Artist Statement:

As a zero-waste, multi-disciplinary artist, my work manifests in hybrid forms involving performance, installation, drawing, painting and street art. I interrogate and connect Theoretical Physics, Neuroscience and Psychology through creative practice. To evaluate the convergence and divergence of these categorically separate subjects, I generate art objects and experiences that reveal their interconnectivity. What are the impacts of human energy? How do all things trans-mutate? What, in our conscious or subconscious, binds us to systemic culture? In response to such mega-quandaries, I work with the intention of bringing about a sense of material existence. I create objects and moments to explore the tension between desire, frustration and achievement.

BIO

Briget Heidmous [1989] is an artist, creative entrepreneur and curator based in Washington, DC. With a BA in Studio Art from Hastings College she has participated in visiting artist programs at Tyler School of Art and Burren College of Art, Ireland. Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions and through ad-hoc performances in Ireland, Philadelphia, France and throughout her home-state, Colorado. She is the co-founder of ARTARIANICA, a visual poetry collaboration. As assistant curator for experimental programs at Colorado College (January 2013- November 2017) she worked closely with organizations, academics and artists including Senga Nengudi, Raven Chacon, Basim Magdy, Ruben Aguirre, Ryan Benegale and MASS Design Group. As a creative entrepreneur, Heidmous organizes experience-centric guerilla events that leverage the power of collaboration between creatives and entrepreneurs to transform space to place. Heidmous is known for taking concept-driven proposals and developing them to achieve high-level collaborative outcomes. www.briget-heidmous.com

Self Portrait | April 2018 | Burren College of Art, IRE.


Awards

Burren College of Art: Artist in Residence, 2018
www.burrencollege.ie

Tyler School of Art at Temple University: Summer Painting/Sculpture Intensive, 2017
Merit Scholarship

The Machine Shop: Artist in Residence, 2014
www.jointhemachine.com

Hastings College Irish Fellowship, 2010


Exhibitions

Everything Evolves: An Experience | 102 W. CO. AVE. 80903, C. S. CO. 2018

Perturbations | 802, C. S. CO. 2017

Colorado College Art Department Faculty + Staff Show | 802, C. S. CO. 2017

ETC... | New Boone, Philadelphia PA. 2017

Topological Defects | Examined, Kreuser Gallery, C. S. CO. 2017

Topological Defects: An Installation in Progress | Colorado College, C. S. CO. 2016

Microcosm Macrocosm | Manitou Art Center, Manitou, CO. 2015

Intergalactic Micro Ecosystems | The Machine Shop, C. S. CO. 2014

Small Works Show 7 | The Modbo, C. S. CO.  2014

The Art of Conservation in the Rocky Mountains | Colorado College, C. S. CO. 2014

Gods and Monsters | Manitou Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO. 2013

Uninhibited | Hastings College Thesis Exhibition, Hastings, NE. 2012

Hastings College Junior Thesis Group Exhibition | Graham Gallery, Hastings, NE. 2011


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