Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Heather Hart

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Heather Hart

Based in Brooklyn, Heather Hart is an interdisciplinary artist exploring the power in thresholds, questioning dominant narratives and creating alternatives to them through viewer activation. Heather will be discussing her creative work in this virtual lecture.

Hart co-founded Black Lunch Table in 2005 and has won a Creative Capital award, Wikimedia Foundation grants and an Andy Warhol Foundation grant with that project. Her work has been exhibited at the Queens Museum, Storm King Art Center, The Kohler Art Center, NCMA, Eastern Illinois University, Seattle Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum and University of Toronto, Scarborough among others. Hart is a trustee at the Storm King Art Center and an assistant professor at Mason Gross School for Art + Design, Rutgers University.  Hart studied at Skowhegan, Whitney ISP, Cornish College of the Arts, Princeton University and received her Master of Fine Arts from Rutgers University. Hart is represented by Davidson Gallery in New York. Hart is currently a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, University in Cambridge, MA and an Assistant Professor at Mason Gross School for Art + Design, Rutgers University.

Heather's grants and awards:

  • Anonymous Was a Woman
  • The Graham Foundation
  • Joan Mitchell Foundation
  • Jerome Foundation, NYFA
  • The Harpo Foundation.

“I focus on the translation between space and the public, the public and my work, and the slippage, construction and communication that happens in between these. I want my interdisciplinary work to act as a translator in a language between architectures and the public eye.” -Heather Hart