SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2017

Transformative Sediment, Juried two-person exhibition, Banfill-Locke Center Arts Fridley, MN

Beyond the Surface, Juried three-person exhibition, Larson Art Gallery St. Paul, MN

Our River, Our Water, Juried two-person exhibition, U of M Mill City Clinic Gallery Minneapolis, MN

The Lexington, Solo exhibition for rotating art program, The Lexington Restaurant St. Paul, MN

Art-A-Whirl, The largest art crawl in the nation, Casket Arts Building Minneapolis, MN

Vision + Vocation, Alumnae Invitational Exhibition, Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Paul, MN

Zoetic: Our Cumulative Legacy, WARM Member exhibition, Robbin Gallery, Robbinsdale, MN

Wintertide, NEMAA Biennial Juried Exhibition, Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN

2016

Women and Money - It's Personal!, WARM group exhibition, Quarter Gallery at U of M, Minneapolis, MN

Water Commoning: artwork by Annie Hejny / music & poetry by Ben Weaver, Pop-up collaboration, Gallery Three, St. Paul, MN

Poder Femenino, 3rd annual group show, Galería Municipal Rosario Sanchez de Lozada, Querétaro, México

Launching and Landing, WARM mentor group exhibition, Grain Belt Bottling House, Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota State Fair, Juried Fine Arts Show, MN State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN

In the Windows on Cedar, Solo window-exhibition, Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Women’s Art Institute Summer Studio Intensive, Group show, Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

6 x 6 x 2016, Annual gallery fundraiser, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

Voices Seen, Voices Shared, Group exhibition, Bethesda Hospital Cafe Gallery, St. Paul, MN

Art-A-Whirl, The largest art crawl in the nation, Casket Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

St. Paul Art Crawl, 25th annual open studio event, The Show Gallery, St. Paul, MN

Water Ways by Annie Hejny, Self-curated solo exhibition, Nina’s Coffee Cafe, St. Paul, MN

2015

Open Casket, Open studio art tour, Casket Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

Holiday Marketplace, Artisan goods and fine art sale, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL

Fall Fine Arts Show, Annual member exhibition, Solar Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota State Fair, Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, MN State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN

One Wall, One-week, Featured artist in window exhibition, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL

We're all in this Together, WARM 2015-2016 inaugural show, Bethesda Café Gallery, St. Paul, MN

Inquire Within, Juried from the Women’s Art Institute, Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Paul, MN

6 x 6 x 2015, Annual gallery fundraiser, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

Art-A-Whirl, The largest art crawl in the nation, Casket Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

2014 

Covet Finale, Holiday Group Show for previous participants, Covet Consign & Design, Minneapolis, MN

Cache at the Casket, Annual fall open studio, Casket Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

Urban Landscapes, Two-person, self-curated exhibition, Ambiente Gallerie, Minneapolis, MN

2013

Bucktown Holiday Art Show, Community art / craft expo, Bucktown Community Center, Chicago, IL

Second Thursday, Solo featured artist, Covet Consign & Design, Minneapolis, MN

6x6x2013, Annual gallery fundraiser, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

5th Annual Saint Paul Winter Carnival, Juried for fine arts participants, Black Dog Café, St. Paul, MN

AIS:123. . .4, Artists in Storefronts retrospective exhibition, Soo Local, Minneapolis, MN

2012     

Artists in Storefronts, Promoting equal and open access to art, Whittier Alliance, Minneapolis, MN

Annual Halloween Show, Fall-themed for holiday, 410 Project, Mankato, MN

Ariston, SCU Student publication show, St. Catherine Univ. Visual Arts Building, St. Paul, MN

Internal | External, Juried Senior show, Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Paul, MN

 

EDUCATION  

2007 - 2012: Bachelor of the Arts: Studio Art (painting & drawing) and Elementary Education Saint Paul, MN

Summa Cum Laude Honors, University of St. Thomas

 

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION:

2016     Women’s Art Institute, St. Catherine University / Minneapolis College of Art & Design St. Paul, MN

 

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, GRANTS AND CERTIFICATIONS

2017: Artist-in-Residence, Lanesboro Arts, MN

2016: Artreach St. Croix Award, MN State Fair

2015: Women’s Art Institute Scholarship, St. Catherine University

2012: Elementary Education Teaching Certification, State of Minnesota

2007 - 2011: Academic Scholarship, University of St. Thomas

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS (2016)

Como Lake No. 1 and No. 2, (24” x 48”), acrylic and collected lake water and sediment on canvas, Location: Colossal Cafe, 2315 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

Clouds and Currents No. 1 and No. 2, (48” x60”), acrylic and collected river water and sediment on canvas, Location: Hilton Embassy Suites, 12 South 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

This Mississippi, (40” x 30”), acrylic and collected river water and sediment on canvas, Location: Leighton Hetland PLLP, 401 Second Ave N., Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55401

 

PUBLIC ART COLLECTIONS:

Northern Coffeeworks, Minneapolis, MN

Colossal Cafe, Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Lakes Dermatology, Minnetonka, MN

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017: Ellis, Andrew. “Take Me To The River: A Profile of Artist Annie Hejny” MPLSART.com. http://www.mplsart.com/written/2017/05/take-me-to-the-river-a-profile-of-artist-annie-hejny/

2016: Burlis, Laura. “Mentor-Protégée Blog Posts: Annie Hejny, Abstract Artist.” WARM.org. https://www.thewarm.org/annie-hejny-abstract-artist/

Jagodzinski, Alexandra. “Artist Interview: Annie Hejny.” Art Force Academy Podcast. http://www.artforce.academy/artist-interview-annie-hejny/

2012: Oliver, Josie. “St. Thomas Student Paints her Future.” TommieMedia. http://www.tommiemedia.com/diversions/st-thomas-student-paints-her-future/

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015: Women's Art Resources of Minnesota (WARM) newsletter featured artist Minneapolis, MN

2013: Bow and Arrow Magazine, Online style publication featured artist St. Paul, MN

 

LECTURES / WORKSHOPS

2017: Artist Panel, “What Women Artists Want”, St. Catherine University St. Paul, MN

Artist Talk and Demonstration, “Painting with the River”, Univeristy of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES

2016: Gallery Intern and Assistant: Veronique Wantz Gallery Minneapolis, MN

2015 - present: Founder and curator: gallery three (pop-up garage gallery) St. Paul, MN

2014 - 2016: Professional Protégée: The Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN

2014-2015: Production Assistant: Art Force Minneapolis, MN

2013-2014: Gallery Intern and Assistant: Jackson Junge Gallery Chicago, IL

 

CURRENT MEMBERSHIPS

2014: Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA)

Women's Art Resources of Minnesota (WARM)

 

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

2015 - present: Jackson Junge Gallery (J2 Gallery) Chicago, IL