EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts;
School of Art, University of Washington; Seattle, Washington; 2000
Bachelor of Fine Arts; Tyler School of Art, Temple University; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1995


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
2017     a measure of (solo); Ronald DeLong Gallery; Penn State University; Center Valley, PA (forthcoming)
2015      Bearing Witness (solo); Edwards Center for Art and Dance Main Gallery; Bowdoin College; Brunswick, ME
2014      Breath on a Mirror (solo); Pullen Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle  
2012      H(squared): recent work of Hyrum Benson and Heather Sincavage; Reed Fine Art Gallery; University of Maine at Presque Isle
2011       Iniciar (solo); Croft Art Gallery; Waco, TX
               Architect’s Daughter and the Seamstress (solo); Galeria Calvo y Mayayo; Zaragoza, Spain
2009     Heather Sincavage: Curator Showcase (solo); Asociacion de Venecinos o San Jose, Zaragoza, Spain
2008     Releasing Butterflies (solo); Gallery 908; Reading, PA

Group Exhibitions
2016    Converge; SIM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland  
             Memory Palace; Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
             Free For All; SPACE Gallery; Portland, ME

2015     26th Annual Invitation Small Works Salon; New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
2014     How We See Her; Foundry Art Centre; St. Louis, MO
             Take Me With You; John Michael Kohler Arts Center; Sheboygan, WI
2013     Generations IX; Red/Pink Show; A.I.R. Gallery; Brooklyn, NY
              8th Street Bridge Turns 100, invitational exhibition; Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, PA
              Side Show; Heiska Historical Homestead; Hameenkyro, Finland
2012     Homefront Heroes, invitational exhibition; Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, PA
              Closer to Home; Centro de Historia de Zaragoza; Zaragoza, Spain
2011     Razon vs. Locura; Periferias Festival; Centro Cultural Del Matadero; Huesca, Spain; curated Artix Creativo Espacio
             Juxtaposed; Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT   Alyssa Monks, curator
             In Our Body- revisited; Painted Bride Art Center; Philadelphia, PA
             URBN, representing Inliquid for the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2010     More Serious Business; Fowler Art Center, Northampton Community College; Bethlehem, PA
             Self; Croft Art Gallery
             Aut(e)omatas; Centro de Historia de Zaragoza
2009    Visual Notations and Mark Making; Girdler Gallery, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
             Anything Goes- todo vale-; El Jardin de las Delicias, Zaragoza, Spain
2007    18th Annual New Arts Program Salon Invitational; New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
              In Response to Healing; traveling nationally to Kutztown University; Gallery 908; Penn State University, State College, PA; Ohio State                         University, Newark, OH; University of Arkansas
2005     16th Annual New Arts Program Salon Invitational; New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
2004     Womenkind; Black Cultural Arts Center, Lafayette College; Easton, PA
              Crossing the Line: Wearable to Unwearable; Ben Shahn Court Gallery, William Paterson University; Wayne, NJ
              (un)Wearable; Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

Site Specific Installations and Performances
2017     The Burden of This (performance); Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival; Glitterbox Theater; Pittsburgh, PA
2016     A Transfiguration of Longing (performance); Vertigo Performance Series, Waterloo Center for the Arts; Cedar Falls, Iowa
2013     This Time Will Be Perfect (performance); Can Serrat International Arts Center; El Bruch, Spain
             The Sentinels (installation); Arteles Creative Center; Hameenkyro, Finland
2010     Architect’s Daughter (installation); Arts Lehigh, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
2008    she her i: a portrait of women (installation); Rodale Family Gallery, Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

Contributing Artist
2015     Biotope by Photosynthesis Projects, a project by Karla Stingerstein; project part of Ideas City, sponsored by the New Museum, New York, NY


SELECTED ARTIST RESIDENCIES, AWARDS, & GRANTS
Residencies

2017     In the Hole Residency; Saskatoon, Canada (forthcoming)
2016     SIM Artist Residency, Selijavegur; Reykjavik, Iceland
2013     Nes Artist Residency, Nes Artist Residency, Skagastrond, Iceland
             Can Serrat Residency, Can Serrat Centro de Actividades Artisticas, El Bruc, Spain
             Arteles Creative Center; Hameenkyro, Finland
2010     Artist in Residence; Arts Lehigh, Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA
2009    Artix Creativo Espacio Residency; Zaragoza, Spain
2008    Vermont Studio Center Residency; Johnson, Vermont
2007-2011     Resident Artist; Banana Factory Community Art Center; Bethlehem, PA

Extended Education
2015     The Art of Consciousness; Workshop with Ernesto Pujol and Lama Satem Drolma; Wonderwell Mountain Refuge; Springfield, NH

Awards
2014     Fulbright Scholar Finalist; Project- Fluxus, the Self, and Urban Renewal; Vilnius Arts Academy; Vilnius, Lithuania
2011     Arts Ovation- Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts; Allentown Arts Commission, Allentown, Pennsylvania
1999     Gonzales Award; School of Art, University of Washington; Seattle, WA
1998     Merit Portfolio Fellowship; School of Art, University of Washington; Seattle, WA

Grants & Fellowships
2013     Can Serrat Fellowship for Artist in Residence; Can Serrat Centro de Actividades Artisticas, El Bruch, Spain
              
Arteles Creative Center Fellowship for Artist in Residence; Hameenkyro, Finland
2009     Artix Fellowship for Artist in Residence; Artix Creativo Espacio; Zaragoza, Spain
2008     Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Project Stream Grant entitled Gift; Bethlehem, PA
              
VSC Fellowship for Artist in Residence; Vermont Studio Center; Johnson, Vermont
2007     Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Project Stream Grant for a project entitled she her i: a portrait of women; Allentown, PA
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2016-     Director and Assistant Professor, Sordoni Art GalleryWilkes University; Wilkes Barre, PA
·       Courses Include: Experiencing Art, Women in Art

2012-2016    Director, Reed Fine Art Gallery and University Collections; University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME
2011-2016    Assistant Professor; University of Maine at Presque Isle
·       Courses included: Basic Design; Drawing I; Drawing II; Drawing III; Experience the Arts; Introduction to Film; 3-D Design; Mixed Media Process I; Mixed Media Process II; Installation Art; Sketchbook Process; Women in Art; Aesthetics; Art and Activism; Special Topics in Art History: Thesis Research; Senior Thesis

2005-2011: Adjunct Professor; Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA
·       Courses Included Foundation Design, 3-D Design
·       Research Project: The Evolving Archetype visual art series; Lehigh University; in conjunction with Arts Lehigh, Women’s Center, and the Women Studies Program; 2010

2002-11: Instructor:  Baum School of Art/ Lehigh Carbon Community College/Penn State Lehigh Valley; Allentown, PA
·       Courses Included: 3-D Design, Beginning Sculpture, Beginning Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Advanced Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Teen Sculpture Workshop, Jewelry for Teens, Color in Jewelry for Teens.

2005-06, 2007, 2009-10: Assistant Professor (temporary):  Kutztown University; Kutztown, PA
·       Courses Included 2-D Design, 3-D Design

2002-05: Adjunct Professor; Marywood University; Scranton, PA
·       Courses Included 2-D Design, 3-D Design, Sculpture II, Sculpture III, Graduate Sculpture, Independent Study- Sculpture

VISITING CRITIC
2016     Haverford College; Haverford, PA
2015     Bowdoin College; Bowdoin, ME
2011      Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA
2009    Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
2012 to 2016: Board Member; Maine Arts Commission; Augusta, Maine
2012 to 2014: Board Member/ Secretary; Wintergreen Arts Center; Presque Isle, Maine

LECTURES AND PUBLIC INTERVIEWS
2017     Presenter; Wilkes University Research Symposium, Wilkes Barre, PA
2016     Visiting artist lecture; University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, ME
              Guest presenter; Social Fabric Collective, Wyoming, PA

2015     Visiting artist lecture; Bowdoin College of Visual Arts; Brunswick, ME
2012     Guest panelist; Homefront Heroes exhibition; Penn State Lehigh Valley; Center Valley, PA
2010     Facilitator; “Building Participatory Culture in Art Education conference, Kutztown University
              Lecture: “Architect’s Daughter;” Arts Lehigh, Lehigh University
2009     Lecture:Banana Factory, an example for La Harinera;” La Harinera, Centro Cultural y de Creacion Contemporanea; Zaragoza, Spain
              Interview; Aragon National Public Radio; Zaragoza, Spain
              Interview; WDIY public radio; Lehigh Valley Arts Salon; Bethlehem, PA
2007     Lecture: “In Response to Healing” exhibition; Ohio State University; Columbus, OH
              Interview,Saving our Schools;” Tempo! WLVT public television; Bethlehem, PA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017     "Profile: Heather Sincavage;"  Studio Visit Magazine: a selection of international artists; juried by Jessica Roscio, curator of the Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA; Spring 2017
2014     Profile: Heather Sincavage;” Studio Visit Magazine: a selection of international artists; juried by Trevor Richardson, curator of the Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Spring 2014
2011     Profile: Heather Sincavage;” Studio Visit Magazine: a selection of international artists; juried by Ian Berry, curator of the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College; December 2011
2005     Crossing the Line: Wearable to Unwearable;” Nisha Drinkard; Surface Design Journal; Spring 2005

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
2014-16    College Art Association
2010-11
     InLiquid Art + Design; Philadelphia, PA