Heidi Hooper Resume

Heidi’s bio

EDUCATION

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston Massachusetts
Masters program in Metalsmithing, 1991

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture, 1981

EXPERIENCE

Heidi Hooper, Tannersville, Pennsylvania
November 1993 – present
I design and promote my own line of art

Monroe County Arts Council, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
June 2000 – June 2002
I taught courses in polymer clay sculpting

Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, Massachusetts
May 1987 – March 1993
I taught courses in basic and advanced metalsmithing, jewelry making, and repair

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts
September 1990 – May 1991
I taught introductory metalsmithing courses to undergraduates

Jewish Community Center, Newton, Massachusetts
January – May 1991
I taught a course in basic metalsmithing

GALLERY SHOWINGS

433 Main Street Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA
A Mano Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
Artful Hand Galleries, Boston, MA
Artisan’s Square, Scranton, PA
Artists and Company, Wellesley, MA
Arti-Zan Galleries, Cambridge, MA
Arts Afire Gallery, Alexandria, VA
ArtSpace, Stroudsburg, PA
Baak Galleries, Cambridge, MA
Beadazzle, Wellesley, MA
Beyond Beadery, Woodstock, NY
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA
Cary Windsor Gallery, Richmond, VA
Designer Crafts, Stroudsburg, PA
DM Studios, Marshalls Creek, PA
Flying Shuttle, Seattle, WA
Foxglove Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA
Gallery at Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Gallery 54, New York, NY
Goldsmith, Boston, MA
Hammond Gallery, Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA
The Living Room, Stroudsburg, PA
LoMa Galleries, Stroudsburg, PA
Madeline Powers Gallery, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA
Soho in the Burg, Stroudsburg, PA
Star Galleries, Newton, MA
Sundance Creations, Sugarloaf, NY
The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA

RECENT AWARDS

Special Artist Guest, Heliosphere, Tarrytown, NY, March 2017
Best Fiber, “Magritte in Dryer Lint,” Niche Magazine Award, Philadelphia, PA, February 2017
Best Craft, Body of Work, Philcon, Philadelphia, PA, November 2016
Artist Guest of Honor, Albacon, Albany, NY, March 2016
Third Place, Mixed Media, “Cat Lover”, 33rd Annual Carbon County Art League Show, June 2014
Judge’s Choice Award, “Dali in Dryer Lint”, Lunacon Science Fiction Convention, New York, NY, March 2014
Best Recycled Art, “Andy Warhol in Dryer Lint”, Niche Magazine Award, Philadelphia, PA, January 2014
Judge’s Choice Award, “Ray’s Dog”, Lunacon Science Fiction Convention, New York, NY, March 2011
Judge’s Choice Award, “Frank’s Yearbook Picture”, Lunacon Science Fiction Convention, New York, NY, March 2010
Staff Choice Award, “Tony’s Dog”, Lunacon Science Fiction Convention, New York, NY, March 2009
Best 3D, “King Oberon”, Philcon Science Fiction Convention, Philadelphia, PA, November 2008
Staff Choice Award, “Tiger”, Ravencon Science Fiction Convention, Richmond, VA, April 2008
Judge’s Choice Award, “King Oberon”, Arisia Science Fiction Convention, Boston, MA, January 2008
Best 3D, Body of Work, Polymer Dolls, Philcon Science Fiction Convention, Philadelphia, PA, November 2007
Director’s Choice Award, Body of Work, Arisia Science Fiction Convention, Boston, MA, January 2007
Director’s Choice Award, “Professor Fish and his School”, Arisia Science Fiction Convention, Boston, MA, January 2007
Second Place, Fiber Art, “Professor Fish and his School”, Pocono Arts Council, Stroudsburg, PA, June 2006
Director’s Choice Award, “Professor Fish and his School”, Lunacon Science Fiction Convention, New York, NY, May 2006

Heidi being interviewed by the media at a recent show

Heidi being interviewed by the media at a recent show