Sunny Buick

Exhibitions

Lives and Works Paris, France

Education

1992           BA in creative arts, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2016           “Print Show” Pied de Biche, Paris, France

2013           “La Dame de Piques” Pied de Biche, Paris France

2006           “Born to Louvre” Born Bad, Paris, France

2005           “Let’s Go To Sunnyland” True Hate Gallery, La Rochelle, France

2000           “Solo Exhibition” Zen Center, San Francisco, California

1999           “Las Vegas Grind- Solo” Gold Coast Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Installations

2017          “Robot Luchadors” MUJAM Museo del Juguete Antiago, Mexico, Mexico City

1998           “Labarynth- Rooms for the Dead” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California

1999           “Casa de Espantos (House of Spirits) SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, California

Selected Group Exhibiitons

2019           Patriarchy is BurningPalais de Tokyo, Yoyo, Paris, France

                  “Ladies Ladies Art Show, 10th anniversary, Three Kings Tattoo, New York

2018           Venus’ Revolution Espace Léon Cœur, Paris, France

2017           “Objectif Lune” Galerie Basfroi, Paris, France

2016           “Tiffany” Pied de Biche, Paris France

2015           “Tattoo Art” Artjaws, Galerie Vanessa Quang Paris, France

                  “La Mexicanita” La Maison Bleu, Strasbourg, France

                  “International Women’s Day Art Show” MF Gallery, Brooklyn New York

2013           “Zombie Gateau” Akiza Gallery, Paris, France

2012           “Cabaret Organique” Nyctalopes, Galerie Choiseul, Paris, France

                  “Ladies, Ladies Tattoo Art Show” MF Gallery, New York

2010           “Angelique Houtcamp, Morg, and Sunny Buick” Mondo Bizzarro, Rome, Italy

                  “Offf Festival for the International Post Digital Creation Culture” Paris, France

                  “Ladies First” Ayden Gallery, Tinseltown, Canada

2009           “Tattoo Mystique” Outre Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia

                  “Childhood Heros” Strychnin gallery, Berlin, Germany

                  “Exposition Elements” Arttoyz Galerie, Paris France

                  “Ladies First #3” Pravus Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

2008           “Lowbrow on the High Seas 5” Marine Club, Vancouver, Canada

                  “Bowl-a-Rama II Group Show” Ashbury Lanes and Cry Baby Gallery, Asbury Park, New Jersey

                  “Pin-ups and Pistons” The Gallery at East Atlanta Tattoo, Atlanta, Georgia

                  “Hipster’s Holiday- Swanky Paintings for Tattooed Rebels” Harold Golen Gallery, Miami, Florida

                  “THE 2ND ANNUAL LADIES FIRST-Art & Music Festival” ANZA Club, Vancouver, Canada

                  “Viva Las Vegas 2nd Annual Art Show- sponsored by 8Ball”, The Gold Coast, Las Vegas, Nevada

                  “Freaks Club L’art de Rien Galerie, Paris, France

2007           “Rome is Burning/The New School” Foster Museum Haas Fine Arts Center, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

                  “Grand Opening Group Show” Harold Golen Gallery, Miami, Florida

                  “Raw Power Moves” Cannibal Flower West, Los Angeles

                  “Bestial” Curated by Miss Van, Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

                  “Tea and Circus” No Pain, No Brain Gallery, Berlin, Germany

                  “All Eyes On Them” Cry Baby Gallery, Asbury Park, New Jersey

                  “Ladies Only” Cry Baby Gallery, Asbury Park, New Jersey

                  “Ladies Only” The Gem Gallery, Ontario, Canada

                  “Viva Las Vegas Art Show- sponsored by 8 Ball” the Gold Coast, Las Vegas, Nevada

2006           “Everything Nice” Thinkspace, Los Angeles, California

                  “Everything Nice” Toy Room Gallery, Sacramento California

                  “Erotika” True Hate Gallery, La Rochelle, France

                  “Vanguard-Tattoo Art Show” Roshambo Winery, Healdsburg, California

                  “Skulls Wheels and Ink” Outré Gallery, Sidney and Melbourne, Australia

                  “Bowl-a-Rama Group Show” Ashbury Lanes, Ashbury Park, NewJersey

                  “Hand Made” Copro Nason Gallery, Bergamot Center, Santa Monica, California

2005           “Paradirama” Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sete, France

                  “Le Très Etrange (et dernier) Nöel de l’A.F.” Art’s Factory, Paris, France

                  “Summer in the City” Art’s Factory, Paris, France

                  “Truckstops and Trailerparks” Tart Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

                  “War of the Monsters” Lazy Dog Gallery, Paris, France

2004           “Modern Love” M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, California

                  “Things with Wings” M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, California

                  “2 Steps Back” Traveling Art Show

                  “Skin Deep” Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, California

2003           “Robots Have Feelings Too” Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Beatsville” Gallery Outré, Melbourne, Australia

                 “Mexopolis-Lucha Libre” Gallery Bink, Portland, Oregon

                 “Live Fast, Die Young” Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, California

                 “Halloween Show” Shop Chuey, Los Angeles, California

                 “Juxtapoz Artists” Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Center, Santa Monica, California

                 “Unplugged” Lucky1 Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

                  “Cold Steel Show” Toy Room Gallery, Sacramento California

2002           “Commercial Art by Uncommercial Artists” la Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

                  “Vicious, Delicious, Ambitious” Ne Plus Ultra-Project Space, Toronto, Canada

                  “Vicious, Delicious, Ambitious” Third Ave Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

                  “Vicious, Delicious, Ambitious” Copro Nason Gallery, Culver City, California

                  “Vicious, Delicious, Ambitious” Fuse Gallery, New York, New York

                  “Freak Show” Cpop Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

2001           “Commercial Art by Uncommercial Artists” La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

                  “Solar Return” Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Rat Fink Tribute” Kulture Shoq, Hollywood, California

                   “Tats Getcha Sex” Tart Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2000           “Commercial Art by Uncommercial Artists” La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, California

                  “Exotica 2000 Tiki Group Show” Chicago, Illinois

                  “Group Show” Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Group Show” Kulture Shoq, Hollywood, California

                  “3 Year Anniversary Show” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “High Octane Kustom Kulture Show” Citi Arts, Wichita, Kansas

                  “Monster Show” Forbidden Gallery, Houston, Texas

                  “Definitive Retrospective” Copro Nason Gallery, Culver City, California

                  “My Personal Monster” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

1999           “Dangerous Dolls-Group Show” Jim Huset Gallery, Copenhagen

                  “Dangerous Dolls-Group Show” K-Bar Gallery, Stockholm

                  “Dangerous Dolls-Group Show” Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                  “Annual Devil Show” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Lucha Libre” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Four Tattoo Artists” Virgin 69 Gallery, San Francisco, California

1998           “Virgin Destroyer- Group Show” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “No Love Group Art Show” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Bizarro Erotica Group Show” Place Pigalle Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “The Devil’s Ass- Group Show” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Dia de los Muertos- Group Show” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Acme Custom” SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco,

1997           “24 Women on 24th Street” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “Carna Pintada” Mission Badlands Gallery, San Francisco, California

                  “The Devil and the Geisha- Group Show” Rouge Gallery, San Francisco, California

1996           “Pins and Needles- Group show of tattoo artists” Intersection for the Arts Museum, San Francisco, California

Curated

2003           “Sci-Fi Western” 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, California

2000           “Las Vegas Grind Lowbrow Art” Gold Coast Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

1998           “Annie Get Your Gun” Place Pigalle Gallery, San Francisco, California

Awards/Residencies

2004           (mention) Art direction for Douglas Fraser’s “Dead Astronaut” from Sci-Fi Western Art show curated by Sunny Buick Creative

                   Arts magazine

                   “Best art show worth waiting in line for” Bay Guardian Newspaper

2019           The Coven, Private Museum, Ibiza, Spain

2020           The Coven, Private Museum, Ibiza, Spain

Selected Bibliography

1998           Vale, V. Swing! The New Retro Renaissance RE/Search ISBN 1-889307-02-5

2002           Cullison, Sherri. “Sunny Buick.” Vicious, Delicious, and Ambitious: 20th Century Women Artists. Shiffer Publishing,

                   ISBN 0764316346

2003           McIntosh, Martin. Beatsville. Outré Gallery Press, Melborne,Australia. ISBN 0-9751078-0-1

                   Buick, Sunny, and Clute, John. Sci-Fi Western. Last Gasp Publishing ISBN 0-86719-560-6

2004           Von Stronheim,Otto. Tiki Art Now. Last Gasp

2006           Marc, Karl. Hand Made Vol. 2. Working Class Books

                   Bolino, Pakito. Hoptal Brut No. 7. Le Dernier Cri

2007           Nicoz. True Hate Gallery Presents : Erotika XXXArt.

2009           Minguet, Eva. “Sunny Buick.” Tattoo Delirium. Monsa Publishing, Barcelona, Spain ISBN 978-0-06-174032-9

2011           Pricco, Evan. “Sunny Buick.” Juxtapoz Tattoo 2. Ginko Press, ISBN 1584234229

2014           Emanuelle, Camille. “Se faire mal et se faire mâle chez Sunny Buick, salon de tatouage.Paris, couche toi là! Parisgramme

2016           Minguet, Joseph Maria. “Sunny Buick.” The New Tattoo. Monsa Publishing, Barcelona, Spain

                   ISBN 978-84-16500-27-7

                   Minguet, Eva and Buick, Sunny. COLORING BOOK. Neo-Traditional Tattoo, Monsa Publishing, Barcelona, Spain

2017           Gang of Witches “Poupées forain et Milagros.” Objective Lune. GOW Publishing

2018           Gang of Witches “Retribution Ritual.” Venus Revolution. GOW Publishing

2019           Gang of Witches “Herstory.” Patriarchy is Burning. GOW Publishing

                   Pahud, Stéphanie. “Bonbon Cannibal- Portrait de Sunny Buick.” Chairisson-Nous! Nos corps nous parlent, Favre,

                   Lausanne, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-2-8289-1771-5

2020           Gang of Witches “Herstory.” Gaia Rising. GOW Publishing

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