Self Portrait | Winter 2014 | The Machine Shop Colorado Springs

Self Portrait | Winter 2014 | The Machine Shop Colorado Springs

BIO

Briget Heidmous is an artist and curator living and working in Colorado Springs.

Briget explores the structure of ecology employing scale as illusion in encaustic, drawing, photography, and painting.

She has shown extensively at her alma mater, Hastings College, as well as Colorado venues such as the Manitou Art Center and the Machine Shop, where she completed an artist residency in 2014.

Since 2012, Briget, 28, has worked at both IDEA Space @ Colorado College and GOCA @ University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She is currently Assistant Curator at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. She has worked with such artists and performers as: Senga Nengudi, Maz Jobrani and Basim Magdy. 


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

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

Topological Defects | Examined, Kreuser Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO, 2017

Topological Defects: An Installation in Progress, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO. 2016

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

Intergalactic Micro Ecosystems, The Machine Shop, Colorado Springs, CO. 2014

Small Works Show 7, The Modbo, Colorado Springs, CO.  2014

The Art of Conservation in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO. 2014

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

Uninhibited, Hastings College Senior Thesis, Hastings NE. 2012

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


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