Heather Mae Erickson is an Assistant Professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Ceramics and Studio Art, Ceramics Area Coordinator at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.
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Two works by Heather Mae were recently acquired by the Museum of Art and Design. New York, NY
Heather Mae is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, the main organization representing the interests of ceramists worldwide. Its membership consists primarily of individual makers, supported by writers and critics, private collectors, museum and gallery curators, educational institutions and ceramic centers.
Nights at the Museum. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
Robert Turner Teaching Fellowship Exhibition Catalogue from Alfred
Heather's Art Axis page was recently updated. Check it out!
Current and Upcoming Juried/Curated Exhibitions, Auctions and Dining Events
Cranbrook Ceramics +/- 25 Years - Exhibition runs Oct. 15, 2016–Jan. 28, 2017
Throughout the years, the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan has made a significant impact in the fields of art, design and architecture. Legendary artists like Maija Grotell, Richard DeVore and Jun Kaneko have all contributed to the ceramics department’s reputation for excellence and innovation. Committed to discussions surrounding material specificity, students are encouraged to look all around themselves for inspiration, technical expertise and dialogue. "Cranbrook Ceramics +/- 25 Years" examines the trajectory and contributions of artists who studied under the guidance of Tony Hepburn and Anders Ruhwald, who have guided the program for the past quarter century. The 25 participating Cranbrook artists include: Jan Abrams, Inkyo Back, Ariel Brice, Josh Clark, Lindsey Dezman, Abby Donovan, Jessika Edgar, Heather Mae Erickson, Devin Farrand, Jon Geiger, Brian Giniewski, Shannon Goff, Tony Hepburn, Ariel Herwitz, Richard Hesketh, Drew Ippoliti, Tom Lauerman, Jackie Laurita, Akemi Maegawa, YunWook Moon, Thomas Muller, Mia Mulvey, Elaine Ng, Anders Ruhwald and Susan York.
The 2016 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social & Politically Engaged Art exhibiting from October 10 to December 16, 2016, at the Reece Museum on the ETSU campus. Eric Avery is this year’s juror.
Highlighted Artist in Book and Magazines
New Ceramic Surface Design Handbook, 2015, Molly Hatch
Interview with Heather Mae Erickson. China Ceramic Design Illustrated Magazine. September 2015
“Setting the Table: Completing the Story.” Ceramics Monthly. January 2015 Issue pages 38-43
"(My) Parts and (My) Wholes"
"Separate By Design" by Glenn Brown
American Craft Magazine
"Ready to Serve"
Artist Educator exhibition catalogue
The Clay Studio
Art Fields 2016