Sunny Buick was born in British Columbia, Canada, and grew up all over Northern California, finally ending up in the Bay Area in her teenage years. In 1986 while attending a high school especially for artists, she started to hang out in the milieu of San Francisco tattooing; and began to tattoo professionally in 1992. She served a formal apprenticeship with Henry Goldfield for 6 years.
In 2003 she organized a gigantic art show and catalog called SCI Fi Western, with over 100 artists; which won an award with the Bay Guardian magazine. Shortly thereafter she left San Francisco to realize her adolescent dream to speak French and live in Paris. She has shown in galleries in many parts of the world and in some museums including Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Foster Museum, Wisconsin, and MIAM (Museum of Modest Arts), Sete, France.
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