Heather Hart

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Heather Hart (born 1975) is an artist whose medium is interactive installation and drawing. Born in Seattle, Hart lives and works in New York. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, studied at Princeton University in New Jersey and received her MFA from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Hart's work has been exhibited worldwide including Brooklyn Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, Real Art Ways, 92YTribeca, Jersey City Museum, NYU Galleries, 2B Gallery in Budapest, Rush Arts Gallery, Portland Art Center, Soil Art Gallery, Studio Museum in Harlem, Islip Art Museum, Museum of Art and Craft in Japan, and Art in General. She has collaborated in pieces by Pablo Helguera and Raphael Ortiz. Her work has been included in exhibitions curated by Kara Walker, Fred Wilson, Deborah Willis and Hank Willis Thomas.

Hart has been an artist in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Santa Fe Art Institute, Franconia Sculpture Park, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. She received awards from Socrates Sculpture Park as part of their Emerging Artist Fellowship in 2006, from New York Foundation of the Arts for their NYFA Fellowship in 2009, and a Jerome Travel Grant in 2011.

Hart’s work appears in Jamaica Flux: Workspace & Windows 2007,[1] The Field Guide to the Rather Round Table, Neo-Constructivism: Art, Architecture and Activism,[2] The Feminine Mystique: Contemporary Artists Respond,[3] and EAF06.


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