Abstract Calligraphy | painting & sculpture

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SELECTED PUBLIC & PRIVATE COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS

  ~The Lauren, Bethesda, MD (commission)
  ~El San Juan Resort & Casino (commission)
  ~Fiserv CBS Worldwide Headquarters, Orlando, FL (commission)
  ~Coopers & Lybrand, Orlando, FL
  ~Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, Orlando, FL
  ~Quammen Health Care Consultants Corporate Art Collection, Orlando, FL (commissions)
  ~Quammen Family Art Collection (commissions)
  ~Dr. Paul Yamauchi, Santa Monica, CA (commission)
  ~NOBU Las Vegas, NV (commission)
  ~The Palace Hotel San Francisco, CA
  ~The Claremont Hotel Berkeley, CA
  ~Lake Eustis Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Eustis, FL
  ~South Lake Hospital, Clermont, FL (commissions)
  ~City of Eustis Public Art Collection, FL
  ~Lake County Welcome Center/LC Public Art Collection, FL
  ~201 N. New York Avenue Partnership, Winter Park, FL (commission)
  ~Adrenaline Films, Orlando, FL
  ~Central Florida Symphony (commission)
  ~Shiloah South, Center for Psychology, Leesburg, FL
  ~RJV Homes, Orlando, FL
  ~Laurent Nicastro & Scott Alles, Orlando, FL (commissions)
  ~Lisa Scottland Art Consultant, Orlando, FL (commission)
  ~Mr. and Mrs. Ushikubo, Vancouver, BC
  ~Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O’Sullivan, United Nations Plaza, NYC
  ~Adrianne Bailey, Jacksonville, FL
  ~Dr. and Mrs. Becker, Jacksonville, FL
  ~Mr. and Mrs. Harris Rosen, Orlando, FL
  ~Barbara Watts, Dallas, TX
  ~Mr. and Mrs. Schmidlin, France
  ~Mr. and Mrs. Gray, Nova Scotia
  ~Jackie Arvelo & Eduardo Jana, Dominican Republic (commissions)
  ~Paul Kruchten, Luxembourg, Europe

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS

2016 ~UNSETTLED LANDSCAPES Mac Fine Art Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - curated by Mary Ann Cohen
2014 ~DECONSTRUCTING PIXELS Red Dot Art Fair during Art Basel Miami, December 2-7 Curated by MAC Fine Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  ~Time Will Tell: a Show of Artistic Wisdom and Experience, The Coburn Gallery, Ashland University, OH
  curated by Rebecca Kaler, AL Aitken, MFA
2015-11 ~Off The Beaten Path Florida Arts Tour, Central FL
2012-11 ~Off The Beaten Path Studio Tour, Middle Tennessee
2009 ~Naples Museum of Art, FL - “FL Contemporary: Paintings & Photographs” - curated by Michael Culver
2009-10 ~Imperial Fine Art Gallery, Sarasota, FL
  ~Eustis Public Sculpture Program, Sculpture Collaboration w/sculptor Doug Hays, Eustis, FL
2008 ~Windermere Fine Art Gallery, Windermere, FL
2006-08 ~Orlando Marriott Gallery, Orlando, FL - “Minus Color” - curated by Donna Dowless
2005-06 ~Tamarack Galleries, Naples, FL
2005 ~Gallery M, Winter Park, FL
2003-06 ~Onessimo Fine Art Gallery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
2003 ~New River Gallery, Fort Lauderdale & Naples, FL
2002 ~Orlando Museum of Art 1st Thursday Series, Orlando, FL - “Beauty of the Far East”
2000-04 ~Tensho Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2000-02 ~Addison Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1999 ~“The 10 Women Art Show”, presented by Florida Hospital & VGroove Productions, Orlando, FL
1996-98 ~West River Galleries, Jacksonville, FL
1996 ~Orlando Museum of Art - Orlando, FL - “Art After Dark Series”
1995 ~Omnisphere Gallery, Toledo, OH
1994 ~Raleigh Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1991-01 ~Scott Laurent Galleries, Winter Park, FL

SELECTED SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS, SHOWS

2013 ~HE SHE WE | Solo/Collaborative Exhibit Lake Eustis Museum of Art, FL - curated by Richard D. Colvin, and Betsy Arvelo
2012/13/14 ~Enso and the Anvil Solo/Collaborative Show, Red Trombone Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - curated by Sheila Bechert, Wendy Weber
2007 ~Co-creation Brenda Heim Doug Hays, Mount Dora Center for the Arts, Florida - Two person exhibit
2006 ~Art Collaborations Gallery | Private Gallery featuring Heim Hays Painting, Sculpture, Eustis, FL
2005 ~Dancing Brush Pen in Hand 2, Flying Fish Gallery, Eustis, FL - Solo gallery show
2004 ~Dancing Brush Pen in Hand 1, Tavares City Hall, FL - Solo
2003 ~Abstract Paintings Brenda Heim, Herman Miller Showroom, Orlando, FL - Solo
2002 ~Calligraphic Abstract Expressionism, Lake Eustis Museum of Art, FL - Solo
  ~Integro | Brenda Heim, Aurora Rincon, Grand Bohemian Gallery, Orlando, FL - curated by Debbie Roberts
1997 ~Abstract Calligraphy | Barnett Bank Center Building, Orlando, FL - Solo
1996 ~Abstract Calligraphy | Hospitality Galleries, Orlando, FL - curated by Rick Highsmith, Solo
  ~New Directions | Brenda Heim, Kenneth G. Powell, West River Galleries, Jacksonville, FL
  ~Brenda Heim Abstract Calligraphy, SunTrust Bank Building, Jacksonville, FL
1992 ~Calligraphic Abstract Expressionism | Lake Sumter Community College, Leesburg, FL - Solo
1991 ~Two Painters and a Sculptress | Mount Dora Center for the Arts, FL - Three person

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 ~“De-constructing Pixels” Red Dot Art Fair during Art Basel Miami, December 2-7
  Retrieved Jan. 23, 2015 from http://macfineart.com/red-dot-art-fair-2014/ (reproductions)
2013 ~“He She We The Exhibition,” ART & GATOR February 22
  Retrieved Feb. 22, 2013 from http://artandgator.com/latest-features/he-she-we-the-exhibition/
  ~“He, She, We - solo & collaborative works Brenda Heim, Doug Hays - Lake Eustis Museum of Art,” March 16
  Retrieved March 16, 2013 from http://orlandoartreview.blogspot.com/2013/03/he-she-we-solo-and-collaborative-works.html (reproductions)
  ~“Lake Eustis Museum of Art exhibit joins works of artists Brenda Heim, Doug Hays”
  Orlando Sentinel / Lake Edition, March 8
2011 ~DeSantis, Mary Ann. “Prescription for Art: Artists Brenda Heim & Doug Hays”
  originally published in Lake & Sumter Style, November
  Retrieved on March 15, 2013 from http://www.maryanndesantis.com/prescription-for-art/(reproductions)
2009 ~“POP Art: Brenda Heim and Doug Hays,” Lake & Sumter Style / UPfront, July
2008 ~“Perspectives: Brenda Heim,” Orlando Home & Leisure pp.128, June/July (reproduction)
2007 ~“Art from the Heart,” Lake Magazine / Lifestyle ART pp 112-117, May (reproductions)
  ~“All-over exhibit: Indoors, outdoors,” Orlando Sentinel / Lake Edition, Section G, March 9
2006 ~“Gallery to serve as center of Lake’s public-art push,” Orlando Sentinel / Lake Edition, Dec. 1 (reproduction)
  ~“Art Collaborations: Zen meets Steel,” Explore Downtown Eustis/The Daily Commercial, Nov/Dec
  ~“Gallery pushes Lake’s public art,” Lake Sentinel Express, Volume 16, Number 50 p. 6, Sept.
2004 ~“2 shows open fall arts season,” Orlando Sentinel / Lake Edition, Section G, Sept. 17 (reproduction)
2002 ~“Artist Spotlight | Brenda Heim,” Orlando Sentinel / Art Scene, Section G, Dec. 2 (reproduction)
  ~“Abstract and primal,” Orlando Sentinel / The Gallery, Sept. 29 (reproduction)
  ~“Art exhibit exudes energy: Brenda Heim’s works have an Asian influence”
  Orlando Sentinel>, Section G3, Sept. 6 (reproduction)
1999 ~“Celebrating 5 years/showcasing cover artists”
  Arbus/North Florida’s Arts & Business Magazine pp. 53, Sept/Oct (reproduction)
1998 ~“Gathering of the tribes,” Orlando Weekly / Afterwords, Nov.
  ~“Outside The Lines,” Orlando Magazine / Faces pp. 12, May (reproduction)
1996/97 ~“The Art of Calligraphy,” Arbus/North Florida’s Arts & Business Magazine, p. 28, Dec/Jan
1995 ~“Scott Laurent Galleries 4th Anniversary Celebration,” Central Florida Arts Digest, March/April (reproduction)
1994 ~“Dreams V visions of one are destined to be shared by many...,” Mount Dora Topic Vol.112 No.08, Feb. 17
1993 ~“The Unbearably Primal Scream of the Inner Being,” WPRK.97.5 Lower Frequencies - Rollins College, May
1992 ~“Music, movement stir Tavares artists’ talent,” Daily Commercial / Section E, Sept. 16, 1992 (reproduction)
  ~“Woman of letters: LSCC host abstract works by artist Brenda Heim”
   Orlando Sentinel / Lake Edition, June 5 (reproduction)
1991 ~“Artist shares joy of painting with children in summer class,” Orlando Sentinel / Lake Edition, July 26
  ~“Artist evolves calligraphy into painting,” Orlando Sentinel / Lake Edition, May 19 (reproduction)

AFFILIATIONS 2017

  ~Art in Architecture National Registry, DC
  ~Allied Artists of America, Founded 1914
  ~Mary Ann Cohen Gallery
  ~Robert Kelly, Broker, Dealer
  ~Dorothy Solomon Art Consultant, NY
  ~Windermere Fine Art
  ~Eaton Fine Art, Austin
  ~Off The Beaten Path Florida Arts Tour, co-founder
  ~Quammen Health Care Consultants, Corporate Art Collection Curator
  ~MyConsultQ, Corporate Art Curator

EDUCATION

2005-present  ~Metal Sculpture study and design with Sculptor Doug Hays
1989-present  ~Zen brush painting, abstract painting based on calligraphy
1979-89 ~Seven formal Calligraphy typestyles, prestigious commissions, one of special note FL Governor
1979-82 ~Lake Sumter Community College:  Commercial Art, Photography, Humanities, Sociology
1972-76 ~Alliance High School, Alliance, OH

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

1992-95 ~Scott Laurent Galleries, Winter Park, FL
   
1957 b. ~Alliance, Ohio