b. Great Plains

Lives and works in Iowa City, IA

 

EDUCATION

MFA in Intermedia & Sculpture, Magna cum laudeUniversity of Iowa, 2015

MA in Intermedia & Drawing, University of Iowa, 2014

BFA in Studio Art & Graphic Design, Magna cum laude, Concordia University in Seward, NE, 2009

   

RESIDENCIES

2015 Grin City Collective, Grinnell, IA

2014 Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE

2013 & 2014 Art Farm ResidencyMarquette, NE

2013 Contemporary Artist Center at Woodside, Residency with FellowshipTroy, NY 

2012 Elsewhere Collaborative ResidencyGreensboro, NC

2009 Artist-in-Residence studio programNew York Center for Art and Media Studies, New York, NY 

   

SOLO & COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS      *SOLO EXHIBITION

2015 KIIOOWWAA  Collaboration with Nora Rolf, Hinterland Gallery, Denver, CO

2015 Hey Mama, Diana, Where you at? — MFA Exhibition in the Ana Mendieta Gallery, Iowa City, IA*

2014 Noli me tangere — Collaborative exhibition with Kuldeep Singh in the Ana Mendieta Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2014 I want to be inside you — MA Exhibition in the Porch Gallery, Iowa City, IA*

2014 Find & Replace — Collaboration with Nora Rolf, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE

2013 WHITE MONARCHS & Heidi Wiren Bartlett Present: RUT  — Ana Mendieta Gallery, Iowa City, IA* 

2012 In Potentia: in process — Porch Gallery, Iowa City, IA* 

2012 Log Lines — Peerless Gallery, Omaha, NE*  

2011 A Little Chiffon Goes A Long Way — Collaboration with Anthony Hawley, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2011 Year Of The Hare — Collaboration with Jim Schroeder, Parrish Project Studios, Lincoln, NE 

2010 CHANGEABLE AND EXTRA SONGS NO. 1: ENDS — Collaboration with Anthony Hawley, Lincoln, NE 

2009 HYMENEAL —  Senior thesis exhibition, Parrish Project Studios, Lincoln, NE*  

   

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 BRIDGE WORK IA, curator Mat Greiner — The Garage at the Salisbury House, Des Moines, IA

2016 Annual Auction Selected Artist — Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

2016 Bluestockings Group Exhibition — PS1 presents the Bluestockings Collective, Iowa City, IA

2016 UpSpeak, curator Larassa Kabel — Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2016 We Must Rise and Act, curator Mat Greiner — The Residential, Des Moines, IA

2016 Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival — DEFIBRILLATOR, Chicago, IL 

2016 The Stab Nebula : A Blinding Whirlwind of Flames and Tears — Performer for Chris Yon, Old Brick Church, Iowa City, IA

2015 Annual Auction Selected Artist Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

2015 Performancy Forum Quinquennial: A Performance Conference, To Corrupt Flesh — Collaboration with Esther Baker-Tarpaga, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Mindscape: The Subtle Body — Model & Performer for Hans Breder, SOLIVAGANT*, New York, NY

2015 Bordering — Collaboration with Jennifer Bockelman, IRONTON Studios & Gallery, Denver, CO

2015 Wassaic Summer Festival — Performance collaboration with Esther Baker-Tarpaga & Amanda Edwards, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2015 Border Border Border Conjure Dazzle Performance collaboration with Esther Baker-Tarpaga, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2015 To Conjure Another Self Performance collaboration with Esther Baker-Tarpaga, Mr. Thursday & Zachary Grey Phelps, Panoply Performance Laboratory, Brooklyn, NY

2015 TALK THE TEMPLE  Die Vier Hexen, Englert Theatre, Iowa City, IA

2015 First Kiss at the Mission Creek Festival  Collaboration with Jennifer Shook, Old Capitol Town Center, Iowa City, IA

2014 11 Tiny Performances: Flour Powder — Collaboration with Esther Baker-Tarpaga & Jingqiu Guan, Trumpet Blossom Cafe, Iowa City, IA

2014 University of Iowa Dance Gala: Hands UP Dis/unity - make this not us against them — Space Place Theater, Iowa City, IA

2014 Talking the Ziggurat: Peaches & Dream — Collaboration with Jessica Pleyel and Chris Yon, Englert Theatre, Iowa City, IA

2014 Cut, Formed, Folded, Pressed: Paper — Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE

2014 ¿Qué hay arriba? Galería Jesús Gallardo, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

2014 Muestra del Taller de Verano de La Pocha Nostra — La Cueva del Cadejo, Heredia, Costa Rica

2014 MA Graduate Exhibition  Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2014 WET WET: Mexico Exchange — Sculpture Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2014 Ossuary Group exhibition — Herron College of Art, Indianapolis, IN 

2014 Ten Tiny Performances: Republic  Collaboration with Barber, Englert Theatre, Iowa City, IA

2013 The Work Between Collaborative Performance, Space Place Theater, Iowa City, IA

2013 Ossuary — University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN  

2013 Tomorrow: Forcast — Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC 

2013 As She Sees It — Modern Arts Midwest, Omaha, NE 

2013 A Hint of Mint — Pop Up Exhibition, Troy, NY

2013 Art Block — Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

2013 Dumb and Good Looking — Ana Mendieta Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2013 Twisted Fairy Tales — Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

2013 OEAA Visual Arts exhibition — Hot Shops, Omaha, NE

2012 Show. Peanuts. Snow — Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2009 - 2012 Annual Auction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

2012 Works in Progress, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies & PS1, Iowa City, IA

2012 Return to Me, sculpture in collaboration and response to Le Roman du Lièvre by Jimmy Riordan, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK

2012 The House That Feminism Built — Parallax Space, Lincoln, NE

2011 A Unit of Work: Migration — Drift Station, Lincoln, NE 

2011 Picture Picture — The New BLK, Omaha, NE

2011 Chalk Line — Seven-person performance, Parrish Project Studios, Lincoln, NE

2011 Hominid Effigy — Five-person performance collaboration, Gomez Art Supply, Lincoln, NE

2010 Art Harvest Annual Exhibition — Art Farm Rural Residency, Marquette, NE

2010 Parlour no. 18: SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER — Brooklyn, NY

2010 Modern Arts Midwest —Debut Exhibition, Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, NE 

2009 IMPULSE — NYCAMS gallery, New York, NY

2009 WHITE MONARCH — New York Center for Art Media Studies (NYCAMS), New York, NY

2009 ISCP Open House Performance — directed by Lotte Linder and Till Steinbrenner, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY

2009 3 Day Weekend, Oliver Herring performance assistant — Performa 09, New York, NY 

2009 ReTASK at FLUXspace — a collaborative TASK performance directed by Oliver Herring, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Tugboaters — Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2009 Mark Makers — Jackson Artworks, Omaha, NE

2009 NICF O’Keefe Elevator Art Show — O’Keefe Elevator Gallery, Omaha, NE

2007 New Generation — Design exhibition at Sangmyung University, Sangmyung, Korea   

     

SELECT PRESENTATIONS, INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2016 Visiting Artist, Lecturer and Performance Workshop Instructor at Concordia University, Seward, NE

2016 Performance Art Workshop Instructor during the UpSpeak exhibition at Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2014 La Pocha Nostra International Live Art Intensive, Heredia, Costa Rica

2012 Curators’ Tour Lecture, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

2012 Performance Workshop, Instructor at the Sheldon Museum of Art for Family Day, Lincoln, NE

2012 Sound Performance with Steve Roden: on Sound and notation, Concordia University, Seward, NE

2011 Pilobolus Adult Workshop Series, Washington Depot, CT

2011 Artist Talk and Critique with Advanced Mixed Media Class, Concordia University, Seward, NE

2010 Marginalia: Return To Me, Book Binding Workshop with Jimmy Riordan & Leslie Rosa, Porridge Papers, Lincoln, NE

   

BIBLIOGRAPHY & PRESS

Celine Uhl, "Small Bytes Microcinema Showcases Experimental Food Films," Little Village. April 6, 2015. 

Adam Burke, "Pucker up for First Kiss Performances at Mission Creek," Little Village. April 1, 2015

Sally Deskins, "Log Lines Mixed Media Artist Bartlett Bonds with Nature at Peerless Gallery," The Reader. July 30, 2012. 

Sally Deskins, "Heidi Bartlett," Les Femmes Folles Women in Art Artist Profile (blog). July 26, 2012

L. Kent Wolgamott, "'Heidi & Tony's a Little Chiffon Goes a Long Way' impressive, effective installation at Tugboat," Lincoln Journal Star supplement Ground Zero. December 17, 2011.

  

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, AND GRANTS

2015 United States Artists (USA) Fellowship Nomination and Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Recipient

2014 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Nomination and Graduate Teaching Assistant Tuition Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2013 OEAA nomination for Best Emerging Artist in Omaha, NE, Graduate Teaching Assistant Tuition Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2012  SIF Fellowship, Len Everett Award, and Graduate Teaching Assistant Tuition Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2009 Graduation with High Distinction and Honors in Studio Art, Concordia University, Seward, NE

2009 NICF O’Keefe Elevator Art Show, O’Keefe Elevator Gallery, Third Place, Sculpture, Omaha, NE 

2005 - 2009 Regents Scholarship, Concordia University, Seward, NE

2006 - 2009 National Dean’s List

2008 Outstanding Artist Scholarship, Concordia University, Seward, NE 

2006-2007 Marxhausen Endowment for High Merit, Concordia University, Seward, NE

 

COLLECTIONS

Additional Experiments University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections, Iowa City, IA

Ossuarya project by Laurie Beth Clark, Madison, WI

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

June 2015 Border Border Border Conjure Dazzle — co-curator with Esther Baker-Tarpaga, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

May 2015 BOOM BOOM BOOM  curator of the INTERMEDIA COLLECTIVE video exhibition, CSPS Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, IA

April 2015 TALK THE TEMPLE  co-curator with Kuldeep Singh and Dana O'Malley, Englert Theatre, Iowa City, IA

April 2015 Small Bytes Microcinema: juried show of food-themed videos curator, University of Iowa Main Library Learning Commons, Iowa City, IA

April 2015 2nd Annual Juried Undergraduate Video Art Show curator, University of Iowa Main Library Learning Commons, Iowa City, IA 

December 2014 GUNS X BUTTER Pop-up Show, performance installation curator, Nori, Iowa City, IA

November 2014 Eleven Tiny Performances, co-curated with Esther Baker-Tarpaga presented by the Englert Theater at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe, Iowa City, IA 

April 2014 University of Iowa Undergraduate Video Show curator, Main Library Learning Commons, Iowa City, IA 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Summer 2015 Total Arts Day Camp Instructor, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

Fall 2013 - Fall 2014 Intermedia II Instructor of Record, Intermedia Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Summer 2014 Total Arts Day Camp Instructor, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

Summer 2013 Art Specialist at Prairie Hill Learning Center, Roca, NE 

Spring 2013 Intermedia I Instructor of Record, Intermedia Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

November 2010 - May 2012 Mentor for the Highly Gifted in Art, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

January 2013 - Present Designer for the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

December 2015 - Present Designer for the University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA

August 2015 - Present Designer for the Aids Quilt Touch Mobile Application, The New School, New York City, NY

October 2015 Video Editor for the Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN 

October 2012 - December 2013 Designer and co-founder of the Iowa City Arts Review, Iowa City, IA  

Fall 2012 Research Assistant, Intermedia Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

August 2011 - July 2012 Sales Associate, Gomez Art Supply, Lincoln, NE

November 2010 - March 2012 Branding Specialist, Eleanor Creative, Lincoln, NE 

August - December 2009 New York Center for Art and Media Studies Gallery Assistant, New York, NY

 

ASSISTANTSHIPS & INTERNSHIPS

March 2016 Assistant to Jennifer Buckley for Guillermo Gómez-Peña Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor’s time at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Spring 2013 - Fall 2014 & Fall 2015 Performer for Hans Breder, Iowa City, IA

July - November 2010 Internship at Art Farm Residency, Marquette, NE

March 2010 - June 2010 Assistant for Janet Farber, curator of the Phillip Schrager Collection, Omaha, NE

August 2009 - April 2010 Artist Assistant for Kambui Olujimi, Brooklyn, NY

August 2009 - December 2009 Internship with Oliver Herring, Brooklyn, NY

January 2009 - August 2009 Internship at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

August 2008 - August 2009 Internship at the Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE 

 

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