Education

2000               

Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Elkins Park, PA

 

1997               

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting/Printmaking, Kent State University,

Kent, OH (magna cum laude, graduation with honors)

Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich, England

 

Teaching Experience

September 2015 – present

Professor of Foundation Studies, part-time eLearning, Savannah College of Art and Design

Instruct Design I, Color Theory, Drawing I and Drawing II online. Evaluate and critique student work, lead online discussions, communicate with students through discussion forums, video, chat, email and telephone.

 

September 2006 – June 2015                       

Professor of Foundation Studies, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Instructed Drawing I, Drawing II, Drawing III, Life Drawing I, Alternative Drawing Methods, Drawing on a Theme, Sketchbook, Design I, Color Theory and pre-college drawing courses. Served as Team Leader for the Foundations Blogs and Social Media Committee. Develop curriculum, conduct portfolio counseling and reviews for the Admissions Department. Other service includes FATE 2013 Biennial Conference Planning Committee, SECAC 2011 Planning Committee, Drawing MA Curriculum Development Committee, Career and Alumni Services Council, Undergraduate Studies Council and Technology in Teaching Committee.

 

January 2001 – May 2006    

Adjunct Professor, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

Instructed Interactive Projects and Digital Drawing in the Painting, Drawing and Sculpture Department. Designed curriculum, prepared syllabi, lead critiques and taught a variety of software and scripting languages, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, ActionScript, Dreamweaver, HTML, Director, Lingo, Aftereffects, Peak and SoundEdit.

 

1997 – 1998   

Graduate Teaching Assistant (instructor of record), Kent State University, Kent, OH

Instructed Drawing I and Drawing II, prepared syllabi, led critiques, conducted individual reviews, presented slide lectures. Emphasis was placed upon drawing from observation and addressed both formal and conceptual issues.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018               

City of Emeryville Art in Public Places Bus Shelter Art Program, Emeryville, CA

 

2017

Maker Space Gallery, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA

                       

2014               

Entity, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL          

Accumulation, 505 Union, Jonesboro, AR

 

2013

Creeper, large-scale public art installation in main ticketing area of Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN

 

2012               

Imminent Overgrowth, Roy C. Moore Gallery, Oakwood, GA

Color Sprawl: Works by Heather Deyling, Cochenour Gallery, Georgetown, KY

 

2011               

Symbiosis, Gallery S.P.A.C.E., Savannah, GA

 

2007               

ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

 

2006               

Balance Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

Select Group Exhibitions

2017

Cultivated Nature, The Mills Building, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Artsource Consulting.

 

2016               

In Residence: Bay Area, Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area Gallery, Emeryville, CA

 

2015               

A Dyeing Art: Contemporary Textiles and Fiber Arts, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC

 

2014               

From Roots to Leaves, Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs, Hot Springs, AR

 

2013               

SECAC Juried Exhibition, Gatewood Gallery, Greensboro, NC

There/Here, A Mobile Exhibit in association with Free Radical, Grand Rapids, MI

 

2012               

SECAC Juried Exhibition, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

 

2011               

Telfair Art Fair Open Art, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA

RSVP, Thinc Art, Savannah, GA

 

2010               

Small Works, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

Open for Business, Thinc Art, Savannah, GA

13th Annual SECAC and MACAA Juried Exhibition, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

New Work, Infusion Gallery, Hilo, HI

 

2009               

Telfair Art Fair, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

Art in Academia, Space 301, Mobile, AL

Seven From Savannah, 2CarGarage Contemporary Art Gallery, Savannah, GA

PaintPresent, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

 

2008               

Telfair Art Fair, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

Chroma Gallery, Savannah, GA

New Work, Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

LaGrange National Biennial, (Juried by Jeffrey Grove), LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA

 

2006               

Cul-de-Sac: Art from a Suburban Nation (Curated by Preston Thayer), Radford University Art Museum, Radford, VA (catalogue)                 

Soup (Curated by Selena Beaudry), Hart Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Landscape Revisited, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

Softcopy, Kimura Gallery, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

 

2005               

Young Art Alliance Juried Exhibition I (Curated by Brian Wallace), Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

Bringing Art, Multi-Media, and Technology Together, Technology Entrepreneur Center, St. Louis, MO

 

2004               

Emerging Artists 2004 (Curated by Peggy Kwong-Gordon), New Union Center for the Arts, Oberlin, OH

 

2001               

Abstraction for a New Millennium, The Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY

Cheltenham Center for the Arts 59th Annual Award Exhibition, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA

 

2000               

MFA Exhibition – Heather Deyling & Matt Wine, Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

1999               

International Contemporary Painting Exhibition, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

Y2K Solution: Creative Moves into the 21st Century, Mason Gross Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

High Marks, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

 

1998               

Spring Exhibition, Gallery 1, Kent State University, Kent, OH

 

1996               

Student Annual Exhibition, Main Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH (Best in Show Award)

 

1995               

Northeast Ohio Print Annual, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

 

Residencies, Awards & Professional Activities

2017

Artist in Residence, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA

 

2016               

Artist in Residence, Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area, Emeryville, CA

Artist Lecture, Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area, Emeryville, CA

Artist Lecture, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

Juror, Artist in Residence 2017 Program for Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area

 

2015               

Art Night SF, co-host of Drawing Station with Sarah Thiebault, San Francisco, CA

Paper “My Best Final Project (So Far)”, FATE 2015 Biennial Conference, Indianapolis, IN    

Director for the state of Georgia, SECAC Board

 

2014               

Paper “Drawing and Contemporary Creative Practice”, SECAC Annual Conference, Sarasota, FL

Director for the state of Georgia, SECAC Board

Presenter and organizer, FATE Project Share session at CAA, “Analog / Digital Integration in Foundations Studio Art Classes” 

Visiting Artist, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

 

2013               

Paper: “The Expanded Field: From Painting & Drawing to Installation & Sculpture”, SECAC Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC

Communications Director, FATE 2013 Biennial Conference, Savannah, GA

Session Chair: “Teaching Foundations vs. Studio Practice, part 2”, FATE 2013 Biennial Conference, Savannah, GA                  

Organizer and facilitator of Mentoring Session, FATE 2013 Biennial Conference, Savannah, GA

 

2012               

Artist Lecture, Gainesville State College, Gainesville, GA

Visiting Artist, Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY

Session chair: “The Art of Making”, SECAC Annual Conference, Durham, NC  

Communications Director, FATE 2013 Biennial Conference, Savannah, GA

 

2011               

Artist Residency and Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Session Chair: “Teaching Foundations vs. Studio Practice”

Paper: “Teaching Foundations vs. Studio Practice: Is There an Overlap?”, FATE 2011 Biennial Conference, St. Louis, MO

Juror, Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition, Eugenia Summer Gallery, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

Artist lecture, Dr. Mary Evelyn Stringer Auditorium, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS         

Studio Program Chair, SECAC Annual Conference, Savannah, GA

Session Chair: “Collage is / as / of”

Paper: “Collage as Installation”, SECAC Annual Conference, Savannah, GA  

Communications Director, FATE 2013 Biennial Conference, Savannah, GA

Artist lecture, Pecha Kucha Night Savannah Volume 8, MUSE Arts Warehouse, Savannah, GA (invited speaker)

 

2010               

Paper: “Collaborative Nonobjective Drawing: A Classroom Experiment”, SECAC / MACAA Annual Conference, Richmond, VA

Professional Development Grant, Savannah College of Art and Design

Juror, Foundation Studies Portfolio Awards Exhibition, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

 

2009               

Session Chair: “Bridging the Gap: The Use of Digital Technologies in Painting”

Paper: “Organizing, Formatting and Presenting Digital Images”, SECAC Annual Conference, Mobile, AL

Artist lecture, Oglethorpe Ballroom, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

 

2008               

Presidential Fellowship for Faculty Development, Savannah College of Art and Design

Paper: “Introducing New Media Technologies Into a Fine Arts Curriculum”, SECAC Annual Conference, 2008, New Orleans, LA

 

2001               

Paul Mazza, Jr. Memorial Award, Cheltenham Center for the Arts

 

Bibliography

2015               

Elizabeth Goddard, “A Dyeing Art: Contemporary Textiles and Fiber Arts” exhibition catalogue

 

2011               

Allison Hersh, “Art & Soul: Artist’s work comes off the wall”, Savannah Morning News, August 14, 2011

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 14, Open Studios Press

 

2008               

Jeffrey Grove, “LaGrange National Biennial 2008” exhibition catalogue

 

2006               

Preston Thayer, “Cul-de-Sac: Art From a Suburban Nation” exhibition catalogue

 

2005               

Libby Rosof, artblog, http://www.fallonandrosof.com/archives/2005_05_15_archive.html

 

Technical Expertise

• Microsoft Office suite

• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash and After Effects

• HTML and CSS                            

• Blackboard