Contact

Claudia Heitner

cheitner@mica.edu


Education

2016              BFA Printmaking, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (magna cum laude) 

2011              State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, NY (traditional fine art courses)


Professional Experience

2017              T-Shirt Workshop Instructor at Gowanus Print Lab, Brooklyn, NY

                      (press basics, printing techniques using Plastisol, set up and breakdown of materials/clean up)

2016              Monitor at EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

                      (studio monitor, maintaining upkeep of shop, press rentals and supply orders) 

                      Press Operator, Ink + Cotton, New York, NY

                      (heat press operator, screen printer, digital t-shirt printing)

                      Silk Screen Instructor, The Foundery, Baltimore, MD

                      (press basics, printing techniques using vinyl stencils, set up and breakdown of materials/clean up)

                      Teaching Assistant, Visual Arts Institute at SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

                      (studio manager, teaching assistant for various fine art and curatorial courses) 

                      Freelance Printer, Deli & Grocery, Baltimore, MD/New York, NY

                      (press hand, printer, packaged materials for release at Only NY)

                      Teaching Assistant, Graduate Screenprint, Baltimore, MD

                      (advising students on independent projects, technical assistant [Kyle Van Horn], Spring 2016) 

2015             Teaching Assistant, Lithography 1, Baltimore, MD

                      (demo set up and breakdown, studio assistant [Alex Kirillov], Fall 2015) 

2015              Intern, K. Caraccio Printing Studio, New York, NY

                      (intern, studio and desk assistant/printer)

2014              Intern, Globe Collection and Press, Baltimore, MD

                      (studio assistant/printer)

2013-2014    Art Specialist, Scarsdale Recreational Department, Scarsdale, NY

                     (arts and crafts 2nd-8th grade level)

2012-2016    Work Study, MICA Store, Baltimore, MD

                     (customer transactions, store upkeep, stocking inventory, materials knowledge)

2012             Teaching Assistant, Scarsdale Union Free School District, Scarsdale, NY 

                     (traditional elementary art curriculum [Helen Pasternack], Spring 2012)


Group Exhibitions

2019             21st Annual Postcards from the Edge, Bortolami, New York, NY

2017             Roll Call, Blackburn 20|20 Gallery, New York, NY

2016             MICA Commencement Exhibition 2016, Fox 420, Fox Building, Baltimore, MD

                     I Invited Britney Spears To Dinner (The Invitation Was Not Accepted), Bronze Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                     Curator: Curatorial Print, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2015             Juried Printmaking Exhibition: Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Jurors: Cynthia Thompson, David Chioffi)

2014             Juried Undergraduate Exhibition: Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Jurors: Laura Amussen, Dustin Carlson)

                     Join, or Don’t: Main 0 Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                     Paul Rucker Presents: The Empathy Project: Leidy Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2013             Contact Zone: Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD

2012             Young Artists 2012: Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY


Honors/Scholarships

2015             Carrie Macedonia '03 Memorial Scholarship, Baltimore, MD

2014             MICA Achievement Award, Baltimore MD

2013-2016    Dean’s List Academic Award (Magna Cum Laude), Baltimore MD

2012-2015    MICA Presidential Scholarship, Baltimore, MD

                     MICA Recognition Award, Baltimore, MD

                     MICA Grant, Baltimore, MD


Press

"Young Artists to Watch: MICA's Art Walk 2016", BmoreArt, May 17th, 2016