education

Hunter College, New York City
Master of Fine Arts, Painting, 2001
Washington University – St. Louis
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, fine art scholarship
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, academic scholarship
Graduated with honors, both degrees, 1994

solo exhibitions

Four Stories, solo exhibition, Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis, MO, March, 2015
Four Stories
, solo exhibition, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY, March, 2014
Rivington, media room, Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis, MO, March 2014
Sidetrack (Snapshots, Outtakes, Polaroids 2001-2008), solo, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NYC, September, 2010
The Empire Trilogy, media room, Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis, MO , November 2010
The Empire Trilogy, solo exhibition, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY, November, 2008
Hanna Berman by Heather Bennett, solo exhibition, Eva Hober Gallery, Paris, France, November, 2006
The Uncovered Works of Hanna Berman, solo exhibition, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY, Nov.-Dec., 2005
New Drawings by Heather Bennett, project room, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY, October, 2005
Untitled, solo exhibition, William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis, MO, July- August, 2003
Untitled, solo exhibition, Luxe Gallery at 57th St., New York, NY, January- February, 2003
Love Letters, solo exhibition, Forest Park College, St. Louis, MO, June-August, 1997
Stein Gallery, solo exhibition, St. Louis, MO, April, 1996

selected group exhibitions

2015        
CosMoscow, International Contemporary Art Fair, One Gallery, Moscow, September
Art:314, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, October
2014
Dangerous Beauty, part of European photography month, Sofia Museum of History,Sofia, Bulgaria, November
Art:314, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, November
The Pathology of Glamour, William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis, MO, October
Portrait/ Process, International Photography Hall of Fame Museum, St. Louis, MO, June-Sept.
2013
Dangerous Beauty, group exhibition, Graffit Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria, August- September
All of Me, group exhibition, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY, June-July
Dangerous Beauty, Work by Heather Bennett and Shannon Plumb, curated by Stephan Stoyanov,
               Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY, March
2012
Flowers for You, group exhibition, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY, June
2011
FIAC Contemporary Art Fair, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, Paris, France, October
LOOP, Screen From Barcelona, contemporary video fair, Barcelona, Spain, May
To the Heart of a Woman, group exhibition, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY, February
2010
Sidewalk Moving Pictures Festival, multiple locations, Birmingham, AL, September 24th - 26th
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Gallerie S.E., Bergen, Norway, September
ROMA. The Road to Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Fair, Rome, Italy, May
Six, The Empire Theatre on N. 3rd, Screening, Brooklyn, NY, May
Phantoms, Red House Contemporary Arts Center, Syracuse, NY, February
2009
Exposed! Revealing Sources for Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, August-October
Phantoms, Le Loft du 202, Brussels, Belgium, May - June
Art Brussels, Contemporary Art Fair, Belgium, April
I Am So Excited To Be Talking To You, Denizen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, April
2008
Alive, group exhibition, Marseille, France, November
Singular, group exhibition, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY. February
2007
Phantoms, group exhibition, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY. November- December
All The Way, group exhibition, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY. September
Art-O-Rama, Contemporary Art Fair, Marseille, France, September
Double X: Women Representing Women, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Aug.-September
Art Chicago, Contemporary Art Fair, Chicago, IL, May
Art Athina, Contemporary Art Fair, Athens, Greece, May-June
2006
Photo Femmes, group exhibition, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY. November- January
Art Copenhagen, Contemporary Art Fair, Gallerie S.E., Denmark, September
Fiac Contemporary Art Fair, Luxe Gallery, Paris, France, October
Singular, group exhibition, Gallerie S.E., Bergen, Norway, February-March
2005
APT., group exhibition, Angela Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. December
Fiac Contemporary Art Fair, Luxe Gallery, Paris, France, October
Its Not About Sex, group exhibition, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY, Summer
2004
USA Today, group exhibition, Gallerie S.E., Bergen, Norway, September-October
Fiac Contemporary Art Fair, Luxe Gallery, Paris, France, October
2003
Douglas Dibble Memorial Art Auction, Hunter College-Times Square Gallery, New York, NY, September
Toronto Art Fair, Luxe Gallery, Toronto, Canada, October
Mobile Livre, traveling group exhibition of artist's books, Canada, March-October
2002
Peculiarly Pink, inaugural group exhibition, Luxe Gallery at 57th St., New York, NY, April
Affordable Art Fair, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY, October
2001
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY, December
Art of the NorthEast, curated by Bill Arning, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT, May
2000
Different Directions, Nese Alpan Gallery, New York, NY, December
St. Mark's 2000, curated by Leslie Jones of MOMA, New York, NY, March
1998
National Drawing Exhibition, New Jersey College of Art, Ewing, NJ, December
1997
Women's Art Works, group exhibition, Rochester, NY, October
One Night Stand, installation exhibition, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO, October
1996
Extirpate, five person installation exhibition, Artloft Gallery, St. Louis, MO, May
L.A. Young Guns, group exhibition, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, January

bibliography

St. Louis Magazine, “Heather Bennett: Contemporary Artist”, Voyeur Series by Helene Sayad, January 2016
St. Louis Magazine, “Artist Heather Bennett’s Show Four Stories Explores Women in Society”, Helene
                  Sayad, April 8, 2015.
Riverfront Times, “Heather Bennett’s Photographs in Four Stories Explore Mysteries of Four Women”, Kelly
                  Glueck, St. Louis, March 11, 2015
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “‘Portrait/ Process’Mixes Styles and Methods”, Sarah Bryan Miller, June 29, 2014
The Village Voice,
“Pretty Vacant: Photographic Fiction and Fact”, R.C. Baker, April 16-22, 2014
The New York Photo Review, “As the World Turns”, Ed Barnas, April, 2014
Artnet, “Weekend Update”, Walter Robinson, cover, October 4-9, 2010
The Philadelphia Inquirer, "Art Copycats and Creative Borrowers", Edward Sozanski, Sun. Sept. 6, 2009
Out & About, "Revealing Influence", Michael Pollock, Vol. 22, No. 7, September, 2009
Ego Magazine, "Heather Bennett", Gopuc Kocmaguhob, Feature, Bulgaria, September, 2008
Art Review Magazine, "Phantoms" at Luxe Gallery, Adam Mendelsohn, Febr. 2008
ParisArt, "Heather Bennett at Eva Hober Gallery", Yael Hirsch, Nov. 2006
Art on Paper Magazine, "Report From Paris," Chris Bors, December, 2006
ArtNet, Featured artist, early July, 2006
Intro Magazine, No. 20, Bulgaria, Xopo Toweb, Interview, March 2006
Bergen News, "Where to Go", featured photo, February, 2006
Vogue (Spain), "FIAC", featured photo, October 2004
ArtPress, "Fiac in Progress", Judith Benhamou-Huet, featured photo, #305 October 2004
ArtPapers, "Heather Bennett", Jeffrey Hughes, November-October, 2003
ArtNet, weekend cover, August 13, 2003
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Fashion Victim", David Bonetti, June 10, 2003
Ladue News, "Profile", Helene Sayad, June 20, 2003
Die Welt, "Freche Modekopistin", Annette Kusche, April 8, 2003
The New York Times, "Heather Bennett", Ken Johnson, February 7, 2003
ArtNet, "Weekend Update", Walter Robinson, February 5, 2003
Time Out New York, "Peculiarly Pink", Ana Honigman May 2-9 2002
Umbrella Magazine, "Untitled 2001", Vol. 25, No. 1, April 2002
The New York Times, "Different Directions", December 20
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Artist Accents Mystery by Manipulating Letters", Jeff Daniels, July 1998
Riverfront Times, "Heather Bennett: Love Letters", Ivy Schroeder, July 1998
Time Off, "The ABC's of Drawing", New Jersey, March 1996

teaching experience

Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis, 2014-2016, full teaching load including graduate advising and undergraduate coursework
Courses taught:
Black and White Photography II, Sping 2016
Individual Graduate Advising, Fall 2014- Spring 2017
Art Practice Photography: Methods of Distribution, Fall 2014, Fall 2016
Methods and Contexts I, for undergraduate art majors, mixed discipline, Fall 2014- 2016
Group Graduate Advising, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
Individual Graduate Advising, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
Art Practice Photography: Constellations, Series and Sequence, Fall 2015

Louis D. Beaumont Artist in Residence, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013- 2014, full teaching load including graduate advising and undergraduate coursework
Courses taught:
Art Practice Photography: Constellations, Series and Sequence, Fall 2013,
Methods and Contexts II, for art majors, mixed discipline course, Spring 2014
Photography, Senior Seminar, Fall 2013, Spring 2014
Individual Graduate Advising, Fall 2013, Spring 2014

Adjunct professor, NY Correspondence/Introduction to Theory and Critical Writing, Webster University-St.
                  Louis, Spring 2003
Adjunct professor/ visiting artist, Advanced Painting, Webster University-St. Louis, Spring 2002
Teaching assistant, intermediate painting, Professor Susan Crile, Hunter College, NY, NY, Spring 2001
Summer painting instructor, “Girls Inc.”, St. Louis, MO.  1996

selected lectures

Invited Speaker, Perspective: Artist on Artist, Heather Bennett on Lisa Yuskavage at Contemporary Art
                  Museum, St. Louis, lecture and tour, April 2016
Panel Member, A.I.R. Refreshed: Women in the Art World from the 1970s to Today, Sponsored by
                Washington University and the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University,
                 March, 2015
Visiting Artist, Visual Art & Design Core Talks, University of North Texas, Sage Hall, September 2014
Visiting Artist , Digital Media Collective, Hunter College- New York, NY 2013
Visiting artist lecture, University of  North Texas, Denton, TX, November 2009
Visiting artist lecture, Webster University, St. Louis, September 2007
Visiting artist lecture, Washington University- St. Louis, Introduction to Art, October 2006
Visiting artist lecture, Meramec College, St. Louis, January 2000, April 2000
Visiting artist, lecture on installation “Five Days”, Washington University-St. Louis, October 1998

published work

December Magazine, Ekphrasis Issue, “Anniversary (B&D)”, with Jen Logan Meyer’s “Anniversaries”, Vol.    
                  21.1, Summer 2016
The Hey Baby Book, self-published, 250 pages, 2015, stocked at Printed Matter, Inc, NYC, 2016
Crush, photographs and text, in conjunction with exhibition entitled Four Stories, 2014
Press releases, for various artists and galleries, New York, NY, throughout 2001-2013
Sidetrack (Snapshots, Outtakes, Polaroids 2001-2008): Work by Heather Bennett
, 240 page catalog, 2010
"Olney by Lisa Roy Sachs", Lisa Roy Sachs, catalog essay, Spring 2008
The Empire Trilogy, limited edition portfolio and vinyl record, published by Stephan Stoyanov Gallery and
                    Modern Multiples, LA, 2008
"Ellen Harvey", Luxe Gallery, Flash Art International, July-September, 2007
"Les Francais a NYC", 02 Magazine, Paris, France, May 2005
"Heather Bennett on Trine Lise Nedreaas", Trine Lise Nedreaas, catalog essay, 2005
"Myth Today", Gallery Bill, NYC, January 2003
Untitled-2001, small book documenting "Untitled" project stocked at Printed Matter, Inc., NYC, 2003              


awards

The Somerville Art Prize, New York, April 2002
William Graf Travel Abroad Scholarship, Hunter College, MFA, Winter, 2000
Marsha Hertzman Blasingame Award for Printmaking, 1994
                                       

selected experience

Scenic painter, journeyman USA-829, major motion pictures and television, New York, NY, 2000-2016
Muralist, independent contractor for private and public spaces, 1997-2002
Sculptor, MGA sculpture studio, commercial clients, St. Louis, 1996-2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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education
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selected experience

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