Heidi Pollard is a painter and sculptor based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She was born in Detroit, and grew up in Ann Arbor, MI.

Pollard has received awards from the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, and from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Artist residencies include Headlands Center for the Arts, CA; the CUE Art Foundation in New York; and the Roswell Artist in Residence Program, Roswell, NM.

Pollard has exhibited widely in the US, at venues including Tiger Strikes Asteroid, John Davis Gallery, McKenzie Fine Art, PS 122 and Key Projects in New York; at Transvagrant@Warschaw Gallery in Los Angeles; at the University of New Mexico Art Museum, the Museum of New Mexico, the Outpost, SCA Contemporary,  516 Arts and Exhibit 208 and the Harwood Art Center in New Mexico; with the CUE Art Foundation at NEXT Art Fair, Chicago; and with Horse Trader Curatorial Projects at Aqua Art Fair, Miami.  Her work has been reviewed in Art New England and by Peter Plagens in Newsweek on line.

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2016    Tamarind Institute of Lithography, Artist in Residence, Albuquerque, NM.
            Joan Mitchell Foundation, Painters & Sculptors Grant.
2012    Esther & Adolph Gottlieb Foundation, Individual Support Grant.
2010    Roswell Artist in Residence Program, Fellowship, Roswell, NM.
2007    CUE Art Foundation, Artist-in-Residence, New York, NY.
2003    Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Grant, New York, NY.
            Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence, Sausalito, CA.
            Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation/Creative Capital Prof. Dev. Workshop, Baltimore, MD.
2002    New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Fellowship (Painting).
2001     Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Emerge 2002, Fellowship, Newark, NJ.
2000     Ragdale Foundation, Fellowship (Painting), Lake Forest, IL.
             Ucross Foundation, Fellowship (Painting), Clearmont, WY.


2017    University of New Mexico Art Museum, Call & Response, Albuquerque, NM.
            Exhibit 208, Good to Go, Albuquerque, NM.
2015    Inpost Artspace at Outpost Performance Space, Gone Fishing, Albuquerque, NM.
            SCA Contemporary, This Is What Happened…, 2-person show with Valerie Roybal,                                Albuquerque, NM.
2013    Ingham Chapman Gallery, Heidi Pollard: Recent Work, University of NM, Gallup, NM.
2012    John Davis Gallery, Heidi Pollard: New Work - Paintings and Sculpture, Hudson, NY.
2011    Transvagrant@Warschaw Gallery, Heidi Pollard: Recent Works, Los Angeles, CA.
            Roswell Museum, Good Night!, Roswell, NM.
2010     Dibden Arts Center, Unsayable: Recent Work, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT.
2009     Bowery Poetry Club, FIVE, April - May, New York, NY.
2007     Exhibit 208, Succotash Special, solo show, Albuquerque, NM.
             Harwood Art Center, Recent Work, solo show, Albuquerque, NM.
2006     P.S.122, Two-person show, New York, NY.


2017    Roswell Museum, RAiR 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Roswell, NM.
            Isaac’s Pipe & Supply, 222 Installation Invitational, Roswell, NM.
            Gallery 51, MA College of Liberal Arts, Babel’s Bricks, North Adams, MA.
            Galerie Souterrain, Mighty Minis, West Cornwall, CT.
            Gallery 51, MA College of Liberal Arts, Cloud Headed, North Adams, MA.
            Exhibit 208, s(and) artist collective: TONDO, Abuquerque, NM.
            Isaacs Pipe and Supply, High, Low and Pain Reliver, Roswell, NM.

2016    Transmitter, The B & W Project NYC, Brooklyn, NY.
            Phil Space, The World is Flat Not Round, Santa Fe, NM.
            New Mexico Museum of Art, Alcoves 16 / 17.3, Santa Fe, NM.
            Amy Simon Fine Art, 50 Shades of Black & White, Westport, CT.
            Sanitary Tortilla Factory, Non-Finito, Albuquerque, NM.

2015    Key Projects, Runcible Spoon, Long Island City, NY.
            Central Booking, Going Big, New York, NY.
            Tiger Strikes Asteroid, The Two States of W.W., Brooklyn, NY.

2014    SCA Contemporary, Adaptations: Visual Artists Work with Profound Disease & Illness,                         Albuquerque. NM.

2013    New Mexico Museum of Art, Art on the Edge; Toby Kamps, curator; Santa Fe, NM.

2012     University of New Mexico Art Museum, CAS Prize 2012, 4-person exhibit, Albuquerque,                       NM.
             Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Morphed, Brooklyn, NY.


1994-95   Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA. Graduate studies in Painting.
1985       B.F.A., Univ. of Michigan School of Art & Design, Ann Arbor, MI. Sculpture.

         The New York Times, NY Arts Magazine, art ltd. Magazine, New American Painting, THE                  Magazine, Newsweek Online, Art New England, Pasatiempo

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