COMMISSION HISTORY

AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS

Richeson Annual Pastel Competions 2010 – finalist. 2011 finalist. 2012 finalist.
Best exhibition of 1994 – Aspects of Pastel, Grundy art gallery, Lancashire County Council.
Best exhibition of 1984 – Pastel Explored – Grundy art gallery , Lancashire Art Gallery.

Solo Shows

2007 – Unicaja Exhibition Andalucia – People and Places – an exploration of the region in pastel.
2009 – Unicaja  Exhibition Andalucia –  Aspects of the mountain landscape,
Pre 2004:
1992 – Alston Hall –, Lancashire – the Winter Landscape explored
1994 – Alston Hall –– Pastels in Spring
Grundy Art Gallery – Lancashire (Three solo exhibitions

1980 – Cheques Gallery, Lancashire – private gallery

Society Shows

2011 – L’Art du Pastel en France
2011 – ASPAS – The Spanish Pastel Society Biennial – Oviedo
2010 – L’Art du Pastel en France
2008 – L’Art du Pastel en France

Society Shows

2011 – L’Art du Pastel en France
2011 – ASPAS – The Spanish Pastel Society Biennial – Oviedo
2010 – L’Art du Pastel en France
2008 – L’Art du Pastel en France

2013 – ASPAS – The Spanish Pastel Society Biennial – Oviedo

2014 – Pastel D’Opale en France – First Biennial.

Pre 2000

1999 – Alston Hall – Students of Heather Harman
1996 – Alston Hall – Students of Heather Harman
1993 – Alston Hall, college of Education
1993 – Higham Hall , College of Education

1993 – Yorkshire Pastel Society – annual show.
1990 – British Pastel Society
1988 – Yorkshire Pastel Society – annual show.

1984 – Lancashire – Aspects of Pastel 2

1979 – Lancashire – Aspects of Pastel 1

1975 -83 – Permanent Exhibition at the Preston Guildhall

Notable Portrait Commissions: (Landscape sales not included)

1966 – portrait of J F Kennedy – hung be order of L B Johnson in the National Archives Gallery, Washington,
1966 – portrait of poet Rupert Brooke – (John Saltmarsh , King’s College Cambridge.) Hung in the library of KingsCollege.
1967 – portrait of Harry Secombe – (Tom Ravensdale ) Fundraiser and profile raiser for the Spina Bifida Charity.
1967 – portrait Mick Mcmanus Wrestler
1968 – portrait of London Paladium host Norman Vaughn (Norman Vaughn)
1970 – portrait of the founders of the Bramley Apple – Ada and Alfred Bramley
1971 – portrait of Maureen Pollock – Miss Great Britain Finalist

1973 – Portrait of Joseph Roberts and 2 horses – Russian Hussar – Fund raiser for Riding for the Disabled charity.
1975 – portrait of Elton John – Olympic Appeal Fund raiser – (Watford FC)
1975 – portrait Manitas de Plata – Spanish Flamenco guitarist
1976 – portrait of Nan Mouskouri – singer – (S G Guest ) Presented to Nana at the Paris Olympia
1977 – portrait Michel le Grande (French composer)– (Blackburn)
1977 – multiple portrait Bobby Parr – actor Pinewood Studios , BBC TV (The Land that Time Forgot)
1977 – portrait of actor Doug McClure – Pinewood Studios “
1977 – portrait of Ivan Dupre – entertainer
1977 – portrait of Karry Sheldon – singer
1977 – portraits RAF Alsation dogs – (Blue Peter – highwire dog – Shelley)

(1978 – commission for North West Arts Association – 40 x 30 foot floor mural (BBC TV))

1979 – portraits for Billy Connolly comedian – 18 pieces. Heather was his tour artist for the Big Wee Tour
1979 – Portrait Harvey Goldsmith promoter (Princess Diana memorial Concert, Live Aid, Pavaroti in the Park)
1979 – portraits Elton John. Ray Cooper

1980 – portraits for Mike Harding comedian
1980 – portrait Stu Francis – comedien
1980 – portrait Leo Sayer – singer
1981 – portraits of Prince Charles/ lady Diana for ArnoldPublic School
1981 – edition of prints of Prince Charles/ Lady Diana for the Lancashire Evening News
1981 – portrait Barbara Dickson -singer
1982 – portrait Andy Holdsworth – musician – national Youth Jazz Orchestra.
1983 – portrait drawings Police band – (Miles Copeland)
1984 – portrait Boy George (Virgin records)

1985 – London management (Billy Marsh and Jan Kennedy) and Regent Productions (William G Stewart) Central TV Contract:
Production Co-ordinator /P.A. Leslie Crowther – The Price Is Right (Blackpool Grand Theatre)
1985 – portrait Leslie Crowther – comedian TV personality
1985 – portrait Gordon Scott musician (Sade)
1985 – portrait Gary Wilmot – comedian/actor

1986 – contract Blackpool F.C. Find raiser – large event organiser – Rebecca Heyworth/BFC appeal fund .
Watford to Blackpool run. Sponsored by British Telecom
1986 –Heather’s Blackpool F.C. exhibition – GrundyArtGalleryBlackpool – BBC TV Centenary Launch event for Blackpool F.C. – (First ever football exhibition in an art gallery – the idea then becoming the PrestonNationalFootballMuseum.)

1987 – portrait ‘Lucy’ – best on catagorie Crufts Dog Show
1987 – portrait The Walker Brothers – musicians (Walkerpeople)

(1988 –Artist/ Tutor – Lancashire County Council – Alston Hall, Preston,
Cumbria County Council Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth –
private tuition contracts)
(LancasterUniversity – History of Women in the arts and the History of the Pastel Medium – ba hons)

1995 – Wrote articles for the Artists Publishing Group (Britain) (ongoing until 1987 – articles specialising in portrait and landscape in pastel)

1996 – Portrait John Ruskin (Alston Hall, Lancashire)

1996 – Presented painting holidays in Europe for The Greek Islands Club, and Tapestry Holidays (ongoing until 1986)
1996 – tryptich commission – (Higham Hall, Cockermouth)
1997 – Portrait John Ruskin – (Higham Hall, Cockermouth)

1996 – 2001 Co-founded ‘Impact Media Portraits Ltd’ – Manchester United F.C. Resulting in portraits of Football stars – (Paddy and Danny Crerrand) George Best, Denis Law,. Limited Fine Arts Trade Guild prints – 500 edition – now highly collectable.

1998 – Portraits for World Wildlife Fund

2002 – Portrait – Crufts Dog show winner.
2002 – Portrait Micheal Schummacher (Andrew Fenn)

2005 – relocate to Spain

2006 – Portrait of the Alcalde of Canillas de Aceituno
2006 – Portrait Ursula – Miss Andalucia
2006 – Portrait Natasha – communion dress
2006 – Portrait Angela Dent (caterer)– full body
2006 – portrait Angela Dent – Sanguine drawing
2008 – Portraits for Costa Animal Society – Scruffs Dog Show. Twice yearly ongoing.
(2009 – The inception of the Pastel guild Europe – Adviser to the Board).
2009 – Portrait Piper – Alsation – (Richeson pastel exhibition USA)
2010 – Portrait dog Oudles – CAS
2011 – Portrait dog Bobby – Golden Retriever
2011 – Portrait dog Vicky – CAS (Richeson Pastel exhibition USA)
2011 – Portrait dog Hamish – Yorkshire terrier
2011 – Portrait Willy and Weebie – double portrait – yorkshire terriers (Brian Turner)
2011 – Portraits dogs Snooze (terrier) and Sidney Russell)– separate portraits (Tracy Seeley)
2012 – Portrait – Mara Galeazzi – Principle Ballerina for the Royal Ballet Company (Ray Rowden)

Exhibitions

1975 – Preston County Council – Guildhall (televised) – one woman shows
1976 – ”
1977 – ”

1977 – Lancashire County Council, Grundy Gallery – one woman show

1978 – Preston County Council – Guildhall – one woman shows
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1987 – Yorkshire Pastel Society – society show
1989 – Chequers art Gallery, Blackpool – one woman show
1990 – Aspects of pastel 2 – Alston Hall – one woman show
1992 – New ideas in Pastel landscape – Alston Hall – one woman show

1994 – Lancashire County Council – Aspects of Pastel, – one woman show
1997 – ” Pastel in the landscape – one woman show

1999 – 2003 – exhibiting/ demonstrating at society shows

(2004 – move to Spain)

2006 – Unicaja gallery, Canillas de Aceituno, Malaga, – one woman show
2008 – Art du Pastel en France – exhibited/demonstrated group show
2009 – Spanish Pastel society (ASPAS)- Biennial Exhibition – Oviedo University – group show
2010 – Art du Pastel en France – exhibited
2011 – Spanish Pastel Society (ASPAS) – Biennial exhibition – Oviedo Universtiy – exhibited, master class demonstration.
2010 – Richeson Online Pastel exhibition –
2010 – Pastel Guild of Europe ‘Get Dusty’ online competition – winner.
2011 – Richeson on line pastel exhibition – finalist.
2012 – Richeson online exhibition – finalist.

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