Heidi Neff Chuffo

Professor

Art

About

Heidi Neff was raised in the Chicago area and has lived in seven states before making her home in Maryland. She is a Professor of Art + Design and is the lead faculty member in the Painting and Drawing area. Trained in painting, drawing, and printmaking, Heidi currently makes apocalyptic animations with a hand-drawn/hand-painted aesthetic.  She is represented by the Amos Eno Gallery in New York.

Education

  • BFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MFA, University of Iowa

Research Interests

  • Politics and how it divides us
  • Love and loss
  • The often-failed search for connection and meaning through religion, politics, sex, or virtual. worlds. 

Scholarly/Creative Work

2021 The Long Goodbye, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, New York

2018 Visceral Takeover, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, New York

2013 Icons and Illuminations, Charmed Life Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

2011 Fire and Ice, GRACE Exhibition Space, Reston, Virginia

2007 Dirty, Sub-Basement Artist Studios, Baltimore, Maryland

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of 2D Design
  • Color: Art, Science, and Culture
  • Studio Drawing I: Observation
  • Studio Drawing II: Contemporary Practice
  • Studio Drawing: Illustration
  • Studio Drawing: Special Projects and Portfolio Development
  • Painting I-IV
  • Introduction to Drawing for Non-Majors

Programs

  • A. in Art + Design (Fine Art, Photography, Digital Art, and Graphic Design concentrations)
  • F.A. (Associate of Fine Arts) in Art + Design (Fine Art, Photography, Digital Art, and Graphic Design concentrations)