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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.