Lee Massey-Heekin
leeheekin@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2008        MFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 
                 *President of the Pratt Artist League
2003         MAT, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY, Art Education k-12
2001          BA, Kenyon College, OH, Fine Arts and Environmental Studies
                  *Awarded Distinction in Fine Arts
1997          Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT

RESIDENCIES / INTERNATIONAL STUDY    
  
2003         Silvermine Arts Guild, Norwalk, Connecticut, June-July      
2001           Pendland Art School, North Carolina, August    
                   Connecting Collections, A workshop through the Whitney, MOMA, MET, NYC, July-Augus
2000          Anderson Ranch, 2 week Photography Intensive, Aspen, CO
2000          School for Field Studies Kenya, Africa –Wildlife Management, Ecology, and Environmental Studies.

SOLO SHOWS

2015           Fragmented, Made Life, Boulder, CO
2008          New Works by Lee Heekin, Fredrick Victoria Gallery, NYN
2008          Porous Boundaries, Pratt Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002          Wallace performing Arts Center, “Lines Of Confinement”, Greenwich, CT
2001           Olin Art Gallery, Senior Thesis Art show, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

SELECTED SHOWS

2017          Tectonic Shifts, McNichols Civic Center, Denver, CO
2016          All Colorado Art Show, Greenwood Village, CO
2016          Altering Natural Perceptions, Walker Fine Arts, Denver Colorado
2016          Heated Moments, 8 Artists working in wax, Faith Center Gallery, Boulder, Co
2016          Black Box Gallery, Made Life, BCC Group Show, Boulder, Co
2015          S P A C E, Gallery 970, Loveland. CO
2015          Fire House Art Center, Longmont, Co
2015          DOUBLE OR NOTHING, Walker Fine Arts Gallery, Denver, CO
2014           Art in Context, Boulder Creative Collective, Boulder Co
2013           Touch, Taste View, Russack House, Boulder Creative Collective, Boulder, CO
2010           The Loading Dock, Brooklyn, NY
2009         Patchogue Biennial, Patchogue, NY
                  The Fuel House, Philadelphia. PA       
                  Seeking Solitude, RFK Gallery, GA
                   Fire Proof, SHO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                   Pool Art Fair, NYNY
2008          Preeminent Notions, Lucky Gallery, Redhook Brooklyn, NY
                   Light/Picture/Paint, 717 Studio Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
                   The Looking Glass, The Apartment, Gramarcy Park, NY
                   VCU Exchange Show, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2007          The Lack of Desire, Brooklyn Arts Council Collective Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                   UNDERCURRENT, White Box Annex, Group Show, Chelsea, NY
                   One Night Stand, Micro Museum, Brooklyn, NY
                   MFA group Show, Pratt Institute, Steuban Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                   Writing Our Future, National Arts Club New York, NY,
2006          122 for 122, PS122 Gallery, NY, NY
2005          Arts to the Avenue, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich CT
2004          Group Show New York Academy of Arts, New York, NY
2003          Northern Westchester Hospital, Juried Group show, Westchester, N 

GRANTS/AWARDS

2014            Recipient of the Neo-data Endowment grant from the Boulder Arts Alliance  
2005           Recipient of the faculty development award that provided a grant to travel to Africa where I spent vacation                         painting murals an teaching students from the homeless children at Homeless Children International-Kenya.
2001            Awarded distinction in Fine Arts, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

COMISSIONS/COLLECTIONS

2017            Looking Through, 2017, Mcguirk Comission/ Collection, Boulder, CO
2016           “Make, Move, Remove- Your Own Boundaries”, Collector, Telluride, CO
2015            Nancy and Robert Mohr Collection/commission, Boulder CO
2014            Cohen Commission, ‘Nothing is Fixed, 2014, Boulder Co
2008           Art curator and Collector Heidi Lee, purchased, Bird Boundary, 2008 NYNY

EXPERIENCE
2013-16        Founder, Director, Curator and Chief Marketing Officer of the
                    Boulder Creative Collective, Co
2014            Designed and taught 2 day intensive workshop with local students to construct and paint set                      
                    for Boulder Opera Company’s performance of Hansel and Gretel.
2010-12       Visual art Teacher, Southern Hills Middle School, Boulder, CO
2008-10      Visual Art Teacher, The Browning School, (k-12) Manhattan, NY
                    Taught K-12 studio art Full time
2006-08     President of Pratt Artist League, organized, directed and curated art shows                                                                             throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, for Pratt Graduate Art Students, NYNY
2006-07     Gallery Assistant, Sarah Meltzer Gallery, NYNY
2001-06      Visual Art Teacher, Stanwich School, (k-9) Taught k-9 full time Greenwich, CT
2000-03     Outdoor Education/ Hiking guide. Overland Adventures, Williamstown, Mass

PUBLICATIONS

2016           5280 Magazine, Denver, CO
2015           Boulder Lifestyle Magazine, Month of Modern, Boulder CO
2015           Mile High Style Feature: Artist Spotlight, Boulder CO
2014           Daily Camera, local Artist organizes a set design workshop with students to create the sets          
                   for Boulder Opera company’s performance of Hansel and Gretel.
2005          News Channel 12 interview, Ct Painting Murals in Kenya
                   Greenwich Time, Front Page, Teacher finds Spirit of Christmas in Kenya, 1/15
2003          Greenwich Time Newspaper New Angle on Picasso, 11/1, p. A4
2002          Arts and Activities Magazine, Master Pieces: Picasso Collage, Sept issue, p.37

GROUPS AND AFFILIATIONS

                  1/3 Founder of the Boulder Creative Collective
                  NoBo Arts District
                  Open Studios, Boulder CO        

                  Boulder County Arts Alliance
             
     *President of the Pratt Artists League
                  Greenwich Arts Council
                  Brooklyn Arts Council
                  Hudson Valley for Contemporary Arts