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Mary C Rieser Heintjes
Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood: Fort Greene

ARTIST STATEMENT: Fascination with glass through the suns light, gems of minerals and elements creating colors from heat, the emotional mystery of science..working with forces of welding steel and fusing glass ...forever the vast realm of nature's forms being constant mind wonderings.

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265 Vanderbilt Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Home: 917-478-8454
Cell: 917-478-8454

1985 MFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York Major: Painting & Drawin
1979 BFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, Major: Painting/Drawing & Stained Glass

2016-now Volunteer: Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Garden Guide and Gardener assistant
2014-now Volunteer: BRICArts Media & Prospect Park Alliance, Brooklyn, NY: Assist educational events
2005-now TEACHER. Drawing, Painting and Portfolio Development.
2005-now Board of Trustees-Member/Artist. Art-in-Context, New York City.
2005-08 TEACHING ASSISTANT. Educ Vol Dept, Am Museum of Natural History
1979-now CO-DIRECTOR, L & M STUDIO. Design, construction/restoration of
stained glass, painting and drawing fine art commission, manage
contracts, finances, PhotoArt, Research/development in the arts. Web
Design, Studio Gallery, QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Film Factory,
I-Photo, I-Movie, Power Point, Mac
1988-now Executive Secretary to the Chairman, Medicine, The Brooklyn Hospital
Coordinate administrative calendar/meetings. Design handbooks,
coordinate, record and publish Grand Rounds/Academic Lecture, grant
writing, MS Word, dBase, Excel, power point presentation
1998-99 Chairperson, Enrichment & Arts Committee, PS 8 PTA, Brooklyn, NY
1986-88 Studio Assistant, P.L. Patenaude Stained Glass Studio, New York City
1980-85 Secretary, Student Activities Dept, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
Coordinate college work-study students, special events productions,
Student/alumni art shows.
1979-80 Studio Assistant, S. Brauer Stained Glass Studio, Brooklyn, New York
1979 Paperhandler, Jim Dines edition of Story of Eight Portraits,NYC

2016 Betsy Donovan Collection via Carter Burden Gallery Unexpectations 2: Grapevine 8” x 8”
2015 Edward and Phyllis Rieser Estate via Carter Burden Gallery Elements 1: Hydrogen: 12” x 12”
welded steel / glass
2013 Christiana Drapkin Collection, Maryland City Trees: Weeping Mulberry Oils on canvas
2010-12 Cancer Care Center Treatment Room, Brooklyn Hospital Center Collection PhotoArt for Comfort
2009 Hunter College High School PTA Fundraiser PhotoArtCards: Wild Flowers in Brooklyn
2009 Faith Ringgold Annual Artist Fundraiser Premonition Photo auctioned
2008 Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch, Youth Wing Art Portfolio & HS Art Exam Prep
2007 Brooklyn Public Library, Artists Think for Programs Future BPL
Endeavors Art Portfolio
2005-07 Judy Poehler Residence, Brooklyn, NY Stained Glass Windows Designs
2006 SONYA Auction Photo Swan at Sunset: Prospect Park
2006 Salk School of Science Auction PhotoArtCards: Butterflies
2005-06 PhotoArtCards American Museum of Natural History AMNH Butterfly Gift
Shop Exhibit
2005 PhotoArtCards for the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Youth Chorus Competition
in London
2003-06 Candace Sorman Design, Brooklyn, NY Stained Glass Window
2002 Christiana Drapkin Collection, Brooklyn, NY Basement Painting #1
2001 Fred Becker Collection, Brooklyn, NY Mother and Child: Leaf Drawing
2000 Adam Levinson, Architect, Design Doorway\Stained Glass Window
1997 Robert Rauschenberg, Change, Inc. Grant L & M Studio Relocation Grant
1997 Tillie's Coffee Shop, Brooklyn, New York, Stained Glass Display Window
1997 Thompson Residence, Brooklyn, New York, Stained Glass Restoration
1997 Speier Residence, Brooklyn, New York, Stained Glass Restoration
1990 Selsey Residence, Brooklyn, New York Stained Glass Windows
1989 Patenaude Residence, New York, New York Stained Glass Lamp
1988 Fr. Michael Perry Collection, Brooklyn, NY Painting Inquisitive Ilyusha
1985 Artists Space Grant as curator to develop Pratt Alumni Show
1977 Mme. Tong Rim Kim Collection, New York, NY Painting Red Candle Box
1977 Rotary Club Travel Grant Southern France Art Program

2016 Luna Cafe W. 29th St, NYC Flute accompany electric band WTA
2016 773 Lounge, Coney Island Ave Brooklyn Flute accompany electric band WTA
2016 Carter Burden Gallery, 548 W. 28th Street, NYC 8” x 8” Group Show: UNexpectations 2
2016 Freddy’s new location in Brooklyn-5th & 17th St Flute accompany piano
2016 Sketchbook Mobile Library: Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY Sketchbook 2016: “Holiday Memories”
2016 Branded Café, Vanderbilt & Bergen, Brooklyn Flute accompany accoustic string instruments
2016 Old Stone House, 3rd St and 5th Ave, Brooklyn Flute accompany accoustic string instruments
2015 Carter Burden Gallery, 548 W. 28th Street, NYC 12” x 12” Group Show: Elements 1: Hydrogen
2015 Brooklyn Arts Council’s AccessArt 2015 Autumn Trees - Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
2015 Art House Coop Library USA Tours Show Sketchbook: “Missing the Kids”
2015 Pratt Institute, Collaboration, Pratt Library, Brooklyn Welded Steel fused with Glass sculpture
2015 BRIC Arts Media, Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Open Call Show: “In Search of City Trees V.2”
2014 Art House Coop Library USA Tours Show Sketchbook: “Winter Garden”
-featured in Sketchbook Project Digital Library
2014 Pratt Institute, Digital Decoding, Pratt Library, Brooklyn Digital PhotoArt Prints and Artist on
panel discussion
2014 BRICArts Media, Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Leaf Prisms photos, Group-large screen digital viewing
2013 Midwest Photo Exchange: Wildfire Apps-photo competition “From last
summers tangles comes new growth Photo
2013 BricArts-Rotunda Gallery Artist Opening, 40 Pound Cake Recipe cake #15
2013 Crest Hardware Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY Calculations pen on paper
2013 Art House Coop Library USA Tours Show Sketchbook: Yazie
-featured in Art House Coop http://www.arthousecoop/users/mheintjes
2012 Go Brooklyn, L & M Studio Exhibition
2012-09 Laura Lee Salon, One Person Show Baltimore, Maryland. Photos/ ptgs
2012 Crest Hardware Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY Seeds poem
2012 Art House Coop Library USA Tours Show Dance of City Trees
2012 Crest Hardware Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY Digital Antenna welded/glass
2011 Art House Coop Library USA Tours Show Sketchbook: millions mark
2010 Art House Coop Self Portrait Project Self-Portrait art show & publication
-featured in Art House Coop http://www.arthousecoop/users/mheintjes
2010 Art House Coop Sketchbook USA Tours --
-featured in Spring/Summer 2010 Alumni (1980) section of Prattfolio:
2010 NOHO Art Walk, Historic District NYC Eternal Root: Ft. Greene Park,
2010 Crest Hardware Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY Birds in the Garden PhotoArt
2010 Art House Coop Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Self-portrait show
2009 Art House Coop Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Sketchbook Show: A million little
2009 Crest Hardware Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY Space: A moment in time Photo
2008 Water Street Restaurant, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY City Trees and the
Brooklyn Experience
2008 Lexington Avenue Art Collective, Brooklyn, NY Group Art Show
2008 Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch-Exhibition Architecture Nature
Through Light
2007 Freddies Backstage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY L & M Studio: Otherworldly
2007 Noho Art Walk, NYC Group Show: Blue Morpho
2006 Community of Artists Show, Brooklyn, NY Group Show: City Trees
2005 Urban Glass Gallery, SONYA Artists, Brooklyn, NY Group Show: City Trees, Painting
2004 Urban Glass, SONYA Exhibit Group Show: Glass Sculpture
2003 SONYA Art Tour, Vanderbilt Gallery, Brooklyn, Group Show: City Trees, Drawings
2001 Tillies Coffee Shop, Brooklyn, NY Group Show: Small Works
1999 Tillies Coffee Shop, Brooklyn, NY One Person Show"
1998 Stratford Road, Brooklyn, NY Installation of Large Paintings
1997 RICHART, 7 East 55th St, NYC One Person Show: Paintings/Drawings
1997 Kings County Supreme Court, Brooklyn, NY Unity Day
1996 Crossroads, Inc, Brooklyn, New York Community Arts Show
1995 Lefferts Homestead Museum, Brooklyn, NY Quilts for Children
1994 Art Initiatives, New York, NY Mass Exposure
1994 St. Boniface Biennial, Brooklyn,NY Drawing
1993 New Age Medical Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Mother/Daughter Drawings
1991 Wetherholt Gallery, Washington, DC Straight Up Art
1990 Wetherholt Gallery, Washington, DC Contemporary Women
1990 New York Art Review, 1990 EditioN Artist Review
1989 Pratt Institute, Presidents Gallery One Person Show
1989 New Age Medical Gallery, Brooklyn New Works
1989 New York Art Review, 1989 Edition Artist Review
1987 Weisner Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Ars Bruklyniensis
1986 Pratt Institute Ubiquitous Magazine Dali, Potato and Me
1983 Kwok Gallery, New York, New York One Person Show
1981 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York Brooklyn Paper Works Show
1979 Ales, France South of France Art Show

2015-present Carter Burden Gallery, Artist, 548 W.28th Street, NYC
2010-present BRIC Arts Media
2005-present Art-in-Context Inc
2005-present Brooklyn Arts Council Registry
2002-2010 Rotunda Gallery Registry, Brooklyn, New York
2003-2010 SONYA: South Of Navy Yard Artists
1985 Artist Space Registry, New York City

Husband: Lawrence Heintjes-Artist, Sculptor, Master Mold Maker, Director, L & M
Studio, guitarist

Daughters: Lana Mia – Graduated Bachelor of Science in Contemporary Music: vocal performance
music therapy at SUNY New Paltz, Vitality Yoga instructor: acroyoga, aerial yoga,
YoungLiving Oils Essence

Lia Kayen – Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science graduate of SUNY ESF-(College of
Environmental Science & Forestry) Biotechnology major, Phytoremediation poet, artist
and scientist, former Senior Class Senator, bioarchitecture, NY Green Roofing-technician

Languages: English, read French, read German

Interests: Glasswork, welding, painting, photography, drawing, reading, science,
music: flute/piano/bass clarinet/electric bass,
biking, writing proposals, learning about the computer,
designing, restoration of old buildings, environmental issues, scuba diving,
portfolio, development and educational advancement of youth/adults and teaching.
Horticlulture and propagation


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