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Steven Heinemann

Brief Biography
1957 Born Toronto, Ontario.
1976-79 Honours Diploma (ceramics), Sheridan College School of Craft and Design, Mississauga, Ontario.
1979-80 B.F.A. Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri.
1983 M.F.A. Ceramics, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, New York.
1995 Judges Award, The 4th Ceramic International, Mino Japan.
1996 Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in Canadian Craft.

Exhibition History
1985 "Dragon Stone: Innovation in Clay - Ten International Artists"; The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario.
1986 "Restless Legacies" (group exhibition); Olympic Art Festival, Calgary, Alberta.
1989 "Steven Heinemann: Objects of Sight"; Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario.
1993 "Into the Corners: A Look at In-depth Collecting"; Burlington Art Centre.
1995 "The 4th International Ceramics Competition"; Mino, Japan.
"6th National Biennial of Ceramics"; Trois Rivières,Québec (Prix d'Excellence).
1996 "Transformation: Prix Saidye Bronfman, 1977-1996"; Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Québec.
1997 "Four Bronfman Award Winners"; Prime Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
"FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics"; Burlington Art Centre.
1998 "FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics"; Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
1999 "Canada - Clay Today"; curated by Susan Jefferies for the George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art's touring exhibition first shown in Amsterdam during "The Ceramic Millenium" conference.
"Contemporary Clay: Master Teachers/Master Students"; The Fine Arts Center Galleries, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
2000 "FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics"; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
"Selected Works, 1989-1999"; York Quay Gallery II, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
Expo 2000, "Earth Works - Contemporary Canadian Ceramics", with The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art; Hanover, Germany.
"Summer Exhibition"; Galerie Besson, London, England.
"The Sixth Taiwan Golden Ceramics Awards"; Taipei, Taiwan.
2001 "FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics"; The Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
gallerymateria, Phoenix, Arizona.
"Reunion: Wayne Higby and Graduates of Alfred U."; The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
"Earth Works"; The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art.
2002 FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics; Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario.
"Modernism and Beyond"; The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art.
"The Legacy of Innovation, A Tribute to Ken Ferguson"; Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri.

Publications
Dragon Stone, Innovation in Clay, Ten International Artists; The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario, 1985.
Ontario Craft. Steve Heinemann: Recent Ceramics (review), Spring 1989.
"Steven Heinemann: Objects of Sight," Anne West, Burlington Art Centre.
Contact, Number 99, Feature Article, Wendy Walgate.
Globe and Mail. "Turning Earth into Art," May 22, 1996.
Postmodern Ceramics, p 89-90, Mark Del Vecchio, 2001.
Globe and Mail. "Steven Heinemann at York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront", Gillian Mackay, February 26, 2000.

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