Edgar Heap of Birds, MFA

NAME/PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:

Edgar Heap of Birds, MFA (Cheyenne)
Professor
Areas of Specialization: Contemporary Native American Art and Media

CONTACT INFO:

Office Address: Copeland Hall #235

Office Phone: 405-325-2312

E-mail: eheapofbirds@ou.edu

http://heapofbirds.ou.edu

Education

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Master of Fine Arts in Painting, 1979

Royal College of Art, London, England, Graduate Studies in Painting, 1977

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, 1976

California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California Summer Session, 1975

Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, 2008

Teaching

NAS 3113, Native American Philosophy

NAS 4993, Native American Art of Today

NAS 5993, Native American Art of Today

NAS 4123  Issues Native American Studies

NAS 5123 Issues Native American Studies

Selected recent exhibitions and projects 2014-15

“Imago Mundi Native art Project”, Foundazione Benetton Studi E Ricerche, Lociano Benetton Collection, Treviso, Italy

“Native Hosts” outdoor installation/exhibition of 20 tribal sign panels honoring Tongva sacred places through out Los Angeles, California area. Sign panels deployed on the campus of Pitzer College, Claremont, California

“Making Marks: Prints from Crow’s Shadow Press”. National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, New York, New York

“The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky”, “Live Over Loss” museum exhibition, print making workshop and lecture Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

“Secrets in Life and Death”, solo 2015 print exhibition, Commons Gallery, University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus, Honolulu, Hawaii

“You Are On Indian Land”, national Native American art exhibition, Radiator Gallery, New York City, New York

“Indigenous Brilliance” Veronica NDSM Wharf Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland

“Obama, Bin Laden, Geronimo, Indian Still Target”, etching print edition created, University of Georgia, State College, Department of Art, Milledgeville, Georgia

Mono Print series completed, 60 fine art mono prints, Josephine Press, Santa Monica, California and Fourth Dimension Fine Art Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico

“Wild New Territories/ Euro Contact Red Indian Genocide” outdoor public art banner mural, size 5 feet by 30 feet, Camely Natural Park, near Kings Cross Station, London, England. This project toured with new artworks to Vancouver, Canada and Berlin, Germany

Selected Museum Collections

The British Museum, London, England


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