Becky Heavner, MLA Blog

Woman on an island

Illustration, “Woman on an Island,” mixed media on watercolor paper, originally commissioned by MS Magazine, exhibited in “I cannot heave my heart into my mouth” CU Denver Faculty Show, Emmanuel Gallery, Jan-Feb 2020

Dior Show

How can you not be inspired by this dress and color? Found many things to be inspired by at The Denver Art Museum. This shop is up through mid March.

Paper presentation, “Harvesting Ornament: Methods for Aligning Landscape with Character,”

At the symposium + exhibition, “Decriminalising Ornament : The Pleasures of Pattern” Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus

Denver Immersive Summit

Attended Denver Immersive Summit/Year 0

“Spillt” Studio Tour

Thank you for the behind the scenes tour from the talented creatives at Spillt. My “Concepts in Illustration” class thanks you!

Visual Arts Tour + Portfolio Day for high schools

Visual Arts Open House & Portfolio is a day-long event for High School students. I spoke about illustration at CU Denver, and met some talented students interested in illustration. I was glad to have extra cards the upcoming Illustration Expo event.

“Legwork” Studio Tour

A big thank you to the creative folks at Legwork Studio for their presentation to my “Concepts in Illustration” course at CU Denver.

Redline Exhibition

“Reality Bytes”

CU Denver student animations in Concepts in Illustration

Supernova Competition

Top Prize $500 cash award, Colorado Student Animation Competition to CU Denver Illustration student, Marisa Volino, 12 second composition “Moon Animation.”curated by Supernova Director, Ivar Zeile and visiting artists.

“Studio Hippo” Tour

Thank you to Studio Hippo and the fine folks there for giving my “Concepts in Illustration” course a presentation of their studio vision, process and work.