co-artistic director and designer
Born in California, Juniper Shuey is a visual artist based in Seattle WA since 1997. Juniper went to Emerson College in Boston, studying set and lighting design for three years. He then transferred to Ceramics at the University of Washington where the faculty allowed him to develop his art in performance and clay. This developed into the use of video projection into space as a sculptural element in his work. Juniper’s work has been published in several art books including SOIL Artist, Lava, and Fashion is ART. His video installations, photographs and performances have been shown both nationally and internationally including Italy, Budapest, NYC, Houston, Seattle, Portland and Christchurch, New Zealand. Juniper has participated on several professional art panels including New England Foundation for the Arts, The MacArthur Foundation and a professional practices panel discussion at the University of Washington. In 2004 Juniper received the Curators Choice Award at Tacoma Art Museum’s Northwest Biennial. In 2005 he had his first solo gallery exhibition at Howard House in Seattle and in 2006 he won the People’s Choice Award at Bellevue Art Museum’s Northwest Biennial. Juniper was a fellow at The MacDowell Colony in 2010 and won the 2013 Stranger Genius Award for Performance with collaborator Zoe Scofield.
In 2005 Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey teamed up to create their first stage performance for On the Boards Northwest New Works Festival. As collaborators their work has been presented nationally and internationally. They have had the good fortune to work with students and artists sharing their creative process in many cities including: Houston, Portland, Chicago, Seattle, New York, Budapest, Atlanta, Montana, San Francisco, New Zealand and more.