Tyler James Bush | Tyler James Bush
I have been described as a Modern Renaissance Man because of my wide range of interests and talents. I'm eager to learn new traits, and I'm not afraid to get my hands dirty. The arts are my passion, and since a young age, I have been building and creating in a myriad of mediums. Whether I'm working at a desk, in a shop or outdoors, I'm comfortable using the tools necessary to get the job done. I hold degrees in Small Business Management and Computer Animation, and for the past 14 years, I have owned and run a multimedia company. I'm confident I can do any job I apply myself to—and do it well.
Tyler James Bush, Artist, Boise, Idaho, Los Angeles, Deer Lady's, Deer Ladies, Claytown, Clay, Modern Renditions
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Tyler James Bush

I have been described as a Modern Renaissance Man because of my wide range of interests and talents. I’m eager to learn new traits, and I’m not afraid to get my hands dirty. The arts are my passion, and since a young age, I have been building and creating in a myriad of mediums. Whether I’m working at a desk, in a shop or outdoors, I’m comfortable using the tools necessary to get the job done. I hold degrees in Small Business Management and Computer Animation, and for the past 14 years, I have owned and run a multimedia company. I’m confident I can do any job I apply myself to—and do it well.

education and experience

EDUCATION

Associate of Science in Computer Animation – March 2001
Art Institute of Los Angeles – Santa Monica, California

Small Business ManagementJune 1999
North Idaho CollegeCoeur d’ Alene, Idaho

WORK EXPERIENCE

Awkward Entertainment LLC.
Owner/Creative Mind – 2004 – Current

www.awkwardentertainmentllc.com

Boise Art Walks
Walking Audio/Visual tours of Boise’s Public Art
Creator – 2008 – Current

www.boiseartwalks.com

Silverdraft – Devil & Demon Strategy
Web & Social Media/Los Angeles Office Manager – 2014 – 2015

www.silverdraft.com

Boise Weekly
Events & Promotions – 2004 – 2007

www.boiseweekly.com

Kid Outdoors
Post-Production – 2002 – 2005

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accomplishments

ARTIST ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Boise Weekly – Best of Boise – Best Idaho Visual Artist
Second Place 2012

Boise Arts & History’s Artist in Residency (AiR) Program
September 2012 – March 2013

Modern Art at The Modern Hotel
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Home on the Strange – Art Installations

The Art Zone at Eagle Performing Arts Center – April, May & June 2012
Westovers Holiday Card – December 2011
ALPHA – Forever Red – October 8th 2011
Idaho Poster & Letterpress – October 2011
Strange Manor – September 2011
Ella’s Room Window – September 2011
Modern Art – May 2011
Kirkham Hot Springs – March 2011
GlamourousNoise – January 2011

Art in the Bar V
February 2012

Artist in Residence

8th Street Marketplace Artists-in-Residence
Congratulations to New Fellows for September-March 2013 Residencies

Boise— The 8th Street Marketplace Artist in Residence (AiR) program selects emerging and established artists for six-month residencies in donated commercial office spaces in downtown Boise, ID. AiR is housed in the 8th Street Marketplace at BoDo.

In August a selection panel of community business and arts leaders selected new artists for the September-March 2013 residency. The new fellows are:

Northrup Building, 8th and Broad, West Side of 8th Street

  • Tyler Bush, mixed-media sculptor/performance artist
  • Abby Christensen, mixed-media conceptual visual artist
  • Pam Demo, mixed-media paper collage artist

The City of Boise’s Department of Arts and History, in partnership with property owners Ephraim Greenwall, G. Square Companies, and the Boise Weekly, administers and co-sponsors the program. The selections are made based on the strength of the artist’s work samples and letters of interest. The panelists chose artists who would engage the spaces and audiences differently.

Artists will share their work with the public during First Thursday studio tours. October 4th will be the first First Thursday for the new batch of fellows. The public is invited to view their works from 5-8pm in their studio spaces.

Copyright © 2012 City of Boise Department of Arts & History, All rights reserved.

artistic endeavors

Claytown

a city built with Imagination.

As a kid I always felt that imagination was in what I was working with. As an adult, I realize that the imagination is actually inside of me. As a self-taught sculptor since the age of 10, I have always struggled with why I was given this talent and now I understand it is to give the world a chance to see things through my eyes. Claytown represents my life as it is and my life as I want it to be. Everything I have ever seen or wanted to see is here. For me, it’s a perfect world into which I can always escape when I want to just relax and create.

www.visitclaytown.com

Modern Renditions

Text about Modern Renditions

Home on the Strange

During the past few years, I’ve had several gallery showings in and around the city of Boise, Idaho of my multimedia art installation “Home on the Strange.”

It began with an exhibit in January 2011 at Studio J and has continued through 2012. I’ve shown at Idaho Poster and Letterpress, ALPHA’s Forever Red, Ella’s Room, Modern Hotel’s Modern Art, Kirkham Hot Springs, 2nd and Jefferson and The Art Zone at Eagle Performing Arts Center. “Home on the Strange” allowed me to work with makeup artists, friends, and models and with their help, I was able to create great installations.

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