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artist , educator

Heidi Hardin, American artist, educator. Recipient Commendation, Bayview Opera House, 2000, Certified of Recognition, California State Assembly and Senate State California, 2000, Environmental Achievement award, United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 9, 2001, Certified of Honor, Board Supervisors, 2003.

Background

Hardin, Heidi was born on August 24, 1953 in Oklahoma City. Daughter of Robert Scott and Ann Hardin.

Education

Bachelor in Biology and Visual Arts, University California, San Diego, 1976. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University California, San Diego, 1979. At Painters and Sculptors Indiana Study Program, Whitney Museum Art, 1979.

Career

Director in-schools visual arts program Bayview Opera House, San Francisco, since 1992. Founder and director Children's Mural Program, since 1992, Kid's Environmental Education Program, 1997—2005. Museum artist and supervisor Fine Arts Museum San Francisco, 1995—1999.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer Think Round, Inc., since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Long Beach Museum, Triton Museum, LaJolla Museum, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, one-woman shows include SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, 2004, The Bayview Opera House, 2000, Metro Gallery, Reno, 2001, San Francisco International Airport, 1995, others, exhibited in group shows at Andrew Shrine Gallery, Los Angeles, 2003, The Second City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, California, 2003, Santa Cruz Art League Gallery, Santa Cruz, California, 2002, WomanMade Gallery, Chicago, 2002, “Artist in Residence” Gallery Gallery, New York City, 2002, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, California, 2001, Lewis-Clark Center for Arts and History, 2001, others.

Membership

Appointed member Mayor's Citizens Advisory Committee for Re-Use Hunter's Point Shipyard, San Francisco, 1991—2003. Commissioner Southeast Community Facility Commission, 1999—2003. Founder, director Children's Mural Program, Kid's Environmental Education Program, 1992.

Board director Businesses for Hunter's Point Shipyard, 1988—1994. Member of ArtSeed.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, research, dog training, life-long learning.

Connections

Married Richard Uchida, July 27, 1996.

father:
Robert Scott

mother:
Ann Hardin

spouse:
Richard Uchida