About the Artist
Combining a background of Fine Arts and Graphic Design Heide Hallemeier is a Southeastern Massachusetts Artist who is inspired by the beautiful New England landscape, it's waterfront and rich boating scene. Plein Air Painting is her passion and she spends any fair day outside recording the beauty of the area and it's many activities for enjoying the outdoors.
Heide was educated in Art Academies in Austria and Germany. She operated her own business for 20 years before persuing her dream of becoming a watercolorist, learning at workshops from many well known artists.
Heide won numerous prizes in juried shows and was accepted in National shows at: Cape Cod Art Association, New England Watercolor Society and Rhode Island Watercolor Society.Recently she won second prize at the Cuttyhunk Plein Air Festival and the Purchase Prize at the same event 2 years later.
She is a signature member of the Rhode Island Watercolor Society and was a board member of the Westport Art Group for 10 years and is affiliated with the Marion Art Center and South Coast Artists.
Heide is an experienced teacher in drawing and watercolor at all levels and has served as a judge for juried shows.