Heather C. MacRae 914. 482. 5919 hcmacraestudio@gmail.com


2012               M.F.A.  Painting Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD): Savannah, GA

2010               B.A.  Concentration in Painting Hartwick College: Oneonta, NY

2009              Painting and Printmaking Study Glasgow School of Art: Glasgow, Scotland

EXHIBITIONS (*solo shows marked by asterisk)

2022Wrapped up, Gutstein Gallery- Savannah, GA

2022 Look! Local Artist Features, Sulfur Studios- Savannah, GA

2022 Landscape Serene and Savage, MVA Gallery- Bethlehem, PA

2022 American Landscapes, Maryland Federation of Art- Annapolis, MD

2022 Big Little Talent, Las Laguna Art Gallery- Laguna Beach, CA

2021 Summer in the City, Sulfur Studios- Savannah, GA

2021 Soiree in Hollywood, Galerie D- Gordes, Luberon Provonce, FR

2021 Savannopoly, Location Gallery- Savannah, GA

2021 Face to Face, Location Gallery- Savannah, GA

2020 Honorable Mention in Landscape: Louis’ Rules Virtual Exhibit Hosted Artrepreneur.com

2019 *pedal, Sulfur Studios- Savannah, GA

2018 *build, FAB Gallery at South Carolina State University-  Orangeburg, SC

2017 Let There Be Art, Columbus Museum- Columbus, GA

2017 New Year, New Art, Grand Bohemian Gallery- Savannah, GA

2016 Novus Conceptum, Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery– Bellaire, TX

2016 Mode/Code, Georgia Southern University Contemporary Gallery– Statesboro, GA

2015 Interpreting Space, Illges Gallery at Columbus State University– Columbus, GA

2015 Goodbye/Hello, Non-Fiction Gallery– Savannah, GA

2015 Current works of Karen Macek and Heather MacRae, Hospice Savannah Art Gallery– Savannah, GA

2015 *(un)Framed, Non-Fiction Gallery– Savannah, GA

2015 Tiny Divas, Non-Fiction Gallery– Savannah, GA

2015 Articulated Shape, Non-Fiction Gallery– Savannah, GA

2014 One Night Stand, Hosted by ARC at 1120 Chatham Parkway– Savannah, GA

2014 Downtown Neighborhood Association Artist’s Walk, Hosted by ARC at the Savannah Law School-Savannah, GA

2014 Year of the Local, ThincSavannah– Savannah, GA

2013 *Intent, Indigo Sky Gallery– Savannah, GA

2013 *Spring Featured Artist: Affecting  the Effect, Kiernan Gallery– Lexington, VA

2013 The Sketchbook Show, Ashmore Gallery– Savannah, GA

2012 *Now: Affecting the Effect, Ashmore Gallery– Savannah, GA

2012*Sideshow, Ashmore Gallery– Savannah, GA

2012 Seen & Unseen, Cork Art’s District– Jacksonville, FL

2012 Inside, Gaardensity Gallery– Augusta, GA

2012 Figuratively Speaking, Gutstein Gallery– Savannah, GA

2012 Collected: Here and Then, Non-Fiction Gallery– Savannah, GA

2012 Happy Medium, Ashmore Gallery– Savannah, GA

2012 Money Shot, Irving Productions– Savannah, GA

2012 SCAD deFINE Art Painting Exhibition, Curated by Paul Bloodgood– Savannah, GA

2011 The Butcher Halloween Show, The Butcher Shop- Savannah GA

2011 Open Studio Night, Painting Department, Alexander Hall- Savannah, GA

2010-2011 *Reflections, The Bulls Head- Norwalk, CT

2010 Senior Thesis Exhibit, Foreman Gallery- Oneonta, NY

2010 Artists of Oneonta, SeenUNseen- Oneonta, NY

2010 Annual Juried Show: Prize Winner, Foreman Gallery- Oneonta, NY


2017-Present Instructor Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA

2015-2018  Adjunct Instructor at the College of Coastal Georgia: Brunswick, GA

2017-2018 City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs Educator

2016-2017  Exhibitions Director, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah GA

2015-2017  General Manager and Interactive Programming Director,  Starlandia Reclaimed Creative Supply: Savannah, GA

2015-2017      Treasurer, Board of Directors Art Rise Savannah: Savannah, GA

2013-2016       Co-owner of Non-Fiction Gallery, Director of Finance and Development: Savannah, GA

2013                 Savannah College of Art and Design, CE Instructor: Savannah, GA

2012                Graduate Teaching Assistant and Intern for visiting SCAD artist Paul Bloodgood: Savannah, GA

2012                Graduate Teaching Assistant for Curtis Bartone: Savannah, GA

2010-11           Instructor,  Katonah Art Center: Katonah, NY

2010-11           Outreach Program Instructor, Northern Westchester County: Katonah, NY

2010                Granted NYS Certification to teach Art K-12

2008-10          Art Director, Goldens Bridge Day Camp: Goldens Bridge, NY

2006                Teaching Assistant Ridgefield Art School: Ridgefield, CT


Served on the Board of Directors, acting Treasurer of Art Rise Savannah 2015-2017

Member of the Arts Resource Collection, Savannah 2014-2018

Member of Sulfur Studios since 2018

Member of the College Arts Association since 2012

Member of SECAC since 2012

Member of the Americans for the Arts since 2019


2019 Juror, Spectrum of Art: Gender is a Spectrum, SCAD Queers and Allies Group, SCAD: Savannah, GA

2017 Curator, “Residual”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

2017 Curator, “the Message”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah GA

2017  Co-Curator, “Personal is Political”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

2016 Curator, “FAITH”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

2015 C0-Curator “Dreamboy”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

[Artist: Andrew Lyman]

2014 Co-Curator “Faux Real”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

2014 Co-Curator “Common Knowledge”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

2013 Co-Curator “Curious Deviations”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

2013  Curator, “girls.”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

[Artists: Quian Quian Hu, Kiki Qi , Xiaolu Zhang]

2012  Co- Curator, “Inside”, Gaardensity Gallery: Augusta, GA

[Artists: Kalin Allen, William Ruller]

2012  Co- Curator, “Collected: Here and Then”, Non-Fiction Gallery: Savannah, GA

[Artists: Emilio Maldonado, William Ruller]


2023 Review: ‘Relief’ by Tabitha Soren and ‘Familiar’ by Christy Bush, The Savannahian

2023 ‘how much is not enough’; Review of Exhibition by Heather Szatmary, Burnaway Magazine

2021 Pulse Festival: Golding Exhibit and more, The Savannahian 

2021 SIP: Savannah Clay Community Annual Exhibition, The Savannahian

2021 Review: “Tilting at Windmills” an exhibition by Deborah Oden at Rule of Thirds Gallery, The Savannahian

2021 “No Escaping Context” review and interview with Betsy Cain on her exhibition at Laney Contemporary, The Savannahian

2021 ‘Going to the Chapel’ Conversation with Olivia Tiberio, The Savannahian

2021 Review: ‘Human Cargo’ Exhibition At Ships of the Sea, The Savannahian

2021 Review: Benjamin Jones Artistic Urgency, The Savannahian

2018            “build”, Artist Talk, South Carolina State University

2017             April Local Artist Presentation for the Landings Art Association

2016             Savannah Art Informer, Artists on Art: Leah Dalton

2016             Savannah Art Informer, Artists on Art: Stephen Angel

2015             Panel Discussion with Sarah Bradley, William Ruller at Columbus State University, Moderated by Hannah Isreal

2012              Artcorejournal.net, Administrative Assistant and Contributor

2011-12        Foconow.com, Art blog co-founder and contributor

2009             Apprentice, Gary Lichtenstein Print Studio: Ridgefield, CT


Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery: Bellaire, TX

Grand Bohemian Gallery: Savannah, GA


Pushing the ‘pedal’ Rachel Flora, Connect Savannah

Savannah vs. Savannah Allison Hersh, The Savannah Morning News

Enterprising Art Lauren Flotte, Connect Savannah

Art & Soul: Juried Exhibit Explores Reality, Illusion Allison Hersh, Savannah Morning News

An Incubator for Creativity in Savannah, GA  Ingrid K. Williams, New York Times

The Non-Fiction Gallery Launched Mobile Artist Program Kayla Goggins, Savannah Art Informer

Curiosities at Non-Fiction Kayla Goggins, Desotorow Gallery and Art March

Gallery Hop: The Tension of ‘Intent’ Briana Gervat, Connect Savannah

The Kiernan Gallery: Spring Featured Artist  Interview with Kat Kiernan, Kiernan Gallery

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 22