Juniper Shuey

Juniper Shuey

 

Biography

Juniper Shuey is a video installation, sculptural performance artist and photographer based in Seattle. Since 1999 he has been working professionally, exhibiting his work both locally and abroad. His work has been featured in many exhibitions including the Arts Center SOFA Gallery (2009), Body Festival (2009), Solo Exhibition at the Howard House (2005/2010), Tacoma Art Museums Northwest Biennial (2004, 2006), YSA at the Howard House (2003), Fashion is Art, curated by Thread (2003), LAVA 2002 at Noodleworks, Multiplex at Bumbershoot (2002-05), Northwest Annual at Bellevue Art Museum (2001), and La Mostra in Palazzo Pio, Rome (2000). He has been the recipient of several recognition awards including the Curators' Choice Award from the Tacoma Art Museums Northwest Biennial 2004, the People's Choice Award from the Bellevue Art Museums Northwest Annual 2001, and the Lambdha Rho Art Honorary from the University of Washington School of Art 2000. He received an Edge Grant from Artist Trust for advancement of his professional practices and the Marsh Scholarship for his work abroad. Juniper came to the visual arts from a theater background. He spent three years at Emerson College in Boston studying theatrical set design. Shuey is co-artistic director of zoe|juniper, collaborating with Zoe Scofield since 2005 on I am nothing without you, there aint no easy way out, Sin, the devil you know is better then the devil you don't, Old girl and A Crack in Everything (in creation). They have also published a book of their photographic collaborations, White Teeth. Shuey was awarded residencies with Scofield at the Trafo House of Contemporary Art, the Arts Center, MacDowell Colony and Jacob’s Pillow. Shuey was recently commissioned by composer Huang Ruo to create a video installation for his chamber quartet’s upcoming tour.