Born 1944, 

Salem, Oregon

The University of Chicago
St. Mary´s College
The Art Institute of Chicago
The University of Montana, BFA, MFA

Dana Boussard is a nationally renowned artist with artwork in the collections of numerous private, corporate and public buildings around the country. Examples of her large-scale work can be seen in the Anchorage Airport, The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis,  AARP Headquarters in Washington D.C. and the Montana State Library in Helena.

Her studio pieces have been hung in museum & gallery exhibitions throughout the U.S.A. and abroad. 

Boussard received the Montana Governor’s Award for the Arts and she is a recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and The Western States Arts Federation.

A vocal supporter of the arts, Dana has lobbied in Washington D.C. for the NEA, was recently given the Distinguished Fine Arts Alumni Award from the University of Montana, and was chosen to represent her state in an exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC.


Selected Public and Private Collections

2011      1st Interstate Bank, Missoula, Montana

2010      University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

2010      Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, Great Falls, Montana

2004      Big Bend College, Moses Lake, Washington

2002      Great Falls Surgery Center, Great Falls, Montana

2001      Anchorage Health Science Lab, Anchorage, Alaska

2000      The Casey Foundation, Seattle, Washington

1999      Rocky Mountain College, Billings Montana

1998            Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Minnesota

1997            State of Washington, Public Art Program

1996            University of Montana School of Business, Missoula, Montana

1995            Arthur Anderson Advertising, Denver, Colorado

1995            Oregon Health Sciences Facility, Oregon State University, Portland

1994            MCI Communications, Corporate HQ, Colorado Springs, Colorado

1993            State of Idaho, Statehouse Murals, Boise, Idaho

1993            West One Bank Corporate Headquarters, Boise, Idaho

1993            Sonora Desert Club, Scottsdale, Arizona

1991            AARP, Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

1991            The Bank of Las Vegas, Nevada

1990            Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Helena, Montana

1989            University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska

1988            Robert Redford, Malibu, California

1987            Mr. & Mrs. Carroll O'Connor, Los Angeles, California

1987            Rainer Bank, Seattle, Washington

1986            US West Corporation, Denver, Colorado

1985            Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado Mountain Bell, Denver, Colorado

1985            SAFECO Insurance Company, Seattle, Washington

1984            Montana Justice Building, Helena, Montana

1983            Beneficial Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware

1983            Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon

1982            Denver National Bank, Denver, Colorado

1982            Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska

1980            Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, California


Selected Exhibitions

2016      Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana

2015      Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana

2014      The Drawing Center, New York, New York

2013      Gotthelf Gallery, San Diego, California

2013      Center For Art, Lewis & Clark College, Lewiston, Idaho     

2008            Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana

2007            Meridian Foundation, National Museum of China, Beijing

2006            Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City, New York

2004            Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma Washington

2003            Denise Roberge Gallery, Palm Desert, California

2001            Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1999            National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1998            Eiteljorg Museum, New Art From the West, Indianapolis, Indiana

1996            Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, Colorado

1994            Foster White Gallery, Seattle/Kirkland, Washington

1994            Canadian Craft Museum Storytelling in the Northwest, Vancouver

1989            Oaxaca Museum of Contemporary Art, Oaxaca, Mexico

1988            Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas

1987            Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1984            Zhenjing Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

1983            Modern Masters Tapestries, New York, New York

1978            Herbert A. Johnson Museum, Ithaca, New York

1977            Woman's Building, Los Angeles, CA

1975            JPL Art Gallery, London, England

1975            Fairtree Gallery, New York, New York

1975            Fountain Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1974            San Francisco Museum of Art,  San Francisco, California

1974            Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, New York

1972            Henry Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1972            American Craft Museum, New York, New York

1972            William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, California

1972            Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

1971            Minneapolis Art Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Selected Grants and Awards

2005            Missoula Cultural Council Outstanding Cultural Achievement Award

2003            Fine Arts Outstanding Alumni Award, University of Montana, Missoula

1987            Montana Governor's Award for the Arts, Visual Arts Recipient

1980            National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1975            Western States Arts Federation Fellowship 


2017           Dana Boussard, Fearless Beauty, Big Sky Journal, Fall

2017           Architectural Glass, Glass Art Magazine, March/ April

2016           "And You Are The Branches" Painting Windows with Glass, State of the Art Magazine, Fall

2016           Artistic Offering, Missoulian, June 10

2013             Examining Home, Missoulian, July 26

2009           Feature Article, Ministry and Liturgy Magazine

2009            Cover & Feature Article, Glass Art Magazine

2007            Feature Art, M.J. Murdock Trust, Messages From Idaho

2000            Cover & Feature Article, Glass Art Magazine

2000            Featured Article, National Women in The Arts Museum, spring magazine

1996            Feature article, Big Sky Journal, spring

1994            Cover/Feature article, West, Magazine, November

1994            Feature article, Pacific Northwest Magazine, October

1993            Article, Southwest Art Magazine, October

1986            Cover/Illustrations, FOOLS CROW, James Welch, Viking

1982            Cover/article, American Craft Magazine, December

1982            New York Times, Art Review