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 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 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 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