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Maryland Institute College of Art [MICA], Baltimore, MD, BFA, Painting, May 2007


Solo Exhibitions

2015             Human Nature: Heather Clements, Gulf Coast State College Amelia Center Main Gallery, Panama City, FL

2013             Cut It Out: Cut Paper Art by Heather Clements, Bay County Public Library, Panama City, FL

2012             I Cut Paper: Art by Heather Clements, Studio b., Alys Beach, FL

2011             Paper Garden (Commissioned), VAC, Panama City, FL

2010             Heather Clements –A Selection of Works: Past, Present, but not Future, Gulf Coast Community College Amelia Center Main Gallery,

                    Panama City,FL

2008             Octopus’s Garden: Art by Heather Clements, Tupelo Theater, Wewahitchka, FL

2007             I Draw People - The Art of Heather Clements, Gallery Above, Panama City, FL


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015             A Step Into Spring, Juried Exhibition, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2015             Musae, Juried Exhibition, Pensacola, FL

2012/14/15    Top of the Class, Juried Exhibition, Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, FL

2014             A Cut Above, Highfield Hall and Garden, Falmouth, MA

2014             Public Eye Soar: Projection Art Festival, Downtown Panama City, FL

2014             Nature Inspired, Guild of American Papercutters National Museum, Somerset, PA

2014             St. Andrews Inspired, Floriopolis, Panama City, FL

2012/13        Northstar Annual Art Show, Panama City, FL

2008/09/13    Bay Annual, VAC, Panama City, FL

2012             Dia de los Muertos, ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012             Heather Heather Heather (3-woman show), CityArts Cooperative, Panama City, FL

2011             Figure It Out, Studio b., Alys Beach, FL

2011             BOLD, A&M Theater, Panama City, FL

2009             Opening Exhibition, Studio B, Alys Beach, FL

2008/09         Light, Gallery Above, Panama City, FL

2007/08         Darkness, Gallery Above, Panama City, FL

2007             Commencement Exhibition, Fox Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2004             Selections from the Painting Department, Brown 3 Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2002/03         Something Hot, Gallery 222, Leesburg, VA


Selected Awards

2012/14/15     Merit Award, Top of the Class Juried Exhibit, Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, FL

2014               1st Place, Figure It Juried Exhibit, Arts and Design Society of Fort Walton Beach, FL

2014               2nd Place, Public Eye Soar Projection Art Festival, Panama City, FL

2013               Merit Award, Bay Annual, Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida

2013               Best in Show, Central Panhandle Fair Art Exhibit, Bay County, FL

2008/13          Merit Award, Bay Annual, Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida

2007               Cum Laude, MICA

2003-2007      Dean’s List, MICA

2003-2007      Presidential Scholarship, MICA

2003               1st Place, Excellence in the Arts, Loudoun Arts Council

1999               1st Place in Art, Terry and Sherry Malone Foundation



2015             "Artist's Touch: Embracing a Natural Humanity" print and online

2014             "Artist Interview"

2013             "Cut It Out: Artist's work connects with man, nature" print and online

2013             "The Business Side of Papercutting," First Cut Newsletter

2013             "Portrait of the people artist, Heather Clements," Panama City Life Magazine

2012             "Artist Opens Exhibit of Paper Cut Work," Walton Sun

2011             "A Cut Above The Rest: Artist Rocks Paper, Scissors," News Herald

2011             “Paper Garden Blooms at VAC,” Bay County Bullet

2010             Featured Artist, Beachcomber

2008             “Shaking Up the PC Arts Scene,” Cover Story, 5-page article, Coastal Homes and Lifestyles Magazine

2008             Cover Artist, Entertainer, News Herald

2008             "Panama City Artist Brings Show to Tupelo Theater," (Cover Story) Gulf County Breeze

2008             Featured Artist (February- April,) Bay Arts Magazine (Cover and article)

2008             Artist of the month (January),

2007-2013    Cover Artist, Panama City Visitors Map

2007             Featured Artist (December,) Coastal Style MagazineSelected



2007 - present     Member of Panama City Artists

2010 - present     Director at CityArts Cooperative

2012 - present     Member of Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County

2012 - present     Member of Guild of American Papercutters

2015 - present     Member of Florida Artists Group


Relevant Work Experience

Full Time Professional Artist 2010 - present:

Fine art, commissioned art


Art Instructor

(Figure Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Youth Art, Private Adult Art, Paper Cutting) 2007 - present:

CityArts Cooperative, Panama City, FL 2010-present

Studio b., Alys Beach, FL 2009-2012

Visual Arts Center, Panama City, FL 2009-2010

Michaels, Panama City, FL 2007


Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, Panama City, FL 2009 - 2010:

Exhibitions Manager: research, facilitation, curation, and installation of all exhibits

Graphic Designer: graphic design for all printed and online materials


Gallery Above, Panama City, FL 2007 - 2009:

[The Gallery Above was a contemporary art gallery, housing a center of the arts for the sub-culture of the area]

Owner/Operator: monthly exhibit curation, graphic design, public relations and marketing, event organization, sales, accounting, miscellaneous   


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