- Heather Clark Hilliard
Heather Clark Hilliard is a an artist based in Norman, Oklahoma. Her work is a visual library of process driven concepts distilled into sensory and site responsive installations and wall reliefs. Hilliard's solo exhibitions include 21c Museum Hotel in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma State Capitol, Oklahoma City University, MainSite Contemporary and an artist- in- residence exhibition at 108 Contemporary in Tulsa, OK. Other artist in residencies include Lanesboro Arts, MN and Wildacres, NC. Her work has been exhibited in Open-Awake-Alive at the Tulsa Garden Center as well as many other regional exhibitions. National group exhibitions include Amarillo Museum of Art's Biennial 600: Sculpture and Focus Fiber 2016 at Kent State University Museum. In 2016 Hilliard was a recipient of a Concept Focus Artist Award from Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. She was nominated for the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant Program in 2014. Hilliard leads natural dye workshops and since since 2012 she has been frequently invited as a studio assistant from notable artists at Penland School of Crafts; she treasures their immersive arts environment in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Her work has been published in Art Focus Magazine and Surface Design Journal.