D. Olivier Delrieu-Schulze
Born: Iowa City, Iowa, United States
D. Olivier Delrieu-Schulze is a curator and multi-disciplinary artist. He holds a BA in Cultural and Interdisciplinary Studies from Antioch College and studied as a Dean’s Fellow in the Emerging Practices MFA program at the University at Buffalo. He has taught in Baltimore City, Maryland Public Schools, and as an Instructor of Record/Adjunct in the Department of Media Study, UB.
As founding director of galeriesNFS (Buffalo) he curated “Detunement: New Works of Timothy Noble” where “Semi-Automatic Chalkboard” had its first solo exhibition and co-curated a 12-day program “Kraftwerkers of Buffalo: From Grain Elevators to Pocket Calculator.” As a UB graduate student he co-curated “BB-Inn: A Baltimore-Buffalo Artist Exchange Program.”
He served as President of the University at Buffalo Graduate Student Association and Community Manager, Antioch College Community Government.
His artworks have been shown at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany; MAP Baltimore, Maryland; Herdon Gallery, Ohio; and the Burchfield Penney Art Center, UB Art Gallery, Big Orbit Gallery and Squeaky Wheel in Buffalo, NY. He has performed with Steina (Vasulka), Tony Conrad, Genesis P-Orridge, Reactionary Ensemble, and 404 Error, among others.
He is a founding member of Trans Empire Canal Corporation (TECC), a Buffalo-based collective responsible for the Burchfield Penney Art Center’s 2014 multi-year project “Cultural Commodities: As Exhibition in Four Phases,” informally referred to as the “art barge.” In 2015 he was designated a "Living Legacy Artist" by the Burchfield Penney.