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 K DeLong Gallery; Penn State University; Center Valley, PA*
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

Site Specific Installations and Performances
2018 . Fruits of Labor (performance); Vanishing PAF; Mudlark Theater, New Orleans, LA (invited)
The Burden of This (performance); Tempting Failure Biennial of Performance Art & Noise; London, UK
The Burden of This (performance); ITINERANT PAF; Queens Museum, NY  
The Burden of This (performance); Ohio University Galleries; Athens, OH
Memorial [Luzerne County] (performance; Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, PA
2017 Memorial [Lehigh County] (performance); Ronald K DeLong Gallery, Penn State University Lehigh Valley; Center Valley, PA
The Burden of This (performance); Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival; 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 

Group Exhibitions
2018 New Now; InLiquid Gallery, Crane Center for the Arts; Philadelphia, PA 
Temporal Corporal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art; Ohio University Galleries; Athens, OH*
Nasty Women; Bradbury Sullivan LGBT Center, Allentown, PA
Contemporary Renaissance Women; Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA
Constructing a Body; InLiquid Gallery, Crane Center for the Arts; Philadelphia, PA
2016 Converge; SIM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland  
Memory Palace; Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Free For All; SPACE Gallery; Portland, ME
2015 26th Annual Invitational 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; Leah MacDonald, curator
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; curated by Sergio Muro
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, curated by Peg Spiers, PhD
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,* curated by Nisha Drinkard
(un)Wearable; Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, curated by Maria Kastronakis

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

CURATORIAL WORK
Curatorial Projects: * indicates catalog created; ** indicates catalog essay written by me
2018   
Loud Silence: Expressions of Activism; Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University**
Artists featured: Sobia Ahmad | Elizabeth Catlett | Judy Chicago | Lesley Dill | Alex Donis | Dyke Action Machine! | Diane Edison | Rachel Farmer | Nicholas Galanin | Cannupa Hanska Luger | Julie Heffernan | Jenny Holzer | Kiana Honarmand | Julia Jacquette | Rashid Johnson | Dona Lief | Hung Liu | Juan Logan | Liza Lou | Ana Mendieta | Harvey Milk | Miller & Shellabarger | Theodore Newman | Jessie Oonark | Martha Posner | Jessica Posner | Sara Rahbar | Faith Ringgold | Alison Saar | Betye Saar | Ellen Shumsky | Lorna Simpson | Kiki Smith | Nancy Spero | Annie Sprinkle | Zoe Strauss | Linda Stein | Lien Truong | Kara Walker | Helen Zughaib
Lecture Series developed: Curator’s Tour; "Inspired to Act: Why Young Women Combat Sexism” by Jennifer Thomas, PhD; "Out of Silence: Activism and Empathy in the Art of Elizabeth Catlett,” by Melanie Herzog PhD; and Film Screening: Human Flow by Ai Wei Wei

2017
15 Minutes: From Image to Icon, the print work of Andy Warhol; Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University**
Lecture Series developed: Curator’s Tour, “Andy Warhol is a V: Philosophical Bachelorhood and the Celibate Factory” by Benjamin Kahan, PhD; “Andy and the Rusyns” by Elaine Rusinko, PhD
Literary Journal created by Wilkes University poetry students in collaboration with Mischelle Anthony, PhD

This Too Shall Pass: Emerging Artist Biennial- Mirandah Akeley & Corbett Fogue; Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University; Gallery Talk and Performance by Jeffrey Byrd and Corbett Fogue**

2015
Now and Then: Honoring the Legacy of the Arts at UMPI featuring 4 generations of UMPI alumni; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; This exhibition dedicated the new location of the Reed Gallery; Live painting by Ken Lund, class of ‘96

Andy Warhol: Faces; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered.  This exhibition featured new acquisitions from the Andy Warhol Foundation

2014
Bernard Langlais: The Man Behind the Owls; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered.  This exhibition featured new acquisitions from the Langlais estate that established the Langlais Teaching Collection at UMPI**

2013
Eye to Eye with Andy Warhol- co-curated with Sandra Huck and Linda Zillman; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk presented

Vera; featuring 8 artists responding to the local figure Vera Estey; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk, Estey House Tour, and Panel Discussion offered.  A literary Journal was also created to complement the exhibition also based on Vera.  This exhibition was coordinated in collaboration with the Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library and the Presque Isle Historical Society

2010
The Evolving Archetype: a visual art series in collaboration with Lehigh University Women’s Center, Arts Lehigh, Southside Bethlehem Small Business Coalition, Banana Factory.  The series included an Artist Lecture by Lydia Panas; Art Installations in storerooms by the artists of One Stone Collective, Brooklyn, NY; an exhibition entitled Chores featuring regional artists; and an installation by me at Arts Lehigh

Curatorial Coordination
2018
A Stirring Song Sung Heroic by William E. Williams; Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University Lecture Series developed: Artist Lecture; In Their Own Words: Recovering the History of Slavery Through Slave Narratives, Dr. Diane Wenger, Associate Professor and Chair of Global Studies, Wilkes University; Antislavery Actions in the Wyoming Valley, Dr. Aimee Newell, Executive Director, Luzerne County Historical Society

“Car-mmunity Garden” The Tape Artists temporary mural micro-residency; Sordoni Art Gallery; Wilkes University

Solid Gone: an ICCCIA exhibition; curated by Ben Woodeson; Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University*
Opening Symposium: Approaches to Metal & Glass (in)Compatibility with Jane Cook, Chief Scientist from Corning Museum of Glass; Curator’s Talk 

Push/Pushback: 9 Steps to make a Difference with Art and Activism Workshop with Guerrilla Girl Aphra Behn

Between Tongue and Teeth by Angela Fraleigh; Sordoni Art Gallery; Wilkes University*
Lecture Series developed: Artist Lecture; “Sparking change?: A discussion of the effectiveness and consequences of the #metoo campaign;” by Ellen Newell, Ph.D.; Fifty Shades of Yellow by Karley Stasko; “(Re)Reading Violence: Intimate Aggressions in Literature;” by Mischelle Anthony, Ph.D. and Chad Stanley, Ph.D.

2017
Keystone College Mobile Glass Studio micro-residency; Sordoni Art Gallery; Wilkes University; workshops presented to over 100 students

Of Color by Lyndon Barrois Jr; Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University; Artist Lecture offered*

After Sargent by Lydia Panas; Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University; Artist Lecture offered*

2016
PAPME at UMPI featuring the Plein Air Painters of Maine; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered, Paint Out coordinated

O Time Your Pyramids by Julie Poitras Santos; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered; Performance featuring select UMPI students who worked with the artist

By the Numbers: Multiplicity, Meaning and Art by Owen Smith, PhD; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered; Community participatory project coordinated with the artist

2015
Mutated Growth by Jackie Brown; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered

Maine Woods by Scott Miller; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Artist Talk part of the UMPI Distinguished Lecturer series

Tea Stains: bind. mark. stitch. by Susan Smith; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered

2014
Antarctica by John Paul Caponigro; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Artist Talk part of the UMPI Distinguished Lecturer series; sponsored by Canon Camera Explorer of Light program

How I See What Surrounds Me by Tim Gagnon, alumni spotlight; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered

A Heavy Grace by Daniel Minter; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle

Navigation Lights by Carrie Scanga; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle

The Robot, the Rooster, The Red Dress & The Blue Indian, by Jme Smith; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered

2013
Crooked Knife: a Northern tradition featuring the baskets and tools of contemporary Maliseet and Mi’kmaq artists.  Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk with student Roldena Sanipass, including demonstration

Wise Women by Joyce Tenneson; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Artist Talk part of the UMPI Distinguished Lecturer series; sponsored by Canon Camera Explorer of Light program

Excavation by Catherine Higgins; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle

2012
Bardo by Adriano Farinella; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered

Crafted: curated by Hyrum Benson; Reed Gallery, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery Talk offered

Curatorial Collaboration with Students
2016
The Art of Meow; Pullen Gallery; University of Maine at Presque Isle; adoption and fund drive for Half Way Home Pet Rescue

2015
The Sketchbook Project featuring the students of Drawing II; Pullen Gallery; University of Maine at Presque Isle; Student presentation of sketchbooks in gallery talk

Human Form: works from the Reed Gallery Collection; curated with the students of Figure Drawing; Reed Gallery; University of Maine at Presque Isle; Gallery talk presented

SELECTED ARTIST RESIDENCIES, AWARDS, & GRANTS
Residencies
2018
International Interdisciplinary Residency; Hospitalfield House; Arbroath, Scotland

2017
In the Hole Residency; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (awarded)

2016  
SIM Artist Residency, Selijavegur; Reykjavik, Iceland
Arteles Creative Center; Hameenkyro, Finland (awarded)

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

Awards
2018 Tanne Foundation Award; Boston, MA
2017 Wind Challenge Finalist, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
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
2018 FDC Type II grant; Wilkes University
2017 FDC Type II grant; Wilkes University
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

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

VOLUNTEER COMMITTEES
2017- Executive Committee Member; Art Walk/Art Block Committee; Wilkes Barre, PA
2017- Committee Member; Art Walk Committee; Wilkes Barre, PA
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
2018
Guest panelist; Contemporary Renaissance Women exhibition; Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA
Presenter; "The Art of Activism"- Wilkes University Women & Gender Studies Symposium, Wilkes-Barre, PA

2017  
Visiting artist lecture; Penn State Lehigh Valley; Center Valley, PA
Visiting artist lecture; Watkins School of Art; Nashville, TN
Lecture; “Curating Loud Silence,” University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IO
Presenter; Wilkes University Research Symposium, Wilkes Barre, PA

2016  
Visiting artist lecture; University of Northern Iowa
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 
2018
“Salon 2017”; Peripheral Vision, No. 7; Peripheral Vision Press

2017  
“Heather Sincavage;” Emergency Index: an annual document of performance practice, volume 6; Ugly Duckling Presse
"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 EXPERIENCE 
2016-   Director and Assistant Professor, Sordoni Art Gallery; Wilkes University; Wilkes Barre, PA
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
2005-2011 Adjunct Professor; Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA
2002-2011 Instructor;  Baum School of Art/ Lehigh Carbon Community College/Penn State Lehigh Valley; Allentown, PA
2005-06,
2007, &
2009-10 Assistant Professor (temporary);  Kutztown University; Kutztown, PA
2002-2005 Adjunct Professor; Marywood University; Scranton, PA

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

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
2017- InLiquid Art + Design; Philadelphia, PA
2014-16    College Art Association
2010-11     InLiquid Art + Design; Philadelphia, PA