah Silverman Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

Dark Matters ( Nature Study) , Visual Artists Network, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR*

Paintings in Trees, group exhibition benefit for the People's Park, Brooklyn NY, Participant


Strange Tongue, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York*   

in Court ( Basketball), Urban Video Project, Syracuse, New York *


TONY: The Other New York, Everson Museum of Art New Directions 2012,

Barrett Art Center 5th Rochester Biennial Exhibition, Poughkeepsie, NY

Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester *


63rd Rochester – Fingerlakes Exhibition, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester

Faculty Show / School of Art and Design, Syracuse University


Pixel Pop, Projections/Multiple Locations in New York City and Newark

One and One, Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego invitational

One Night Stand at Dissolve, Site: Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

Seeing Double, Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA Juror: Juror’s Prize

Currents 2010, Santa Fe, New Mexico

62nd Regional Exhibition, Munson Williams Proctor Museum of Art, Utica NY  Juror: Susan Stoops, Worchester Art Museum

Stone Canoe Journal Exhibition, XL Projects, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University


62nd Rochester-Fingerlakes Exhibition, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester   Jurors: James Hyde, David Kwasigroh Award winner

Drawing the Other: Works on Paper, Florence, Italy and New York City

Oscillate Wildly: Collage works, Vaudeville Park Gallery, Brooklyn

Buchanan/Johnson/Zazueta, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, New York

Art of the Children’s Book, Memorial Library, Camillus, NY*


Concerns of Animals and Other People, Syracuse International Film Festival

Floating Architecture and Constant Centers: Some Projections, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Bartholomew Ryan, Curator

Spookhood: Beings of Penumbra, Milton Avery Theatre, Bard College

Made in New York 2008, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

2008 Everson Biennial: The Object and Beyond, Everson Museum of Art,  Juror, Edward Winkleman

2008 Whitney Biennial, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms , Jennifer Montgomery with Peggy Ahwesh, Performer

Contemporary Landscape: an exhibition, Tower Gallery SUNY/ Brockport

December Sunwatchers Audio Archive Dawn soundscape, Free 103 point 9

Faculty Show / School of Art and Design, Syracuse University


LA Freewaves: UCLA/ Hammer Art Museum, Anne Bray, Juror

Beyond / In Western New York, Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo, NY


2006 Everson Biennial: The Eye of the Beholder, Everson Museum of Art   Claire Schneider, Juror

Slamdance Film Festival, Pioneer Theater, New York City

Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, Utah


Film Video Arts Mentor Screening, Everson Museum of Art

Umbilica Project, CFAC/Syracuse University


INX New York Times Gallery , New York Times NYC

Define: Documentary, Anthology Film Archives, NYC

Women Illustrators, Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge. MA


adrift, Roxbery Film Festival Boston, MA

INX: Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Canada

Between the Lines, Center Galleries, College for Creative Studies, Detroit. MI

Fire Lines: INX artists, Parsons School of Design, NYC

Beauty Box Project, Schine Student Center/Shaffer Art Building Syracuse University,


tea: an audio work, Rencontres Internationales ,Berlin, Germany and Paris, France 

Invited Lectures

Cazanovia College, Cazanovia NY , video course, 2013

Drawing Conference, Open Figure Drawing, Syracuse University, 2012

NYFA Mark Program, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse NY 2010

Colgate University, Hamilton NY, Video course2010

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY, 2008

"Beauty Box" lecture, Paschini Lounge, Schine Student Center, Syracuse University2002


Faculty Development Award, 2015

New York State Council for the Arts, 2013

Syracuse University, matching funds 2013

Faculty Development Award  2013

Gifford Foundation, "What if" Grant 2013

Faculty Development Award  2012

Say Yes to Education 2012

Annie E. Casey Foundation 2011


Signal Culture, Owego, NY 2014

Experimental Television Center, Fellowship Award, Owego, NY 2010

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Residency, Woodstock, NY 2010

Experimental Television Center, Owego, NY 2008

Film Video Arts Mentor Program,  NYC 2005