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Martha S. Heimbaugh

CAREER OBJECTIVES

Express, create, and affect viewers through the medium of fiber.
Explore and grow within the fiber medium to the fullest extent.
Push forward the boundaries of what is currently accepted.
Promote the arts in forum as, therapeutic, expressive, and communicative.

EDUCATION

Kansas State University, B.S., 1985

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
First City Museum, Leavenworth, Kansas
Hilltop Child Development Center, Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas
Formerly Interstate Bakeries Corporation R&D Building, Kansas City, Missouri
Lund & Associates A.I.A., Overland Park, Kansas
Missouri Conference Office of the United Methodist Church, Columbia, Missouri

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

01-02/2008 Mother/Daughter Show, "Two Roads", Shawnee Mission, Kansas
06-07/2004 Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, "The Landscape of Forgiveness", Lindsborg, Kansas
10-11/2003 William Jewell College, Stocksdale Gallery of Art, "The Four Seasons: Human Metaphors", Liberty, Missouri
09/2001 R.G. Endres Gallery, "In the Garden", Prairie Village, Kansas
10/1996 First State Bank & Trust, Basehor, Kansas
10/1995 Mutual Savings Association, Leavenworth, Kansas
09/1995 Basehor Community Library, Basehor, Kansas
03/1995 The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, Bonner Springs, Kansas

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2008    Machine Quilters Showcase, First Place Miscellaneous, Cash Award
2002    Topeka Competition 24, Cash Award
1999    Art in the Woods "99, Purchase Award
1997    Kansas Arts Commission, Mini-Fellowship Award

SELECTED POSITIONS

2006 to 2011 Served as Managing Editor of On Track! Magazine, trade magazine for the International Machine Quilters Association

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association
Leavenworth County Artists Association

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014    

Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Member's Exhibit, Juror-Paul Andrew Wandless, Moss Thorns Gallery, Hays, Kansas
Leavenworth County Artists Association, Holiday Art Show & Gala, Heritage Center, Leavenworth, Kansas Judge-Connie Gibbons-Director Mulvane Art Museum

2013

Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Material Mastery & Member's Exhibit, Juror-Ted Adler, Carnegie Arts Center & 2nd Ave Art Guild, Dodge City, Kansas
Leavenworth County Artists Association, Holiday Art Show & Gala, Heritage Center, Leavenworth, Kansas Judge-Shelby Prindaville-University of St. Mary

2012

Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Member's Exhibit, Juror-Sherry Leedy, Alice Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Library, Topeka, Kansas

2010

Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Material Mastery Exhibit, Jurors-Glen R. Brown & Dylan J. Beck, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas

2009

Topeka Competition 29, Juror-Joyce Jablonski, Alice Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Library, Topeka, Kansas

2008

Machine Quilters Showcase, Overland Park, Kansas

2007

Artichokes Gallery, New Work, August 30 - November 3, Leawood, Kansas

2004

Kansas City Flatfile Invitational, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

2002

"Blue" dance production by Reach, A Movement Collective; costume paintings for performances in Kansas City, Missouri and Lawrence, Kansas
Topeka Competition 24, Juror-Victor Spinski, Alice Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Library, Topeka, Kansas
Visions International Competition, Juror-Peter Frank, Art Center, Waco, Texas (artwork published)

2001

"Frontier" dance production by Reach, A Movement Collective; slide of artwork used as backdrop for performances in Kansas City, Missouri and Lawrence, Kansas
Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Member's Exhibit
Topeka Competition 23, Juror-Seo Eo, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas
The Wichita National 2001, Juror-Albert Paley, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas

2000

American Visions Contemporary Crafts Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
Homearama 2000, Home Builders Association of Greater St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Member's Exhibit, Juror-Patrick Dougherty, Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

1999

Art in the Woods '99, Juror-Stephen Doherty, Overland Park Arts Commission, Overland Park, Kansas
30th Designer's Showhouse, Kansas City Artist Coalition Featured Artist, Kansas City, Missouri
Van Gogh's Ear, Lawrence, Kansas

1998

Kansas City Artist's Coalition, Re: Members Exhibition!, Juror-Dana Self, Kansas City, Missouri
"Kansas Visions", Lawrence Art Guild Riverfront Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas

1997

Art in the Woods '97, Juror-Rackstraw Downes, Overland Park Arts Commission, Overland Park, Kansas

1996

dorMail Gallery, Leavenworth, Kansas

1995

American Quilter's Society International Show & Contest, Paducah, Kentucky

 

 

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