Project Description

Artist Profile

Annelies

Born in the Netherands

Artwork

EDUCATION: 1980-1984 Kent State University, Kent Ohio. Worked as special student under ceramist John Gill.

1977-1979 L’Ecole des Beaux Arts et Metiers, Grand Duchy of Luxemburg. Studied ceramics under Francois Blese and sculpture under mr Nocher.

1976.1977Internship in the sculpture studio of Aurelio Sabatini, Esch sur Alzette, Grand Duchy of Luxemburg.

1976.1977Attended the Keramisch Instituut Haarlem, The Netherlands.

HONORS/AWARDS:2009 2nd prize Southern Illinois Artist Open Competition, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon, IL

2005 Best of show, Southern Illinois Artist Open competition, Mitchel Museum, Mt Vernon, Il

2003 Best of show,Southern Illinois Artist Competition, Mitchell Museum Mt.Vernon Il.

2001 Juror’s Award, Southern Illinois Artist Open Competition.

1999 Best of Show, Southern Illinois Artist Open Competition, Mitchell Museum Mt. Vernon, IL.

1997 Purchase Award, Mitchell Museum At Cederhurst, Mt Vernon IL.

1994 Juror’s Merit Award,

1994 Contemporary Women’s Artist IX. St Louis.

1989 May Show Award for Ceramics and Crafts, The seventeenth Exhibition of Work by Artists and Craftsmen of the Western Reserve. Cleveland Art Institute, Cleveland, Ohio.

1987 Ohio Art Council Individual Artist Fellowship Recipient.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: February 1999 Washington University, St Louis, Mo, ceramic workshop.

October 1997 Rend Lake Community College, Ina, IL, ceramic workshop.

April 1997 Belleville Area Community College, Belleville, IL, ceramic workshop.

GALLERIES: 1998-present Illinois Artisans Shop, Chicago, IL

1989-present Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1989-1998 Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2009 “Chickens” Kaskaskia College, Centralia, IL

2007 “Clay Matters” Cedarhurst Museum and Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon,

2006 Kaskaskia College, Centralia, IL

2004 “Ceramic Work”, Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL.

2002 “Impressions” Southern Illinois Artisans Gallery, Sesser, IL.

2002 Visions Gallery, O’Fallon, IL.

2002 Illinois Artisans Gallery, Sesser, IL.

2001 “Into the New Era” The Sheldon Art Galleries, St Louis, Mo.

1999 Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Ky.

1989 Illinois Artisans Shop, Chicago, IL.

1997 Herrin City Library, Herrin, IL.

1994 Illinois Artisans Gallery, Sesser, IL.

1994 Mitchell Museum at Cederhurst, Mt Vernon, IL.

1990 Kent State Art Gallery, Kent, Oh.

1990 Riley Hawk Gallery, Columbus, Oh.

1987 Kent State Art Gallery, Kent, Oh.

1987 Millegan Gallery, Canton Art Institute, Canton, Oh.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2009 Southern Illinois Artist Open Competition, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon, IL

2008 “Made in Illinois” Robert Morris Gallery, Springfield, IL

2005 Southern Illinois Artist Open Competition, Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, IL

2004 “Teapot Show” Southern Illinois Artisans Gallery, Sesser, IL.

2004 “Fourth Annual Teapot Show” Illinois Artisans Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2003 “Encore! New Works by The Illinois Millenium Artists” Mitchell Museum At Cederhurst, Mt Vernon, IL.

2003 “The Off-The-Road Show” Our Common Grounds, The Globe TheaterArt Gallery, Greenville, IL.

2003 Southern Illinois Artist Open competition, Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, IL

2001 ACC Craft Show, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.

2001 “Hardened by Fire”, Illinois Ceramic Invitational, Table Art Center, Eastern Illinois University.

2001 “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition” Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt Vernon, IL.

1999 “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition” Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt Vernon, IL.

1999 “Illinois Women Artists, The New Millenium” Chicago, IL. (Traveling through the US for two years).

1999 Ceramics Monthly International Competition, Columbus, Oh.

1998 “The Interpreted Object”, Illinois Ceramic Invitational, Parkland College, Champaign, IL.

1997 “A Celebration”, FGM Architects, Mt Vernon, IL.

1997 “Art St Louis XIII, The Exhibition”, St Louis, Mo.

1997 “Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt Vernon, IL.

1997 “Women’s Affairs”, Rend Lake College, Ina, IL.

1996 “Master Ceramics: Women’s Perspectives”,The Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Mo.

1996 “Illinois Ceramic Invitational”, Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, IL.

1995 “Contemporary Women Artists, Southern Missouri State, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

1994 “Small Works” Atrium Gallery, St Louis, Mo.

1994,’92,’90 “Ceramic Invitational”, Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.

1993,’91 “From the Kiln”, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Oh.

1993,’89,’88,’87 “May Show”, Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, Oh.

1992 Chelsey Gallery, Cleveland, Oh.

1992,’91 “Best of Ohio”, Columbus Cultural Art Center, Columbus, Oh.

1992 “The Ohio Craft Invitational Show 21”,The Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield , Oh.

1991,’90,’89 “Three Rivers Art Festival”, Pittsburgh, Pa.

1991 “The Great Cleveland Mug Show”, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Oh.

1990 “By Women’s Hands”, Marietta College, Marietta, Oh.1990 Art Walk, Cleveland, Oh.

1989 Gund Gallery, Columbus, Oh.

1989 “From the good earth” Cuyahoga community College, Parma, Oh.

1988 “Zoo’s Who”, Convention Center, Cincinnati, Oh.

1988 “Ohio Selections VIII: Objects of Design” Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Oh.

1988 “The Best of 1988 Exhibition”, Columbus, Oh.

1988 “Ohio Works”, Governor’s Residence Art Collection, Columbus, Oh.

1987 Maryanne McCarthy Gallery, New York, NY.

1987 “The Mostly Midwest Show” 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY.

1986 “All Ohio 1986”The Canton Art Institute, Canton, Oh.

COLLECTIONS: Datalock, Mt. Vernon, IL.

Mitchell Museum At Cedarhurst, Mt Vernon, IL.

Schmidt Art Center, Belleville, IL.

FGM Architects, Oakbrook, IL and Mt. Vernon, IL.

Physicians Filing Services, Mt Vernon, IL.

People’s National Bank, Salem, Il.

Cleveland Clinic, Solon, Oh and Strongsville, Oh.

Cleveland art Association, Oh.

Kaiser Permanente, Oh.

Robert Shaw Law offices, Mt Vernon, Il.

Marjorie and Earl Marsch, Carbondale, Il.

Benson and Francine Pilloff, Shaker Heights, Oh

REVIEWS/MEDIA: Morning Sentinel, Article, September 2009

Morning Sentinel, Article, December 17, 2004

“Encore! New Works By The Illinois Millenium Artists, Catalogue book 2003

“An Encore” Journal Star, 2003.

“Encore” Morning Sentinel, 2003

“Impressions” Volume 21-nr1 Illinois State Museum Society 2002/2003.

O’Fallon Journal, March 2002.

“Ceramic Artist” Morning Sentinel Centralia, 2001.

“Hardened by Fire” Prospectus, August 2001.

“Art and Nature”, Cedarhurst, Mt Vernon, IL.

The News Gazette, Champaign, IL, May 11,2001.

“Prospectus” Champaign, IL, May 19, 2001.

Website National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, May, 2001.

“Made in Illinois” Book published by the State of Illinois, 2001.

“Trees of Life” Register News, Mt Vernon, IL, April 14, 2001.

“Women artist Exhibit” Morning sentinel, Centralia, June 15, 2000.

Ceramic Monthly, International Catalogue book, 1999.

“The New Millenium”, Catalogue book, 1999.

“The Art from Within Heijnen”, Morning Sentinel, Centralia, IL, April 10, 1998.

“Local Artist Counts Nature as Prime Motivator”, the Register News, Mt Vernon, IL, 1998.

“Ceramic Invitational” Prospectus, January31,1996.

“Sculptor Fires Up A Ceramic Fantasy”, Southern Illinoisan, Carbondale, August 14, 1995.

“Spotlight Turned on Ceramics”, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Oh, March 2,1994.

“Huge Art Big at May Show”, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Oh, June 29, 1989.

“May Show Features Select Works from Local Artists”, The Sun Press, Cleveland, Oh,June29,1989.

“May Show called Strong”, The Akron Beacon Journal, July 9, 1989.

“Cleveland May Show Tantalizing, Disturbing”. The Daily Record, Cleveland, June 29, 1989.

“Dialogue” May Show, Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland , Oh.Designer Craftsmen Magazine, Spring 1988.

Governor’s Residence Catalogue 1987/88, Columbus, Oh.

“Catnap and Other Curiosities”. The Daily Kent Stater, November 12, 1987.

“Exhibit Features Uniontown Artist” The Canton Free Press, February 11, 1987.

“Governor’s Collection” Akron Beacon Journal, November 1, 1987, Akron, Oh.

“CAI Galleries: Annelies Heijnen”, The Canton Repository, February 1987.

Ceramic Monthly, October 1986.

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