Log In

Denise Hawthorne Heischman Edit Profile

art educator

Denise Hawthorne Heischman, American art educator. Recipient Edward Levine award New York Planning Federation, 1992. Chair Planning Board, Honedye Falls, New York, since 1991; board directors Genesee Land Trust, Rochester, 1993-1997, Earth and Arts Center, Honedye Falls, 1995-1997. Member Preservation Network Landmarks Society Western New York.

Background

Heischman, Denise Hawthorne was born on April 25, 1945 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Francis Rowland and Dorothea (Lawson) Hawthorne.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Career

Instructor, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1976-1981;instructor, Wendell Castle School, Scottsville, New York, 1983-1988;assistant professor, Monroe Community College, Rochester, since 1988;instructor, Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, 1989-1991;instructor, U. Rochester, 1989-1991. Instructor Rochester Institute Technology, since 1993. Lecturer New York Planning Federation, 1992.

Instructor Penland (North Carolina) School, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited works at numerous shows including Print Bienniel, Paris, Selected Printmakers, Luxembourg, Finger Lakes Regional Exhibition, Rochester, Hokin/Kaufman Fallery, Chicago, Art and Architecture Gallery, Baltimore, Two Artists at Pyramid Art Center, Rochester, Oxford Gallery, Rochester.

Membership

Chair Planning Board, Honedye Falls, New York, since 1991. Board directors Genesee Land Trust, Rochester, 1993-1997, Earth and Arts Center, Honedye Falls, 1995-1997. Member Preservation Network Landmarks Society Western New York.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, historic preservation.

Connections

Married Robert Norris Heischman, January 11, 1969. 1 child, Melissa.

father:
Francis Rowland Hawthorne

mother:
Dorothea (Lawson) Hawthorne

spouse:
Robert Norris Heischman

child:
Melissa Heischman