Buster Simpson

For over 30 years Buster Simpson has created work that incorporates context, history, natural and social phenomenal, ecology and economy. Simpson’s work manifests in a variety of mediums including print, college, painting drawing and new technology prints. He received his MFA in 1969, and later, the Distinguished Alumni Award in Architecture and Design, at the University of Michigan. Simpson is a recipient of numerous awards, among them, NEA fellowships and the Americans for the Arts Public Art Award in 2009. In May of 2015 and 2016, Simpson conducted “Rising Waters,” at the Robert Rauschenberg foundation on Captiva Island Florida consisting of artist, writers, scientists, habitat specialists and land use lawyers collaborating on issues related to climate change. Simpson has exhibited at The New Museum, MoMA PS1, Seattle Art Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum, Capp Street Project, International Glass Museum, Simpson’s work is included in numerous public commissions throughout North America.