Heather Hart

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Heather Hart lives and works in Brooklyn. With a background in painting, sculpture, and video, her work draws on personal memories as they relate to issues of gender and race. She earned a Master in Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Rutgers University. Her fellowships and grants include the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2013, the Fine Art Work Center’s Visual Art Fellowship in 2012, and the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Studio Immersion Project Fellowship in 2011. 

Hart is interested in the public relating to her work through physical interaction and dialogue that stems from their perceptions. During her residency at McColl Center she is planning to work with different audiences to encourage them to take more responsibility in the art-viewing process, and for that experience to last longer than an action. She will use her time here to expand on a her Black Lunch Table and Wikipediathons performance pieces to document the agency it affords the participant, questioning dominant narratives and creating alternatives to them.

Artist Information

Residency Dates Jan 11 — May 3 2016

Currently Based Brooklyn, NY

Artist’s Website heather-hart.com