Heidi Lichterman’s CV

I studied Landscape Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design, USA, before going on to run nature education programmes, including some on television and began weaving in 1977, quickly establishing my reputation. I moved to England in 1981, basing my studio near Cambridge.

I am a Fellow of the Society of Designer Craftsmen and was Chairman for two terms. I have been President of the Cambridge Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, and later, Chairman of the Guild. I was a Member of the former Cambridge Society of Painters and Sculptors, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and am on the Crafts Council Index of Selected Makers.

I curated the Society of Designer Crafts Exhibition, Designer Crafts at the Mall, in London for 21 years and retired from that position after the exhibition in 2011.

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Major Corporate and Public Commissions

2016 Mather Lifeways Wilmette, Illinois, USA
2010 Runnymede Hotel, Egham, England
2007 10 Old Burlington Street, London
2006 Allen & Overy, London, England
2004 Broomfield Arts Project, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Chelmsford, Essex, England
2003-2004 Minerva plc, London
2002-2003 Eversheds Solicitors, Cambridge
2000 Queens’ College, Cambridge, England
Broomfield Arts Project, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust,
Chelmsford, Essex, England
1999 MYnd, Riverview, Chertsey, England
Dibb, Lupton, Alsop, Victoria Square House, Birmingham, England
Smith Kline Beecham Parmaceuticals, Harlow, England
1997-1998 Vision of the Seas, Caribbean Cruise Lines
1996 Regent Gate: Clerical and Medical Office Building, Conduit St., London
1995 David Lloyd Sport and Leisure Centre, Cardiff
Merika Hotel, Kobe, Japan
1993 Sumitomo Corporation, London, England
Stamford Towers, Stamford, Conneticutt, USA
1992 Addenbrooke’s Hospital Art Project, Cambridge, England
Stamford Towers, Stamford, Connecticut, USA
1991 M L C Group Headquarters, Tunbridge Wells, England
Rivergate, Newbury, England
Philips Petroleum Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
1990 Woolwich Building Society Head Office, Bexleyheath, England
Telehouse International Corporation Europe Ltd., London, England
North Bedfordshire Borough Council, Bedford, England
1989 Sumitomo Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Woolwich Building Society Head Office, Bexleyheath, England
1988 Merrill Lynch Group, London, England
1987 Chelsea Harbour, London, England
Volvo Concessionaires UK Ltd., Marlow, England
1986 Touche, Ross Company, New York, New York, USA
Chubb Insurance Company, New Jersey, USA
1985 Standard Chartered Bank Ltd, London, England
P T Bank Dagang Nasional Indonesia, Djakarta, Indonesia

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Major One and Two Person Shows

2004 Solo Exhibition Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire
1995 Interpreted Landscapes – Woven Explorations:
Woodlands Gallery, Blackheath, England;
Margate Library Gallery, Margate, Kent;
Maidstone Library, Maidstone, Kent, England; and
Schoolhouse Gallery,Croton Falls, New York, U.S.A.
1994 The Conservatory Gallery, Cambridge, England
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester. England
1986 The Craftsman Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
1985 Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, USA
1984 Long Street Gallery, Tetbury, Gloucester, England
International Contemporary Art, Singapore
1983 The Textile Studio, Cambridge, England
1982 The Minories, Colchester, England
The British Crafts Centre, London, England
1981 Images Art Gallery, Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA
1980 The Elements Gallery, New York, New York, USA
The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The Elements Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Perceptions, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
East End Arts Council Gallery, Riverhead, New York, USA

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Indices Selected for

Crafts Council Index of Selected Makers [Photostore] Eastern Arts Board
Index AXIS: http://www.axisartists.org.uk Bluecoat Display Centre: http://BluecoatDisplayCentre.com
Contemporary Art Holdings: Essex County Council Register of Public Artists

Bursaries and Awards

Awarded the Society of Designer Craftsmen’s Centennial Silver Medal – 2006
Theo Moorman Trust – Award for Sabbatical Time to explore ideas 2002
Eastern Arts Board – Artist Development Grant 1997
Cambridge Art Competition, Cambridge, England – (Award Winner) 1988
Eastern Arts Board – Individual Artist’s Grant 1986
Gallery North Outdoor Art Show, Setauket, New York, USA – (Award Winner) 1979 & 1980

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Membership of Professional Societies

Society of Designer Craftsmen – Fellow and past Chairman
Royal Society of Arts – Fellow
Cambridge Society of Painters and Sculptures

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Group Shows and Juried Exhibitions

2001-2011 Designer Crafts at the Mall, Mall Galleries, London
2003 What is Craft?, Hub, Sleaford
2000 Sparkle, Babylon Gallery, Ely
1999 Society of Designer Craftsmen, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford
1991-1999 Society of Designer Craftsmen Exhibition, The Mall Galleries, London
1996 A Vision in Action; William Morris and the Crafts Today, Mall Galleries, London
1995 Society of Designer Craftsmen Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
1994 Commissioning Dialogue,
Mall Galleries, London
Barbican Centre, London
Rufford Craft Centre, Nottingham
1993 Invited artist, The Furniture Group Exhibition, Bath, England
Commissioning Dialogue, Mall Galleries, London
Pam Schomberg Gallery, Colchester, England
Cambridge Society of Painters and Sculptors, Cambridge, England
1992 Gallery Uhrturm, Dierdorf, near Koblenz, Germany
Invitational Exhibition, Ramsgate Library Gallery, Ramsgate, England
1991 Pam Schomberg Gallery, Colchester, England
Mozart Festival Exhibition, Cambridge, England
1990 Looking East Exhibition,
Norwich and Ipswich, England, and Koblenz, Germany (1991)
Somerstown Gallery, Somers, New York, USA
1989 Cambridge Art Competition, Cambridge, England
Fiber Explorations, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Gayle Wilson Gallery, South Hampton, New York, USA
1988 British Designer-Craftsmen, Knapp Gallery, Regent’s College, London, England
St Paul’s Cathedral, London, England
Cambridge Art Competition, Cambridge, England – (Award Winner)
1987 Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
Somerstown Studios and Gallery, Somers, New York, USA
1986 Contemporary British Art Collection, Isetan, Tokyo, Japan
1985 Society of Designer Craftsmen, St Albans, England
1984 Pace Setters 4, Peterborough Museum, Peterborough, England
Somerstown Studios and Gallery, Somers, New York, USA
Showcase Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
1983 Cambridgeshire Artists’ Exhibition, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England
The Elements Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
The Craftsman’s Gallery, Scarsdale, New York, USA
D & R Showcase, Huntington, New York, USA
Cambridge Group Exhibition, Cambridge, England
1982 Somerstown Studios and Gallery, Somers, New York, USA
1981 The Craftsman’s Gallery, Scarsdale, New York, USA
Somerstown Studios and Gallery, Somers, New York, USA
The Hand and the Spirit Craft Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
1980 The Elements Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Saks Fifth Avenue Weaving Show, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The Elements International Clothing Show, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
American Indian Influences, Gallery North, Setauket, New York, USA
Juried Art Show, Mamaroneck Arts Council, New York, USA
Juried Art Show, Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Pennsylvania, USA
International Art Clothing Show, University of Eastern Illinois, USA
The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Massachusetts USA
Gallery North Outdoor Art Show, Setauket, New York, USA – (Award Winner)
The Craftsman’s Gallery, Scarsdale, New York, USA
Somerstown Studios and Gallery, Somers, New York, USA
1979 Juried Art Show, Arts Council, Smithtown, New York, USA
The Elements Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Gallery North Outdoor Art Show, Setauket, New York, USA – (Award Winner)

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Other Design Experience

1985-2017 Participated, Chaired and am now Company Secretary for Cambridge Open Studios
2002-2003 Demonstrated in Art in Action, Waterperry, Oxford
1997 Keynote speaker: Straits and Strands – Association of Northwest Weavers Guilds Conference, Victoria, BC.
1990-2007 Exhibition curator for Society of Designer Craftsmen’s Annual Winter Exhibitions.
1996-1997 Co-organizer of A Vision in Action: William Morris and the Crafts Today, a touring exhibition to ten venues in England.
1990-1997 Chairman, Society of Designer Craftsmen, London, England – two three-year terms and extra.
1992 Artist in Residence, Colchester Museum, Colchester, England.
1990 Elected member of the Cambridge Society of Painters and Sculptors, Cambridge, England.
1988 Artist in Residence, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY, USA.
1987 Artist in Residence, Ramsgate Public Library Gallery, Ramsgate, England.
1984 Elected Fellow of the Society of Designer-Craftsmen, London, England.
1982 Artist in Residence in the Craftsmen in Action program at the Fermoy Centre, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England.
1980-1981 Artist in Residence, Somerstown Studio and Gallery, Somers, New York, USA.
1979-1980 Copy Editor of MOTHER OF ALL NEWS, the journal of the Spinning Study Group of Long Island, New York, USA Weaver for Belle & Vesla, Designers, New York, New York, USA

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Academic

1970 Environmental Education Institute, University of Massachusetts – Graduate Course.
1964-1966 Harvard Graduate School of Design
Two years study towards Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture.
1959-1963 Douglass College, Rutgers University. BA in English

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