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Heidi Horchler

B. Chicago, IL  

EDUCATION

2016            BFA Art Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Summa cum laude

2015            AA, AFA, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ. Magna cum laude

1988-1990   Theatre Studies, Mesa Community College, Mesa AZ. 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016-2017          Full time faculty Visual art, ceramics, drama, yearbook, Salt River High School, Scottsdale, AZ

2016                  Student teaching, North Canyon High School, Phoenix, Az, under Hedy McGee, MAE

2008-2010        Art Masterpiece; classroom instructor 3rd-5th grade, Sequoya Elementary

AWARDS + RECOGNITION

Arizona State University:

2014, 2015, 2016    Dean’s List

2016            iTeachAZ SYR Scholarship funded by MLF Endowment Scholarship

2015-16        George Royal  Scholarship

2015-16        ASU School of Art Special Talent Award

Scottsdale Community College:

20113-15        President’s List

2013, 2014   Honors Scholarship

2014            Bethel E. Ells Art Scholarship Award  

2014            Best of Artist Judge’s Choice Award; Judge: Ed Mell

2014            Vortex award: Excellence in Art

2013            Vortex award: 3rd place Creative Nonfiction

2013            Direction, First student art installation chosen to remain permanent on campus

2013             Honors Achievement Scholarship, SCC

EXHIBITIONS

2015            Cutting Board, Action, Advocacy & Art: Feast Your Eyes
2015,           Woolgathering, Action, Advocacy & Art: Birds, Beasts & Blooms

2014,           3 Waves; Floating, Action, Advocacy & Art: Real & Imagined

2014            MCM I & II, Masters of Tomorrow, Benedictine University, Mesa, AZ

2014            Woolgathering, Annual Drawing Exhibition, SCC

2014            MCM I & II, Best of Artists, SCC

2013            Expression/Repression, Annual Sculpture Exhibition, SCC

2013            Direction, Scottsdale Community College, Land Art installation Scottsdale, AZ  (permanent)

2007            Featured artist, St. Paul’s Heritage Quilt Show, Beloit, WI

WRITING EXPERIENCE:

PUBLICATION

2013            3rd Place, Creative Nonfiction; “What I Think About in the Shower,” Vortex Art & Literature Annual Magazine 

2012            “Religion, Art, and Imperfection,” Women for One online magazine

2010            “Burlesque,” Yahoo! Voices

2008           Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir, Society of Southwestern Authors

2008           “Charlie Horse,” Storyteller Magazine

WEBSITES

2018-Current       DaydreamOdyssey.com

2016-Current       Heidhorch.com

2008-2016          WestceltGypsy.com

2010-Current       Senior Share project: http://SeniorShare.tumblr.com/

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS IN PRINT

2012           Wildflowers, Rhonda McCormack, Row Press

2011            Identity: Lost, Pascal Marco, Oceanview Publishing

2010           Snare, Deborah J. Ledford, Second Wind Publications

2009          Staccato, Deborah J. Ledford, Second Wind Publications

ASSOCIATIONS

2008-current  Member, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

2013                Participant, Henry Miller Memorial Library Big Sur Writer’s Workshop

2009               Moderator, Scottsdale Writer’s Group, Scottsdale Public Library, creative writing

VOLUNTEERISM

2008-2017        Welcome to Our House, annual SCBWI-AZ conference

1993-1996        Scottsdale Civic Center Library; designed and installed displays and boards; awarded for service

LIFE EXPERIENCE

1992-now         Raising 2 boys, 1 husband, and more animals than anyone needs.