Curriculum Vitae

Erika Heffernan

Website: www.erikaheffernan.com   Email: erikaheffernan@me.com

Exhibits and Publications

2018

2017    Alnylam Pharmaceuticals-Cambridge MA  DeCordova Lending

              Tower Hill Botanical Garden-Boylston, MA DeCordova Lending

2016    Legends: The Next Generation University of Central Florida Gallery-Orlando FL

               Human Library -Heavener School of  Business University of Florida- Gainesville FL 

2015    Gutierrez Company- Burlington MA  DeCordova Lending

               Martignetti- Norwood MA    DeCordova Lending                                        

2014   Athens Video Art Festiva  International Video and New Media Festival 10th Anniversary Athens, Greece

2012   Videoholica 2012 International Video Art Festival -5th Edition Varna, Bulgari  Special Selection Finalist Juried Exhibition 

             Miscommunication and the Human Condition- The Gallery at Industria Studios-Tucson, AZ

             Push Pull Play - Target Gallery Torpedo Factory - Alexandria, VA

              University of Virginia  Niche Exhibition

2011   Eclectic Knights III-1st Thursday Orlando Museum of Art-Orlando,FL

            Re Learning to Learn- Booksmart Studios-Rochester, NY

           Scientia Advisors-Cambridge MA  DeCordova Lending

           Kayak.com-Concord MA . DeCordova Lending

2010 TOUCH  Group Exhibition-WORK·DETROIT-Detroit MI

            We Make Art  Group Exhibition Hungerford gallery-Rochester NY

            Honors Show  Group Exhibition SPAS Gallery-Rochester NY

2009 The Gutierrez Company-Burlington MA  DeCordova Lending

             Back Bay Events-Boston MA  DeCordova Lending

             Converge SPAS Gallery-Rochester NY

2008 Gumpertz & Heger Inc-Boston MA  DeCordova Lending

             Creative Financial Staffing-Boston MA  DeCordova Lending

2007 High Vista Strategies-Boston MA  DeCordova Lending

            Post Baccalaureate Thesis Show-Boston MA

            Blue Marble Gallery-Waterville ME

            2006604800 Second-School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston MA

2005 Observations- Galaxy-Winter Park FL

2004 Perspectives-University of Central Florida-Orlando FL

2001 Moot Articles-University of Southern Maine-Portland ME

Collections

2010 Rochester Institute of Technology-Media Café collection-Rochester NY

2007-Present DeCordova Museum-Lending Artist-Lincoln MA

2005 University of Central Florida-Private collection-Orlando FL

Work Experience

2019 Box Office Manager - The Studios of Key West Key West FL 

2017  RCS Consultant Trainer Key West FL

2001-PresentWalt Disney World® VIP Guest Relations Tour Guide-Lake Buena Vista, FL

2017  Program Manger -Florida Keys Outreach Coalition

2015-2016   Student Engagement Specialist-Training and Selection University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2013-1-2015   Residence Hall Director- Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2011-2013  Residence Coordinator- Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2010-2013 Instructor of Record-Rochester Institute of Technology-Rochester, NY

2010 Gallery Assistant-Rochester Institute of Technology-Rochester, NY

2007 Teaching Assistant-School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston, MA

2007 Lab Monitor-School of the Museum of Fine Art-Boston, MA

 

Education

2011 Masters of Fine Art Imaging Arts-Rochester Institute of Technology-Rochester, NY Thesis Topic: “Re-Learning to Learn” Disabilities’ in the fine art how creative minds work

2007 Post Baccalaureate-The School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston, MA

2004 Bachelor of Arts-University of Central Florida-Orlando, FL

Concentration in Photography and Ceramics-Minor in Film

1995-2008 Certified: First Aid and CPR Certified

Languages: French and American Sign Language Beginner Level

Leadership Activities and Accomplishments

2014-2017American College Personnel Association (ACPA) - Collation for Disabilities -- Directorate Chair

2010-2011  President Graduate Photo Association-Rochester Institute of Technology-Rochester, NY

2010 Imaging Arts Merit Scholarship Award-Rochester Institute of Technology-Rochester, NY 

2003-PresentTrainer -Walt Disney World ®-Lake Buena Vista, FL

2007-PresentWalt Disney World ® VoluntEARS-Lake Buena Vista, FL

1988-PresentGirl Scout Gold Award on Teaching Art-Augusta, ME