A R T I S T B I O
Heather Sincavage is an interdisciplinary artist using drawing, sculpture, installation and performance as part of her studio practice. Her work uses the body for measuring gendered power dynamics, trauma within the human condition, and includes the artist’s role in activism.
Originally from Southeastern Pennsylvania, she received her BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and her MFA from School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. She is an alumna of The Vermont Studio Center as well as numerous other residencies and fellowships in the United States and throughout Europe. Her work has been published in Surface Design Journal and exhibited in over 40 solo and group exhibitions across the United States and in Germany, Sweden, Spain, Finland, and Iceland.
She has performed for Itinerant at the Queens Museum, New York, Tempting Failure festival in London and most recently, was featured in Staged on Screen at the Tate Modern, London. In 2018, Heather received the Tanne Foundation Award, a peer-nominated honor for scholarship excellence and emergent contributions to the performance art field.
She currently is the Director of the Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University and Assistant Professor of Art.
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