Heather Brammeier is a sculptor, painter, and installation artist whose work continues the function of childhood play into adulthood. Brammeier has exhibited internationally, at the Swansea College of Art in Wales, UK, and at CICA Museum in Gimpo, Korea. Curator Alice Gray Stites recently selected Brammeier for a group exhibition at Pen and Brush Gallery in Manhattan. Brammeier won Best in Show at the South Bend Museum of Art Biennial 29, selected by juror Miranda Lash. She won first prize in the 2015 Rooftop Project Space Competition at Lillstreet Art Center (Chicago, IL). Other large public installations have been at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art (Grand Rapids, MI), the South Bend Museum of Art (IN), North Seattle College (WA), and Garfield Park Arts Center (IN). Brammeier has participated in artist residency programs across the country and internationally, including Yaddo (NY), Spiro Arts (UT), The Hambidge Center (GA), The Banff Centre (Alberta, Canada), and Pontlevoy Creative Residencies (France). Brammeier spent three months in residence at International Studio and Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, New York (summer 2018 and 2019). In the summer of 2020, she was part of the inaugural online artist residency with the School of the Visual Arts in New York. Brammeier and other alumni from this program founded international artist collective I Found U. Brammeier is a Professor of Art at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
Heather's ArtPrize Entries
These are Heather's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Heather's Past Work
These are images of past work that Heather has done.