A Chicago and Milwaukee native, Tyanna Buie received her BA from Western Illinois University, and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2012, Buie received an emerging artist Mary L. Nohl Fellowship and is the recipient of the 2015 Love of Humanity Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. In late 2015, Buie became the recipient of the prestigious Joan Mitchell Painters & Sculptors Grant and the 2019 Kresge Artist Fellowship in the Visual Arts as well as the Grant Wood Fellowship in Printmaking at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Buie’s work has been acquired by major intuitions and private collections nationally and her work has been reviewed on Hyperallergic and featured on Essay’d. Buie currently lives and works in Detroit, MI, where she is Assistant Professor/Section Chair of Printmaking at the College for Creative Studies.