Chehalis Hegner

Chicago, Illinois, USA



2005   MFA Lesley University College of Art & Design, Cambridge, MA

1984   BA Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA

1979   Diploma, Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI



1999 to PRESENT    Independent discipline fluid artist, Co-Founder of Halo Hill Cultural Arts Center

2008 to 2015             Photography Faculty, University of Massachusetts Department of Art and

                                  Design, Lowell, MA

1999 to 2008             Photography Faculty, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH


2020      13th Julia Margaret Cameron Award.  Finalist; Fine Art Category

2018      11th Julia Margaret Cameron Award.  Categories: Portrait & Fine Art

              Selected for 5th Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography,            

              Barcelon, Spain, October 4-21, 2018, and on-line digital gallery. 

2010      Recipient, Gjon Mili Photogrphy Prize, Pristina, Kosovo



2019      10th West Gallery, Terrain, Indianapolis, IN. Curators; Maria Beringer & Tony Quintana

2018      Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock IL (8/1 through 9/30)

2013      Chase Gallery, Dublin School, Dublin, NH

              Lyceum Gallery, Derryfield School, Manchester, NH

2012      University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA

2011      Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI

2010      The Rey Center, Waterville Valley, NH. Curator; Vicki Goldberg

2008      Saint Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH. Curator; Sheila Gallagher

2006      Gallery Imperato, Baltimore, MD.

2003      The Galletley Gallery, New Hampton School, NH

              Raue Center for the Arts, Crystal Lake, IL

2002      Fusion Gallery, Manchester, NH

1999      Edwards Art Gallery, The Holderness School, Plymouth, NH

              Belknap Mill Society Art Gallery, Laconia, NH



2020      Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL; Photography &_____, A Collaboration with Arno Rafael Minkkinen

              Perspective Gallery, Lens 2020, Evanston, IL  Curator; Catherine Edelman, CEO Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Jordan Faye Contemporary Atelier, Baltimore, MD; Curator; Jordan Faye Block. 

              A Yellow Rose Project; 100th Year Commemoration of the 19th Amendment; curator Frances Jakubek

2019      Perspective Gallery, Lens 2019, Evanston, IL Curator; Natasha Egan, Exec. Dir, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.  

              Eubie Blake Cultural Center, Baltimore, MD. Curator; Jordan Faye-Block.

              Gallery 317 Art Collective, Rockford, IL Curator; Laura Easton Frazier

2018      Perspective Gallery, Lens 2018, Evanston, IL, Curator; Paula Tognarelli, director,

                   Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA.

              Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, IL, Solstice Exhibiton

              Perspective gallery, #Metoo Video Installation, Curated by Jane Fulton Alt

              Loosen Art, Alteration, Source Code selected for exhibition in Rome and On-Line Gallery

2017      Latitude Gallery, Final Girl, Chicago, IL. Curator; Noritaka Minami

              Old Courthouse Gallery, Solstice Exhibition, Woodstock, IL

              MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA. Outdoor mammoth print installed on façade,

                   Gestural Engineering, The Kinetic Sculptures of Arthur Ganson

              Halo Hill Creative Lab, Premier Performance Piece Drone with Trumpet & Silent

                    Short Film, “Resurrection Barn.” Halo Hill Studios, Harvard, IL

              MIT Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction, Drone with Trumpet, live

                    performance; Rockwell Cage, Cambridge, MA

2016      Old Courthouse Art Center, Solstice Exhibition, Woodstock, IL

2014      Jordan Faye Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

2012      University Art Gallery, Spirit Level V, An American Road Trip, University of

                   Massachusetts, Curator; Arno Rafael Minkkinen

              Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, Curator; Paul Kopeikin

2011      Billboard Arts Project, San Bernadino, CA

              Interlochen Center for the Arts, The Long Journey Home, Interlochen, MI

              Whistler House Museum, Lowell, MA

              Ramapo College, Kinetic Mandala, Photographs of Arthur Ganson at Work,

                   Maywah, NJ

              St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH

              University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA

              Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA

              Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

2010      Liberty Hotel, Boston, MA

              National Gallery of Kosovo, Exhibition in conjunction with Gjon Mili Prize,

                   Pristina, Kosovo

              Brattleboro Dance Expo, Brattleboro, VT, Video for Angela Martinelli dance


              Fayerweather School, Cambridge, MA

2009      University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, Curator; Arno R. Minkkinen

              Melbane Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX

              Don Harrington Center, Amarillo, TX

              Barton College, Wilson, NC

2008      ICA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

              Gallery 119, Lowell, MA

              Karl Dreyrup Gallery, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

              MIT Musuem, Gestural Engineering Gallery, Arthur Ganson, Cambridge, MA

2007      Maryland Art Place, Objects of Adoration, Contemporary Art Center, Curator;

                   Rachel Bradley, Baltimore, MD

              Plymouth State University Art Gallery, Plymouth, NH

2006      Photographic Resource Center, POV | PRC, Nominated by Arno Rafael

                   Minkkinen, Boston, MA

              Silver Cultural Arts Center, Plymouth, NH

              Carega Gallery, Center Sandwhich, NH

              University of Hawaii, Video for Angela Martinelli dance piece

              Centro Civico, Varigotti, Liguria, Italy

              Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston, Boston, MA

              Boston City Hall, Government Center, Boston, MA

              Alumni Cultural & Interpretive Center, Haverhill, NH

2005      Photographic Resource Center, Expo and Auction, Boston, MA

              New England Institute of Art, Boston, MA

              Gallery Imperato, Baltimore, MD

              University Gallery, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

              Carega Gallery, Center Sandwich, NH

              Epi-Center, For Point Channel, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Boston, MA

2004      Karl Drerup Gallery, Plymouth State University Gallery, Plymouth, NH

              Silver Cultural Arts Center Gallery, Plymouth, NH

2003      Silver Cultural Arts Center Gallery, Plymouth, NH

2001      Silver Cultural Arts Center Gallery, Plymouth, NH

1999      Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA. Curator; Leslie K. Brown



2019      Co-Juror with Arthur Ganson, Erie Art Museum, 96th Annual Spring Art Show. 

2017      Juror, Real People, International Exhibition, Old Courthouse Arts Center,

                   Woodstock, IL

2014      Juror, Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Hopkinton, MA

2012      Panelist and Panel Concept Designer, Flash Forward Photo Festival, PRC, Boston

              Juror, New York Photo Festival, Photographic Resource Center in NY.

2011      Artist Panel: Kinetic Mandala, Adler Theatre, Ramapo College, NJ

              Workshop, Advanced Silver Gelatin Printing, Interlochen Arts Academy,

                    Interlochen, MI

              Collaboration Workshop, Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI

2008      Curator, Minotaur in the Mirror, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

              Panel Organizer and Moderator, Minotaur in the Mirror, Plymouth State

                   University, Plymouth, NH

2005      Photography Workshops at The New Hampton School, Ashland, NH

              Also in years 2002, 2003, 2004

              Coordinator for Arno Minkkinen graduate level course, Sixth Side of the Dice, Plymouth State

                   University, Plymouth, NH

              Juror, Alumni Cultural & Interpretive Center, Haverhill, NH



2020     Shadow and Light Magazine, The Magic Typewriter, Featured Artist, 10 pages.

2019     Shadows and Light, Photography Magazine. Feature Story. 

             The Woven Tale Press, Art Spotlight; August 21 Edition. 

             The Eye of Photography;France, Single Image Feature

             Voyage Chicago, January Feature Story 

2018      Light, A Journal of Photography & Poetry. Neglected, Issue 07, Summer 2018

              F-Stop Magazine, Altered Image, curated & edited by Christy Karpinski

              L'Oeil De La Photographie, Holiday Photos, 7/10, Edited by Jean-Jacques Naudet

2017      Light, A Journal of Photography & Poetry. Reflection[s], Winter, 2017

2015      Huffington Post, “How Has Playboy Affected America?” Author; Heidi Legg

                   The Editorial, feature story, Issue No. 66, Heidi Legg, Oct. 28, Chehalis

                   Hegner, American Photographer, Artist, Educator

               El Patio De La Luna, International art magazine, Edited by Miguel Morales Ruiz

2013      100 Boston Artists, Mark Feaney, author. Publisher, Shiffer Publishing

2012      Boston Globe, review; Author; Mark Feeney, July 31, 2012 Photographic

                   Resource Center POV exhibition.

              The White House, Author portrait of Vicki Goldberg. Publisher; Little Brown, and

                   Company, NY, NY

2011      Shots Magazine, Issue 112, Summer. Editor, Russell Joslin

              Simulation in Media Culture, Believing the Hype. Author, Robin DeRosa.

                   Publisher; Lexington Books, a division of Roman & Littlefield Publishers

2009      Shots Magazine, Issue 105, Male/Female, Autumn. Editor; Russell Joslin.

2007      Shots Magazine, Issue 97, Dress Up, Autumn. Editor; Russell Joslin

              Shots Magazine, Issue 96, Summer, Editor; Russell Joslin

              Art New England, Cover Image, Review of Photographic Resource Center

                   POV/PRC exhibition.

2006      Boston Globe, review, Arts Section, by Mark Feeney, November 17

              Popular Photography online, State of the Art, November issue

2005      Shots Magazine, Spring Issue. Editor; Russell Joslin

1999      The Citizen, Foster’s Sunday Edition. Author Ray Carbone, Concord, NH

                   April 11

1998      Images, Art Magazine. Concord, NH. Editor; Stephen Hodecker, October issue.




2017     Strategic Leadership, Leading the Self 2017, Kellogg School of Business,

                   Chicago, IL

             Filter Photo Festival, Chicago, IL

2013     SPE Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

             Performa-Matics, Workshop, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA

2011     Alliance of Artist Communities Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

             Creativity and Ingenuity Symposium, invited participant, Haystack

                  Mountain School, Deer Isle, Maine

             Fundamentals of Strategic Planning, Highgate Global, Liam Abramson,

                  Boston, MA

2010     EMMA International Collaboration, Saskatchewan, Canada, invited


2009     Starting a Non-Profit Seminar, NH Center for Non-Profits, Concord, NH

             O Brave New World Symposium, Invited participant, Haystack Mountain

                    School, Deer Isle, Maine



2020   Artist in Residence, Matrix-4 Plastics Injection Molding Factory



              American Society of Media Photographers

            Society of Photographic Educators



           Board Member, 2011-2015, Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, MA

            Founding Board Member, Hegner Family Foundation, Harvard, IL (current)

            McHenry County Arts Commission, appointed spring 2020




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