Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 1998, MFA
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, 1977, BFA
The San Francisco Art Institute, 1973
exhibition/performance, digital, modern, surrealism, performance, installation, mixed-media, sculpture, figurative, abstract, Mythical, Archetypal, light, consciousness, stream of consciousness, multi-layered, Feminine, mark making, dance, ethereal, inner-figurative, symbols, transluscent, transformation, contemporary-art
Roberta Ann Busard is a painter and sculptor whose work has been widely exhibited in galleries and museum settings throughout the United States, as well as in China, Russia, Kuwait, and other countries. Her works are held in many public, corporate, and private collections. Her work has been included in hundreds of select, juried, and invitational exhibitions including The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, the American Embassy in Kuwait, the Anchorage Museum of History and Art in Alaska, The Society For The Four Arts in Palm Beach, the Elite Gallery and Russian-American Cultural Center in Moscow, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.. She has had solo shows in New York City, Atlanta, Denver, New Orleans, and Chicago and other major cities. She holds a BFA and MFA in art and has won numerous awards and prestigious fellowships for her work. Her biography appears in Who's Who in American Art and Who's Who in American Women. She is most widely known for her abstract and abstract figurative paintings, and for her ethereal sculptures. In addition, in recent years, she has also produced a number of signed, limited edition, and open prints that are lyrical and mythic motif-based, such as her "Imagining Flowers" series, "Le Coq Bleu," and her "Attitude Fish" series among others.