b.1990
lives and works in Detroit, MI
mawson.heather@gmail.com

 

Education

2018        MFA Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2016                           BFA Studio Art, Concentration in Sculpture and minor in Ceramics,
                                      University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX.

 

Related Work Experience

2018 Cranbrook Art Museum, Create Camp Instructor
2016 – present         Cranbrook Art Museum, Visitor Services
2017                              Interlochen Center for the Arts, Junior Ceramics Teaching Assistant
2013 – 2016               University of Texas at El Paso, Teaching Assistant

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016                   Old, New, Borrowed, Blue, Glass Gallery, El Paso, TX
2015                   Impressions, Glass Gallery, El Paso, TX

 

Group Exhibitions

2018 A Hopeful Gesture, Stroboskop Art Space, Warsaw, Poland
2018 A War on Partying, Front Space, Kansas City, MO
2018 Object Permanence, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2018 Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2018 Self Storage Space, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2017 Shoot, Guichelaar Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2017 Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Interlochen, MI
2017                Live, Laugh, Love, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2017          Nasty Women; Binders of Them, Cave Gallery, Detroit, MI
2017         Found Object Show, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2016                   Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition, Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX

2015                   UTEP Student Exhibition, Glassbox Gallery, El Paso, TX
2015                   Narratives in Clay, Glass Gallery, El Paso, TX

2014                   Same Day Delivery, Collaborative Instillation, Glass Gallery, El Paso, TX
2014                   The Top Drawer, Juried Group Show, Glassbox Gallery, El Paso, TX
2014                    Is There Wi-Fi, Pop up Gallery, Chalk the Block, El Paso, TX
2014                    Group Show Curated by Adrian Esparza, Loft Light Studio, El Paso, TX
2014                    Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition, Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX
2014                    Seven Paths to Creating Beauty, Crossland Gallery, El Paso, TX
2014                    All Female Art Show, Honeyguide Gallery, El Paso, TX

2013                    Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition, Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX

2012                    Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition, Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX

 

Bibliography

2016                            Modern Miner, www.themodernminer.at.utep.edu/watch/heather-mawson/
2016                            Javier Cortez, ‘Student expresses herself through live art’, The Prospector
2016                            ‘UTEP Art Student Wins Regents’ Outstanding Student Award in Arts & Humanities’, El Paso Herald-Post
2014                            ‘Spotlight: 7 Paths to Creating Beauty’, El Paso Times

 

Awards & Grants

2018 Mercedes Benz New Beginnings Award, Cranbrook Academy of Art
2017/2018 Merit Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art
2017                  Cranbrook Academy of Art Merit Scholarship
2016                   Best Sculpture Work, Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition
2016                   Best Ceramic Work, Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition
2016                   Regents’ Outstanding Student Award in Arts & Humanities
2015                   UTEP Student Exhibition Award
2015                   UTEP SURPASS Undergraduate Research Presenter
2014/2015        John and Vida White Endowment
2014                    El Paso Art Association Scholarship

 

Other Organizational Experience & Volunteer Work

2018 Tri-all Space, Co-founder and Co-curator of performance gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2018 Space Space Space: an un-conference on alternative pedagogy, self-organizing, and
exploring ways of disrupting the productions of knowledge within academic structures,
Bloomfield Hills, MI
2015              Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
2014               Panza Llena Corazon Contento, Ceramic Fundraiser, El Paso, TX
2013             Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX