AMBER HEATON
amber.n.heaton@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2012 Rhode Island School of Design, MFA, Providence, RI

2009 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, BFA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 “Evenly Even,” Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY 

2016   “Everything is Equal,” This Friday or Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 “Special FX,” Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

“The New Non: New Narratives in Non-Representational Art and Abstraction,” Flux Factory, Queens, NY

“Art, Artists & You,” Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY 

“Scholarship for Advanced Studies in Book Arts Exhibition,” Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2017  “Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Bronx, NY 

          “Preset Bodies,” Ribuoli Digital, New York, NY

          “Light Years Away,” Index Art Center, Newark, NJ, curated by Wavelength

          “Natura Mathematica,” Central Booking, New York, NY

2016   “Endless Biennial,” 20/20 Gallery, New York, NY

           “New Prints 2015/16,” Soeffker Gallery, St. Paul, MN

           “Innervisions: New Prints 2016/Summer,” International Print Center New York, New York, NY, curated by Dan Walsh

           “Vanishing Point,” Art House Productions, Jersey City, NJ

2015   “Triennale de l’Art Imprimé Contemporain,” Musée Des Beaux-Art, Le Locle, Switzerland 

           “Governors Island Art Fair,” Governors Island, NY

           “The Contemporary Print,” Big Medium at Print Austin 2015, Austin, TX

2014   “2014 Pacific States Biennial National,” University of Hawaii at Hilo, Campus Center Gallery, Hilo, HI

           “Stand Out Prints 2014,” Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN

           “Downstate/Upstate - RBPMW Printmakers,” The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY

           “The Dean Hotel: Video Program, Season 1,” The Dean, Providence, RI

           “#secretEVE,” Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT

2013   “Traces of Absence,” Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

           “Pressing Relations,” Art Connects New York, Brooklyn, NY

           “As the Eye is Formed,” Parrish Museum, Water Mill, NY, curated by Peter Campus

           “New Prints 2013/Winter,” International Print Center New York, New York, NY

2012   “Show Me Your Glands,” NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

           “Adjunct Faculty Exhibition,” List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

           RISD MFA Exhibition, Providence, RI

           “Mediated Realities,” Cohen Gallery, Providence, RI

           “Come Here, I Need You,” Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI

2011   “On the Threshold of Something Else, Something Other...,” Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

           “Liminal Space,” Pop-up Show, Providence, RI

2010   “Printmaking Biennial,” Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

           “Research & Reverie: The Art & Craft of Letterpress,” John Cotton Dana Library, Newark, NJ

           “Impressionable,” Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

           “Friends of Friends: A Look at Contemporary Works on and of Paper,” GARFO Art Center, SLC, UT

2009   “New Works by David Habben, Amber Heaton and Claire Taylor,” Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

 

AWARDS | RESIDENCIES

2018 Wassaic Project Summer Residency, Wassaic, NY

2016-17   Scholarship for Advanced Studies in the Book Arts, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2016        Artist in the Marketplace Program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY 

2010-12   Printmaking Department Graduate Fellowship, RISD, Providence, RI

2001-03   Fulbright ETA Fellowship, South Korea 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015   Sarah Cascone, “At the Governors Island Art Fair, Artist Get a Room of Their Own,” Artnet (September 3).

           Meg Busacca, “Top 5 Installations to See at 4Heads Governors Island Art Fair,” Design & Trend (September 4).

2014   “88th Annual International Competition Online Exhibition,” The Print Center, http://printcenter.org/

           Cate Peebles, 9 Poems. (New York: Eye for an Iris Press, 2014), center-spread illustration.

2012   Joel Kuennen, “Who’s Next? MFA’s from Yale, RISD, and SAIC,” Art Slant (May 31).

           Greg Cook, “The ‘2012 RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition’: Stars on parade,” The Boston Phoenix (May 23).

2010   Sue Martin, “Sculptural Collaborations in Paper: An Interview with Amber Heaton,” 15 Bytes: Artists of Utah Ezine (March).

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2018 Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2017 University of Rochester, Department of Art and Art History, Rochester, NY

2016   Hamline University, Visual Art Department, St. Paul, M

2014   Rutgers University, Artists’ Books Class, New Brunswick, NJ, 

2012   Rhode Island School of Design, Pre-college Program, Providence, RI 

           Museum of Art - Rhode Island School of Design, Teen Program, Providence, RI

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018 Instructor, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO

2017-18   Instructor, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY 

2014-18   Instructor, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

2015        Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Printmaking Department, Providence, RI

2012        Adjunct Lecturer, Brown University, Department of Visual Arts, Providence, RI