Heather Logsdon, MFA – Art

HeatherMcNeiley0Heather Logsdon, MFA
Director of the Art Program
Associate Professor of Art
hlogsdon@kwc.edu
270-852-3608
Ralph Center for the Arts #122

 

 

 

 

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts in Traditional and Digital Illustration, Honors, Academy of Art University, CA
    • Areas of Concentration: Art History, Illustration and Painting
  • Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts, Cum Laude, Brescia University, KY
    • Areas of Concentration: 2D Studio Drawing, Painting and Graphic Design
  • Associate of Arts in Studio Arts, Distinction, Owensboro Community College, KY
    • Areas of Concentration: Drawing and Painting
  • Certificate of Emphasis in Visual Arts, Owensboro Community College, KY
    • Areas of Concentration: Drawing and Painting

Courses Taught

  • Beginning Drawing (ART 1301)
  • 2D Design (ART 1311)
  • Art Survey (Online and Onsite) (ART 1380)
  • Graphic Design I (ART 2310)
  • Graphic Design II (ART 2311)
  • Painting I (ART 2335)
  • Digital Photo Techniques (ART 2378)
  • Advance Drawing (ART 3302)
  • Graphic Design III (ART 3311)
  • Color Theory (ART 3313)
  • Advance Painting (ART 3335)
  • Printmaking (ART 3355)
  • Advanced Digital Photo Tech (ART 3378)
  • Prehistoric to Neoclassical Art History (ART 3382)
  • American Art History (ART 3383)
  • Modern Art History (ART 3384)
  • Internship (ART 4303)
  • Drawing Projects (ART 4301)
  • Graphic Design IV (ART 4311)
  • Painting Projects (ART 4336)
  • Digital Painting (ART 4353)
  • Senior Seminar (ART 4370)

Awards

2018: President’s Award for Campus Leadership and Teaching Excellence

2016: Faculty of the Year

2016: International Peer Recognition Award for Photography in Beautiful Brides in CA

2014: International Special Recognition Award for an oil painting “Sunbathers” in the All Women Exhibition in FL

Seminars, Lectures, & Conferences

  • 2019: CIC Workshop for Department & Division Chairs, Ohio
  • 2019: Pryor Criticism and Discipline for Supervisors Seminar in Bowling Green, KY
  • OPS & DCS Digital Professional Development Workshop Instructor
  • 2018: Congressional Arts Meeting: Brett Guthrie – Promoting and Supporting the Arts in Bowling Green, KY
  • 2017: CIC Seminar: Landscape & Identity in Britain & United States presented by Dr.Tim Barringer, Yale University, Connecticut
  • 2016: National Creative Industry Summit: Community Development Through the Arts Track, Convention Center, Owensboro, KY
  • 2015: National Creative Industry Summit: Entrepreneurship for Artists Track, Convention Center, Owensboro, KY
  • 2014: CIC Seminar: Uses of Antiquity presented by Dr. Rebecca Zorach, University of Chicago, Illinois
  • 2014: Inaugural World Tour – Discover DaVinci & Michelangelo: Side by Side Lecture, debut at Victory Theatre in Indiana by Dr. Mark Rodgers – Curator of the DaVinci Machines & Michelangelo
    Exhibitions at the permanent Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy, Evansville, Indiana
  • 2013: SACS & QEP Seminar, Berea College, Berea, KY
Professional Publications
  • 2016 Published Catalog: The Women’s Perspective, pg.8-9
  • 2015 Published Catalog: State of Painting, pg.25
  • 2014 Published Catalog: All Women’s Exhibition, pg.96
  • 2014 Published Catalog: Useful Symbiosis, p, 14
Featured Articles
  • 2019 Owensboro Times – Kentucky Wesleyan College Online Graphic Design Program Ranked Top Nationally
  • 2019 Messenger-Inquirer – Kentucky Wesleyan College Ranked Nationally for Graphic Design Online Program
  • 2017 Messenger-Inquirer – All Women’s Perspective Traveling Exhibition
  • 2016 Messenger-Inquirer – Artist Spotlight
  • 2016 Messenger-Inquirer – OPC Juried Exhibition at the Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts
  • 2016 Messenger-Inquirer – Texture & Materials
  • 2015 Messenger-Inquirer – RiverPark Fine Arts Exhibition
  • 2015 Messenger-Inquirer – Crafts Fair

Professional Exhibitions & Workshop Coordinator

2019:

  • Juror, Congressional Art Juried Competition, Brutt Guthrie Office in Bowling Green, KY
  • Juror, RiverPark K-12 OPS Fine Arts Festival Art Juried Exhibition, RiverPark Center in Owensboro, KY
  • Juror, OPS K-5 Gifted and Talented Program, OPS Building
  • Co-Juror, Owensboro Photography Club Annual Juried Exhibition, Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts in Owensboro, KY
  • Exhibiting Artist, Faculty Exhibition, Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts in Owensboro, KY

2018:

  • Co-Juror, Congressional Art Juried Competition, Brutt Guthrie Office in Bowling Green, KY
  • Juror, RiverPark K-12 OPS Fine Arts Festival Art Juried Exhibition, RiverPark Center in Owensboro, KY
  • Juror, Daviess County Art Fest K-12
  • Exhibiting Artist, “Dreaded Scarf” pastel, 100 Miles: Art by Regional Collegiate Art Faculties. McCutchan Art Center in Evansville, IN
  • Exhibiting Artist, “Toe Socks” oil painting, 100 Miles: Art by Regional Collegiate Art Faculties. Pace Gallery in Evansville, IN
  • Exhibiting Artist, Faculty Exhibition, Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts in Owensboro, KY
  • Co-Juror, Owensboro Photography Club Annual Juried Exhibition, Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts in Owensboro, KY
2017:
  • Co-Juror, Congressional Art Juried Competition, Brutt Guthrie Office in Bowling Green, KY
  • Exhibiting Artist, 3 painting: “Dreaded Scarf’, “Finding Warmth” and “Toe Socks”, State of Time, Anne Wilson Fine Arts Gallery, Georgetown, KY.
  • Co-Juror, Owensboro Photography Club Annual Juried Exhibition, Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts in Owensboro, KY
  • Workshop Coordinator, Exhibitor and Curator. The Women’s Perspective Traveling Exhibition
       • Ralph Gallery of Fine Arts, Owensboro, KY, Feb – Mar 2017
       • Bardstown Art Center Square, Bardstown, KY, Jan – Feb 2017
       • Mellwood Arts Center, Louisville, KY, Nov- Dec 2016.
2016:
  • Co-Juror, Congressional Art Juried Competition, Brutt Guthrie Office in Bowling Green, KY
  • Juror, RiverPark K-12 OPS Fine Arts Festival Art Juried Exhibition, RiverPark Center in Owensboro, KY
  • Workshop Instructor and Curator, EyeSEE Kids Photography Foundation, Wendall Foster Project
2015:
  • Co-Juror, Congressional Art Juried Competition, Brutt Guthrie Office in Bowling Green, KY
  • Exhibiting Artist & Honorarium, State of Painting Symposium curated by Boris Zakic, Anne Wilson Fine Arts Gallery, Georgetown, KY.
  • Juror, RiverPark K-12 OPS Fine Arts Festival Art Juried Exhibition, RiverPark Center in Owensboro, KY

2014:

  • Co-Juror, Congressional Art Juried Competition, Brutt Guthrie Office in Bowling Green, KY

2013 -2012:

  • Exhibiting Artist, Useful Symbiosis: A Traveling Exhibition,  American Center, Tržiště 13, Prague and Owensboro Fine Art Museum, Owensboro, KY

Professional Memberships & Oganizations

  • Congressional Art Committee Member, 2nd District
  • National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
  • The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
  • Digital Retouch Artist for Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Foundation (NILMDTS)
  • Board of Director and volunteer instructor of the eyeSEE Kid’s Photography of Owensboro Foundation

Portfolio

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=114948236&trk=tab_pro

http://www.behance.net/hmmillustrator

https://www.facebook.com/heather.mcneiley.52

https://www.facebook.com/pages/KWC-Visual-Arts/152114984850379

Favorite Quotes

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ …then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Van Gogh

“Do not follow where the path may lead, but go where there is no path and leave a trail.”-Unknown

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”-Maya Angelou

“Don’t put the key of your happiness in another’s pocket…”-Van Gogh