Location: Bearsville, New York, United States
Hera, Sculptor, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership.
In preparation for her career, Hera attended the University of Dallas, earning a Bachelor of Arts in fine arts in 1970. Following this achievement, she studied at Southern Methodist University, graduating with a Master of Fine Arts in 1973. As a prolific public and environmental sculptor for decades, she has shared her knowledge through numerous positions, including serving as a guest lecturer at Harvard University in 1983, a visiting artist at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 1985 and a visiting artist at the Kansas City Artists Coalition in 1985. Hera was also a visiting lecturer at Pomona College and the Massachusetts College of Art in 1986, a visiting artist at the High School of the Humanities in 1987, an instructor at Cooper Union in 1991, and a visiting lecturer to New Paltz, the State University of New York in 1996.
Hera’s works have been represented in various permanent collections. Her sculptural works include the Niagara-Knossos-Carranza Connector, Vaulted Arbor, Spirit House, Singing Rock Sitting Place, Orbital Connection, and Tower as Inland Lighthouse. She has been recognized for her work with numerous awards and accolades, including a Unity Day Citation Award from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in 1987. Hera has been making art all her life, and has always felt lucky to have had the opportunity to pursue her passion. As a child, she took art classes and won awards for her work every year. The core of her work has always been healing, and she aimed to create forms which answered a need of the community and the environment. As a testament to her creativity, success, and experience, Hera has been selected for inclusion in the 60th and 61st editions of Who’s Who in America, as well as the 25th edition of Who’s Who of American Women.
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