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Heather Beardsley (f)
Artist in Residence

Herkunftsland: USA
KKA-Residency: 2018
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Lebenslauf:
Heather Beardsley is an American visual artist from Virginia Beach, VA. She received her BA from the University of Virginia in 2009, and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Fibers and Material Studies in 2015. Beardsley was granted a Fulbright Scholarship for Installation Art in Vienna, Austria for the 2015- 2016 academic year in collaboration with the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. She has exhibited work throughout the United States and Europe, including New York, Chicago, Austria, Germany, Slovakia, the UK, and Ireland. In 2016 she was awarded a twelve-month Braunschweig Projects International Artist Scholarship by the Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony, Germany in affiliation with the University of Fine Arts, Braunschweig. Recent exhibitions include Department Of, at the University of Fine Arts- Braunschweig, in Germany, Books Undone at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, and Fake, at Science Gallery, in Dublin, Ireland.

EDUCATION:
Fulbright Scholarship, Vienna, Austria
Installation Art, Universität für Angewandte Künst, 2015- 2016

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Masters of Fine Arts, May 2015

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Arts, May 2012

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Bachelor of Arts History, Minor in Art History, May 2009

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
2018: Transmigration, with Anne Stagg, Curfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
2017: Biomimikry, Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum, Braunschweig, Germany
2016: Encoded Elucidations, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria
2014: Cutaway: An Artistic Dissection of Science, with Katie Vota, Paperish Mess, Chicago, IL
2009: Heffalumps and Woozles, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2018:
Round, BG Project Space Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (forthcoming)
Off the Wall, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC (forthcoming)
Fake, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (forthcoming)
Material, D’Art Center, Norfolk, VA
Books Undone, The Gallery at Penn College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA
2017:
Botanik, Las Lagunas Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
War in the Arts: Redeeming Spirits, Orange Hall Gallery, SUNY Orange, NY
Department Of, Montagehalle, HBK-BS, Braunschweig, Germany
Prescriptions: artist books, Tempelman Gallery, University of Kent, Kent, UK
Shout, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
Wild Cuts, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fight or Flight, The Painting Center, NYC, NY
We the People: Political Art in an Age of Discord, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Paper Works, Fort Works Art, Fort Worth, TX
Nearby - Faraway, Gallery SVÚ, Bratislava, Slovakia
30th Annual Women's Works, Old Court House Art Center, Woodstock, IL
2016:
Crafting Community: SDA 2016 Inaugural International Exhibition In Print (print exhibit)
New Fibers 2016, Eastern Michigan University Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI
19th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Inspirácia Papierom III, Galeria X, Bratislava, Slovakia
Prescriptions, The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury, UK
2015:
Cut / Create: The Endless Possibilities of Paper, Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
MFA Thesis Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
The Longest Distance Between Two Points, Hyperlink Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013:
Radius250 2013, artspace, Richmond, VA
Lotta Art: Juried Art Auction, School 33: Silo Point Gallery, Baltimore, MD
23rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition, d'Art Center, Norfolk, VA
Smörgåsbord, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD
2012:
Intersections: Spirituality in Art, Main Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Great White, Gallery 500, Baltimore, MD
Above Construction, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2011:
International Juried Works on Paper Exhibition, 1212 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Works on Paper and Clay: 21st Annual Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition, d'Art Center, Norfolk

AWARD/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES:
2018:
Artist in Residence, KulturKontakt Austria, awarded by the Austrian Federal Chancellory, Vienna, Austria (forthcoming)
Artist Residency, Air Frosterus, Kärsämäki, Finland (forthcoming)
Artist Residency w/scholarship, Budapest Art Residency, Budapest, Hungary
Finalist, Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art, Mainline Art Center
2017:
Peripheral Visions Publication Fellowship, Peripheral Vision Arts, Dallas, TX
First Place, 30th Annual Women's Works, Old Court House Art Center, Woodstock, IL
2016-17:
Braunschweig Projects International Artist Scholarship, awarded by the Ministry of Science and Culture from the State of Lower-Saxony, Germany
2015-16:
Fulbright Scholarship Research Grant for Installation Art, Vienna, Austria

ARTIST TALKS/LECTURES/WORKSHOPS:
2018:
Stop-motion Animation Workshop, Budapest Art Residency, Budapest (forthcoming)
Artist Talk, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (forthcoming)
2017:
“Biomimicry”, Artist Lecture at the Braunschweig Natural History Museum, Braunschweig, Germany
2016:
"Conceptual Map-making: Re-envisioning the Objects in Vienna’s Globenmuseum”, presentation, Fulbright Seminar in American Studies, Strobl, Austria
2014:
"Fabulatory Epistemology and Fantasy Football", graduate lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
"Empirical Explorations of a Work in Progress", graduate lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2009:
"Cross-Cultural Bioethics in Painting", presentation, National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS:
Artists' Books and the Medical Humanities Project; University of Kent, Kent, UK

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
“Activism”, Oh Dear Beast, vol 1, 15.1.2018
"Politics Today", Murze Magazine, vol. 2 p. 14, 10.08.2017
Bolaki, Stella and Ciricaite, Egidija, editors. Prescriptions: artists books on wellbeing and medicine, Natrix Natrix Press, London. 2017, pp. 10-11
"New Fibers 2016", Rust Belt Arts, by K.A. Letts

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