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

     EDUCATION

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)

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-Trulson, 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

WORK EXPERIENCE

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

2016-Present  Exhibitions Director, Non-Fiction Gallery

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

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

2013                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

2012                SCAD Woodshop Attendant: Savannah, GA

2010-11           Instructor and Weekend Office Manager 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

COMMUNITY

Member of the College Arts Association since 2012

Member of the Arts Resource Collection, Savannah since 2014

Recently elected to Board of Directors, acting Treasurer of Art Rise Savannah since 2015

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2017  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]

WRITING/ARTIST TALK

2017             April Presenter 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

 

SELECTED PRESS/PUBLICATIONS

Savannah vs. Savannah Allison Hersh, The Savannah Morning News

Enterprising Art Lauren Flotte, The Savannah Connect

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, The Connect Magazine

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

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 22