• Artist CV

    Education

    Maryland Institute, College of Art, BFA, 1992

    Edinburgh College of Art, Semester Study Abroad, 1991

    Art Business Academy, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, 2017

    Creative Breakthroughs Course, Paula Brett, 2018

    Selected Solo Exhibitions

    2017 The Bunker “Watercolor Wonder” Tampa, FL

    2016 Disco Dolls Studio “Summer Splash” Tampa, FL

    2008 Margot & Camille “Escape” Philadelphia, PA

    2008 Jacob Javits Center “Artexpo New York” New York, NY

    1999 23rd Street Cafe “Rituals” Philadelphia, PA

    1994 St. Paul World Trade Center “Illumination” St. Paul, MN

    Selected Group Exhibitions

    2018 Dunedin Fine Art Center, "Me and My Shadow(Box)" Dunedin, FL

    2018 Tampa Regional Artists, “Bay Area 11” Tampa, FL

    2018 Dunedin Fine Art Center/The Fenway “Art in the Park” Dunedin, FL

    2018 Scarfone/Hartley Gallery at the University of Tampa “Sunday in the Arts” Tampa, FL

    2018 Beach House Gallery/Nature’s Food Patch, “Local Art” Clearwater, FL

    2018 Gadsden Arts Center and Museum “Florida Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit” Quincy, FL

    2017 Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, Visual Arts Center “Florida Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit” Bonita Springs, FL

    2017 Coral Springs Museum of Art “Florida Watercolor Society 46th Annual Exhibition” Coral Springs, FL

    2017 Dunedin Fine Art Center/The Fenway “Art in the Park” Dunedin, FL

    2017 Disco Dolls Studio “CONVENE” Tampa, FL

    2017 Second Century Studios “Reflections of Clearwater” Clearwater, FL

    2016 Duncan McClellan Gallery “Dreams II” St. Petersburg, FL

    2016 Hidden Springs “Falling Into Art” Tampa, FL

    2016 Hidden Springs “Fireworks of Art” Tampa, FL

    2016 Kahwa Coffee South “St. Pete Mini Mural Show” St. Petersburg, FL

    2016 Pinellas Ale Works “Paw Art Pulse” St. Petersburg, FL

    2015 Tampa Museum of Art “FIVE BY FIVE” Tampa, FL

    2014 Cornell Museum of Art “Florida Watercolor Society 43rd Annual Exhibition” Delray Beach, FL

    2012 Menaul Art “I love Clearwater” Clearwater, FL

    2012 RE/MAX Property “Soiree” Tampa, FL

    2012 Jackson’s “Art on the Water” Tampa, FL

    2010 Immaculata University “The 27th Annual Immaculata University Art Show” Malvern, PA

    2009 Avalon Perfoming Arts Center “26th Annual Art Show & Sale” Avalon,NJ

    2007 Mandalay Bay “Artexpo Las Vegas” Las Vegas, NV

    2007 Jacob Javits Center “Artexpo New York” New York, NY

    2007 Moore College of Art “A show of Hands” Philadelphia, PA

    Collections

    Bayside Birds MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Voorhees, NJ 2015 Satiated London Grill, Philadelphia, PA 2009

    Shades Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD 1992

    Tom’s Ride Cotter Communications Charlotte, NC 1991

    Mr. Marriott Marriott Corporation, Philadelphia, PA 1988

    Various Private Collections

    Awards

    Merit Award. Tampa Regional Artists. 2018

    Best Local Visual Artist. Creative Loafing Tampa Best of the Bay. 2017

    Vee Hill Excellence in Landscape Award. Florida Watercolor Society. 2017

    Jack Richeson & Company Award III. Florida Watercolor Society. 2017

    Watercolor Category, 1st Place. Avalon Performing Arts Council. 2009

    Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Rosenthal Award. Main Lin Art Center. 1996

    All American Scholar Collegiate Award. Maryland Institute, College of Art. 1991

    Ted Albano Memorial Scholarship. Maryland Institute, College of Art. 1990

    Mike McGee Memorial Scholarship. Maryland Institute, College of Art. 1989

    Publications & Media

    “Femme Visuale:Heather Rippert” Creative Loafing July 1, 2016

    WEDU Arts Plus 305, Ybor Art Colony Feature, 2014

    Affiliations & Memberships

    Life Enrichment Center, Teaching Artist, Joined 2018

    VSA Florida, Teaching Artist, Joined 2017

    Las Damas de Arte, Joined 2017

    American Watercolor Society, Joined 2017

    Florida Watercolor Society, Joined 2014

    Ybor Art Colony, 2012-2015

    Landmark Worldwide, Participating since 2002