an experimental experience


Artists, Creatives & Innovators.

Visiting Artists 2019

In Collaboration with Buckwheat Space


Yvonne Buchanan & Dorene Quinn

(W) here / Rocks and Twigs opening Friday, March 15th 12-8pm / March15th -17th, 2019 12-8pm

Buchanan was born in Manhattan, NY. She holds an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School at Bard College and a BFA in Illustration from Parson School of Design. Buchanan uses video, animation, photographs, illustrations and drawings to create narratives of the survival strategies of Black people. Buchanan’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at Syracuse International Film Festival, Studio Museum in Harlem, Site: Santa Fe, Slamdance International Film Festival, Hammer Museum/UCLA, Aspex Gallery, 57th Venice Biennale, Society of Illustrators, NY, Everson Museum of Art, Real Art Ways, Munson Williams Proctor Museum of Art, Urban Video Projects, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Recontres International Paris/Berlin among others. She teaches in the School of Art at Syracuse University, and lives in Syracuse NY and Southern California.

Quinn was born in Portland Oregon and has a BFA in Printmaking & Painting from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland Oregon, and a MFA in Sculpture from the New York State College of Art and Design at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. Quinn maintained a studio practice and teaching career at Pratt/Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute and Syracuse University.

Quinn has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout New York State and nationally, including the Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, The Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, The University Art Museum, Albany, The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, and Rochester Contemporary. Quinn has been a resident at the Julia and David White Artist Colony in Costa Rica,  Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Oregon, Saltonstall Foundation, Ithaca NY, Sam and Adele Golden Foundation in New Berlin, NY, and Willapa Bay AIR, in Oysterville, Washington and Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency program.



the exhibition (W)here is the Vilma Space/ Buckwheat parallel project of Desert X 2019