Heather Logsdon, MFA – Art

HeatherMcNeiley0Heather Logsdon, MFA
Director of the Art Program
Associate Professor of Art
Ralph Center for the Arts #122





  • 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)

Professional Exhibitions, Workshops & Conferences

  • Congressional Art Conference: Promoting and Supporting the Arts, 2013
  • Co-Juried the 2nd Annual Congressional Art Competition, 2013
  • Curator of Metamorphosis Exhibit by Jorge Mendoza, 2013
  • Workshop Coordinator for Jorge Mendoza: Papermaking, 2013
  • Curator of the 2nd Annual Theophilia Oexmann Student Juried Competition, Sponsored by Dr. Oexmann, 2013
  • Oasis Chair_A_Tea Fundraiser, Oasis Shelter, 2013
  • Juried the Whitesville Community Arts Exhibition, Community Center, 2013
  • Useful Symbiosis, Group Show, American Center, Tržiště 13, Prague, 2013
  • Workshop Instructor on Adobe Photoshop Elements for Macs, Owensboro Middle School, 2012
  • Useful Symbiosis Exhibition, Group Show, Owensboro Fine Art Museum, Owensboro, KY 2012
  • Curator of the 1st Annual Theophilia Oexmann Student Juried Competition, 2012
  • Juried the KCTCS Juried Student Exhibition, Dayman Gallery, Owensboro, KY 2012
  • Co-Juried the Whitesville Community Arts Exhibition, Community Center, 2012
  • Brescia Alumni Exhibition, Group Show, Ann Eaton Stout Gallery, Owensboro, KY 2011
  • Freelance Graphic Designer, 2006-present

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






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