RECENT AWARDS and RESIDENCIES
2015 Project Grant residency and children's workshops, Buffalo, NY.
2015 The Studios at Key West, awarded an artist residency for January, 2015, Key West, FL.
2014 City of Denver, Urban Art Fund, awarded a grant for a Denver, CO mural.
2014 Brookland Middle School, Washington, DC, Finalist for a site-specific Public Art Mural.
2013 Roanoke College, Artist in Residence, awarded the Copenhaver Scholar in Residence grant, Salem, VA.
2012 Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, Two-month Artist Residency.
2012 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, One-month Artist Residency.
2011 NYFA - MARK 11 Professional Development Program.
2009 NYFA – SOS Grant to produce an edition of prints at VanDeb Editions, New York, NY.
MURALS and SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 A Story of Their Own: Refugees in Crisis, 10' x 43' mural, State University of NY at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY.
2015 Kids, Color, Kinetics: a 10’ x 60’ mural for the Montessori Charter School, Key West, FL.
2014 The Aztecs: a 10’ x 40’ mural for the Urban Art Fund, City of Denver, CO.
2013 Line / Body / Action / Time, 10’ x 26’ mural, Roanoke College, Salem VA.
2013 Anatomy of Time: Line / Body / Action, 10’ x 100’ mural, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY.
2013 Man Alone, 10’ x 20’ mural, Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum of Art, Utica, NY.
2012 Man at Beginning, 10’ x 14’ mural, VCCA, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA.
2011 Us/ Them, an installation, War: Materials Part 2, Time and Space Limited, Hudson, NY.
2009 Into the Crosscurrents, paintings, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY.
2008 Stories in Black and White, works on paper, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY.
2008 The Lives of Children, paintings, Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown, NY.
2007 Mission Accomplished, a 40’ high installation, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY.
2007 Mission Accomplished, an installation and The Lives of Children, a painting series, Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy, NY.
2007 In Our Name: Iraqi Children in War, an installation, Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY.
2006 In Our Name: Iraqi Children in War, an installation, Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington, MA.
2005 America Comes Home, an installation, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, MA.
2005 Cut, Weld, Rip, Wrap, Shape, Drill, Paint-Paintings, Sculptures and Installations 1979-2005, Dietel Gallery, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY.
1998 Paintings and Sculpture, Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY.
1988 217 Days of Painting, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.
1987 Pursuing the Shadow: 1980 – 1986, a Review of Installations, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY.
1986 The Shadow Sees Its Reflection, an installation Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill, NY.
1984 Signposts, Witnesses and Totems, an installation, Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.
1984 Signposts and Witnesses: An Installation, SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY.
1984 Signposts and Witnesses: An Installation, Sage College of Albany, Rathbone Gallery, Albany, NY.
1983 The Dream: An Installation, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.
1982 Night Dances: Installation, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute School of Art, Utica, NY.
1982 Night Dances: An Installation, Wells College, Aurora, NY.
1981 MFA Thesis Show, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1979 Shadow/Reflection, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY.
1979 Christine Heller: Relief Tapestry, Bruce Castle Museum, London, England.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 Here and Now, Exhibition with 2011 NYFA Mark Alumni, Exhibit A, Corning, NY.
2012 Backlash, Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY.
2012 Push/Pull, mural for 3-person show ‘Figure Drawing’, Pratt MWP School of Art, Utica, NY.
2012 Skin Hides, a collaborative work with 2x2 Collective, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ.
2012 Made in NY 2012, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY.
2011 Victory for Tyler:Works on Paper + Posters 2011, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA.
2011 BookMARKs, Menschel Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
2011 Fall Faculty Mix, Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson, NY.
2010 FRACKING:Art and Activism Against the Drill, Exit Art, New York, NY.
2007 The First 5 Years, Storefront Artist Project, MCLA, North Adams, MA.
2005 Politics as Usual: 8 Artists on USA Foreign Policy, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY.
2005 Paper Show 2, Empty Set Project Space, Pittsfield, MA
2005 Impressions – 3 person painting show, Deborah Davis Fine Art, Hudson, NY.
2005 TRANSFORM, Storefront Artist Project, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, MA.
2002 Paintings: Christine Heller & Judith Orseck Katz, Deborah Davis Fine Art, Hudson, NY.
2001 2001-2002 Group Show, Deborah Davis Fine Art, Hudson, NY.
2001 Sculpture Space in NYC, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY.
1997 Art Discovery ’97, Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown, NY.
1996 In the Present Tense – 96, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY.
1996 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY.
1995 Drawings by Sculpture Space Sculptors, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY.
1995 In the Present Tense – 95, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY.
1995 Sculpture - Christine Heller / Frederik Blatt, Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown, NY.
1986 Five Artists from Upstate NY, Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY.
1986 Gender and Gesture, Colgate University, Picker Art Gallery, Hamilton, NY.
SELECTED PUBLIC and PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY.
Aesthetica, Roland Greefkes, Gilbertsville, NY.
Professor Rand Carter, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.
The Honorable Mike Coccoma, Cooperstown, NY.
John Davis, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY.
Karen Davis, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY.
John Dier, MD, Cooperstown, NY
Mercedes Gotwald, Cooperstown, NY and Palm Beach, FL.
Agnes Gund, President Emerita of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Hudson Area Library Collection, Hudson, NY.
Hudson Audio-Visual Enterprises, Hudson, NY.
Professor Carol Kinne, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.
VCCA, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
Mary Anne Whelan, MD, Fly Creek, NY.
Monica Wolf, Buenos Aires, Argentina.