SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Up a Garden Path / Highfield Hall & Gardens / Falmouth, MA

         Architectural Elements / Jobi Pottery and Art Gallery / Truro, MA

2012 Body Language /Tao Water Art Gallery / Provincetown, MA

2009 Adrift: Installation / Cape Cod Museum of Art (CCMoA) / Dennis, MA

2008 A Truly Happy Dream/The Field Gallery / Martha’s Vineyard,  MA

2007 Continuity / Higgins Gallery / Cape Cod Community College / W. Barnstable, MA

2004 Wash Ashore Series / Left Bank Gallery / Welfleet, MA

2003 Equilibrium / The Field Gallery / Martha’s Vineyard, MA

2002 Fortunata Circus / CCMoA / Dennis, MA

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 International Art Medal Congress and Exhibition / Ottawa, Canada

2017 New Members Exhibition / National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) / NYC, NY

         A Sense of Place / Attleboro Arts Museum / Attleboro, MA

         A Selection of New Acquisitions / CCMoA / Dennis, MA

2016 Elements: 21 Interpretations by Twenty-one in Truro / Creative Arts Center / Chatham, MA

         Architectural Elements / Jobi Pottery and Art Gallery / Truro, MA

2015 Contemporary Cape Cod Artists / featuring artists in the book by Deborah Forman / CCMOA /

         Dennis, MA

        Members Juried Exhibition / juror Director John W. Smith of the Rhode Island School of Design / 

        Provincetown Art Association & Museum (PAAM) / Provincetown, MA

2014 International Art Medal Congress and Exhibition / Sophia, Bulgaria

         Appearances: Provincetown Green Arts Festival / Dune Installation / National Seashore Park

         Campground / Provincetown, MA

2013 Naked in New Hope / Sidetracks Gallery / New Hope, PA

2012 Through Time and Place / two person exhibit with mother, Rachel Ellis Kaufman/     

         Curators: Director Christine McCarthy & Susan Kurtzman / PAAM /  Provincetown, MA

        International Art Medal Congress and Exhibition / Glasgow, Scotland

2011 Post Tampere Exhibition / Medialia Rack & Hamper Gallery / NYC, NY

2010 Members Juried Sculpture / PAAM / Provincetown, MA

         International Art Medal Congress and Exhibition / Tampere, Finland

2009 Sculpture Invitational / Kobalt Gallery / Provincetown, MA

        The Eternal Idol That Could / New York Academy of Art / NYC, NY

2006 Peace / Medialia Rack & Hamper Gallery / New York, NY

         Figuration Exhibit/ Galleria Artemisia / Provincetown, MA

2005 Dusty Glory / Cahoon Museum of American Art / Cotuit, MA                                                                                 

         Oceanic/Two Person Exhibition /The Field Gallery / Martha’s Vineyard, MA

         Monumental Miniatures / The Canadian Sculpture Center / Toronto, Canada

         Conclusion: Anti-War Medals/ Velvet DaVinci Gallery / San Francisco, CA

2004 International Art Medal Sculpture Exposition / Lisbon, Portugal

         Anti-War Medals / traveling exhibition / USA, England, Norway, Spain

2002 International Art Medal Sculpture Exposition / Paris, France

         Hands across the Sea / Museum of Medallic Art / Wroclaw, Poland

2001 Medals of War and Peace / Pax Christi Peace Organization / London, England

2000 Two-Person Exhibition / Miller Gallery / 560 Broadway / New York, NY

         10th Annual International Figurative Invitational Exhibition / Miller Gallery / NYC, NY

1997 Art Miami / Miami Beach, FL

1996 Open Doors-Open Windows / Two Person Exhibit / New York, NY

         SOFA Miami / Coconut Grove, FL / SOFA Chicago / Chicago, IL

 

SELECTED AWARDS & GRANTS

2012 Individual Artist Grant / Arts Foundation of Cape Cod / West Barnstable, MA

2007 Artist in Residence Award / One Person Exhibit / Higgins Gallery, Cape Cod       

         Community College / West Barnstable, MA

2007 Arts Foundation Grant / Arts Foundation of Cape Cod / West Barnstable, MA

        Mary Lou Freidman Chair Award / Castle Hill Center for the Arts / Truro, MA

2002 Pen & Brush Sculpture Award / Pen & Brush Medal Award / New York, NY

2000 Professional Artist’s Grant / Massachusetts Cultural Council / Boston MA

2000 Artist’s Award / Vermont Studio Center / Johnson, VT

1999 Massachusetts Local Cultural Council Grant / Arts Foundation Grant / Barnstable, MA

1997 State of Florida Projects Grant / Tallahassee, FL

 

COLLECTIONS

2016 CCMOA / Twenty-One in Truro portfolio box IV / permanent collection / Dennis, MA

2015 Cahoon Museum of American Art / Twenty-One in Truro portfolio box III / Cotuit, MA

2012 PAAM / permanent collection / Provincetown, MA

2011 The Royal Coin Cabinet / National Museum of Economy / permanent collection / Stockholm,     

         Sweden

2009 CCMoA / permanent collection / Dennis, MA

2008 Cahoon Museum of American Art / permanent collection / Cotuit, MA

2005 PAAM Commemorative Bronze Medal / commissioned by PAAM / Provincetown, MA

2004 The British Museum / permanent collection / bronze / London, England

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LECTURES/ INTERVIEWS

2016 Making Art Making a Living Lecture Series / Cape Cod Community College/ W Barnstable, MA

2012 Relations; a Legacy of Art / Cahoon Museum of American Art / Cotuit, MA

         Through Time and Place / PAAM / Provincetown, MA

         Sands of Time / Host: Joyce Johnson, WOMR / Provincetown, MA

         The Point / Host: Mindy Todd, WCAI / Woods Hole, MA

2009 Late Blume-r, A Circuitous Route Toward Artistic Identity / Cape Cod Museum of Fine

          Art/ Dennis, MA

2007 Imagination and Memory, the Orchard-side Paintings of Rachel Ellis Kaufman/

         Cape Cod Museum of Art / Dennis, MA                               

2004 Contemporary Anti-War Medals / FIDEM 2004/ Seixal, Portugal

2003 The Paintings of Rachel Ellis Kaufman / Cahoon Museum of American Art / Cotuit, MA

2002 Working With Performers: A Collaboration of Dance, Drawing, and Clay / Cape Cod   

         Museum of Fine Art / Dennis, MA

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015 Contemporary Cape Cod Artists by Deborah Forman, Schiffer Publishing LTD, Atglen, PA

2012 Through Time and Place / catalog accompanying exhibit of Heather Blume and Rachel Ellis

          Kaufman/ PAAM/ Provincetown, MA      

2009 Artists and Their Studios by Sheryl Rechwein, “Cape Arts Review” Vol XI, Shankpainter   

         Publishing, Eastham, MA

2006 Heather Blume, Artist “Cape Cod Life Arts Edition” editor Jen Sperry

2005 The Contemporary Anti-War Medal by Heather Blume, “Medailles” / Federation

          International de la Medaille (FIDEM), Helsinki, Finland

2003 The Past as a Door to an Artist’s Future: Continuity in the Fine Arts by Heather

          Blume, ”Cape Arts Review” Vol. III / Shankpainter Publishing, N Eastham, MA

2002 Metaphor, Mystery, and Metamorphosis, The Sculpture of Heather Blume by Deborah         

          J. Carr, “Cape Arts Review” Vol. II Shankpainter Publishing, N Eastham, MA

2002, 2001 “The Medal” Volumes 38, 39, & 41 / British Art Medal Trust, London, England

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2009- 2018 Faculty / Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

           Program: Artists in Their Studios / Courses: Figure Drawing / Drawing Facial Expressions /

           Sculpture / Cut and Folded Paper / Mixed Media                             

2005- 2018 Faculty / Castle Hill Center for the Arts / Truro, MA

           Courses: Terra Cotta Figure Sculpture /Sculpting with Plaster / Small Sculpture

1996-2017 Heather Blume Studio/ private instruction: Figure Drawing, & Sculpture, Harwichport, MA

1998-2009 Adjunct Faculty / Cape Cod Community College / Barnstable, MA

           Courses: Figure Drawing / Sculpture / Drawing I / Drawing II / Independent Study Drawing

1994-1997 Adjunct Faculty / University of North Florida / Jacksonville, FL

           Visual Art Electives: Drawing I / Drawing II / Figure Drawing I /

            Figure Drawing II / Figure Sculpture / Artistic Anatomy / Ceramics II

           Advanced Undergraduate: Portfolio / Independent Study: Painting, Sculpture

 

EDUCATION

2015 Advanced Studies in Art Appraisal Certificate Program / Rhode Island School of Design,

          Providence, RI                                                      

1994 MFA cum laude Sculpture / New York Academy of Art / New York, NY

1993 January-March / Independent Study with Artist, Mary Frank / New York, NY

1992 March / Independent Study with Sculptor Manuel Neri / Norton Museum of Art /

          West Palm Beach, FL

1992 BFA summa cum laude Painting / University of North Florida / Jacksonville, FL

 

 MEMBERSHIPS/  COMMITTEES

2017 National Association of Women Artists

2014 Cape Cod Museum of Art  / Collections Committee

2013 Twenty-one in Truro 

2008 Provincetown Art Association and Museum / Adult Education Committee

2002 American Medallic Sculpture Association

          Arts Foundation of Cape Cod 

1998 Provincetown Art Association and Museum

1998 Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

1998 Cape Cod Museum of Art

1996  International Art Medal Federation

1998 National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) / Registry