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Heidi Van Wieren

BIOGRAPHY

 


 


 


 


1973
Born in Holland, MI
Lives and works in Iowa City, IA


Education

1999

Master of Fine Arts, Major:  Sculpture; Minor:  Printmaking
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

1996
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, Hope College, Holland, MI


One Person and Two Person Exhibitions

2013
I Dream of Delft, Douglas and Linda Paul Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2010
Jerome Powers & Heidi Van Wieren: New Work, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009
From the Badlands: Gluescapes & Constructed Drawings, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York

2007
New Paintings, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2005
Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003
Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

2002
Trinity Christian College Art Gallery, Palos Heights, IL
Faculty exhibition; John Bakker, Heidi Van Wieren

2001
Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Installation Project, Grand Rapids, MI
Contemporary Art Workshop, “Repeater”, Chicago, IL
Cat Chow and Heidi Van Wieren: Two person exhibition
A Piece of Home; A Part of Public, Installation Project Space, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, MI


Group Exhibitions


2017
Hoping for Clear Skies, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY


2015
Adhere, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Vibrations, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2012
Preview New Work, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008
Re-Mix 2, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2005
Art Chicago In the Park 2005, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
Contemporary Art in the Midwest, 2005 Midwest Biennial, DePaul University, Greencastle, IN

2004
San Francisco International Art Exposition 7, Roy Boyd Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago 2004, Roy Boyd Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

2003
Coming to terms with the Everyday, Indiana University., SoFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN
Circular, Rocket Gallery, London, England
Catching Up with the Sun Part II; Space, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL, Curators; David Coyle and Howard Fonda (The PondGallery, Chicago, IL)
Art Chicago 2003, Klein Art Works, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Full Frontal, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
Chicago Abstract Today, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, MI


2002
Funky Abstraction, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York, New York
Space, Open End Gallery, Chicago, IL
Abnormal Abstraction, Transcending the Common, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
Blue Blood/Blue Collar, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL, Curators; Meg Duguid and Maire Kennedy
Holland Area Arts Council, Invitational Holiday Show, Holland, MI
Home Installation, North Park College, Chicago, IL, curated by Tim Lowly
Found, ASAP Gallery, Chicago, IL, Curators, Verge; Jessica Peterson and Francine Affourtit
Curators Choice Exhibition and Silent Auction, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL, Curators; Julia Friedman, Gregory Knight, Chuck Thurow
Around the Coyote, Fall Arts Festival, Chicago, IL
Publicus, Contemporary Art Workshop, Summer Group Show, Chicago, IL
Chicago Women’s Conference, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL

2000
Governors State University, Regional Art Faculty Invitational, University Park, IL
Muskegon Museum of Art, Annual Juried Show, Muskegon, MI
The Nines Gallery, Annual Small Format Show, Holland, MI

1999
DePree Art Gallery, Juried Alumni Show, Hope College, Holland, MI 
MFA Degree Show, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Ball Point Power Bits, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Three person exhibition; Heidi Van Wieren, Soo Sunny Park, Andrea Corson

1998
DMB&B Advertising, painting on loan, Troy, MI

1996
Fear of Open Sea; Four-person exhibition, DePree Art Gallery, Hope College, MI


Awards & Honors

2001
Curators Choice Exhibition and Silent Auction, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL

1998
Merit Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art

1996
Herman Miller Award, Hope College
VanTamelin Award, Hope College


Interviews and Reviews

2005
Art Letter, review by Paul Klein, online journal, 03-17-05

2004
Angle, A Journal of Arts and Culture, Art Chicago 2004, review by Dan Tranberg, angle 14, 09

2003
Indiana University, “Coming to Terms with the Everyday”, Catalog, Cover Image and pg. 9

2002
Chicago Public Access Television, “What Is Art?”, television interview
New Art Examiner, review by Kim S. Theriault, Patrick Miceli and Heidi Van Wieren, March/April, pg. 72
Grand Rapids Press, “Ordinary Objects Take on New Form at UICA Exhibits”, C2, Grand Rapids, MI

2001
Chicago Public Access Television, “Art Beat”, Around the Coyote, Curators Choice, television interview

2000
The Holland Sentinel, “Artist draws inspiration from everyday items”, feature article, C Mac-TV, “Macatawa Magazine”, television interview

1999
Out Line; Cranbrook Academy of Art Alumni Newsletter, page 9