Tags: Portrait, Vibrant, Drips, Neon, Splatter, Comical, Grandmother, Grandma, Sixties
Lee Heinemann (b. 1993, Kansas City) is an artist and organizer working to expand resources for artists. Lee served as manager of national Covid-19 emergency relief fund Artist Relief and is the current Initiatives Manager at United States Artists. In 2014, Lee founded Get Your Life!—a collaborative, youth-centered video production company that puts practicing artists to work producing projects written, designed, and directed by middle school students at Baltimore, MD community center 901 Arts. Lee worked as the Education Director of Baltimore nomadic museum The Contemporary, which produced Get Your Life! in 2016 and 2017. Get Your Life! was in residence in the Baltimore Museum of Art with an exhibition, publication, and a series of public programs from 2018-2019. Lee has spoken and moderated conversation at The Baltimore School for the Arts, The Creative Time Summit, and as host of the DisUniversity lecture series in collaboration with Dis and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Lee has created programming for a range of cultural organizations including Oolite Arts and Kunsthall Stavanger and produced public performance with The City of Miami Beach and The High Line NYC. Lee is a Presidential Scholar in the Arts and received a BFA in Interdisciplinary Sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art.