Brooklyn-born Karl Heine is a life-long explorer in traditional and digital imaging — urban, abandoned and industrial focused-photography. His award-winning work has been featured in galleries throughout the Northeast and included in POST ROAD, an American literary magazine published in partnership with the Boston College Department of English.
Anticipated Spring 2019 / No Permission, Post Road, Literary Magazine, Boston College | Boston, MA
Summer 2015 Negative Space, Post Road, Literary Magazine, Boston College | Boston, MA
Select Group Exhibits/Installations: 2019 Monochrome Juried Group Show, Howland Cultural Center, Beacon NY;
2018 Look in the Windows, Solo Show, South Norwalk, CT; 2018 UCONN 11th Annual Exhibition; 1st Place Landscapes; 2018 I LUV BPT Exhibition II, Beautiful Crime, Bridgeport, CT; 2014 It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT; 2014 One+One, Schelfhaudt Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT; 2014 Stilled Lives, Beacon Lofts Gallery, Beacon, NY; 2014 A Beautiful Crime, Read’s Artspace, Bridgeport, CT; 2011 Project Store Front, DesignerGrill Pop-up, New Haven, 2010 – 2012;
A Better World by Design Expo, Providence, RI; 2010 Bridgeport, Create Gallery, Entrance lighting design, Bridgeport, CT; 2010 A Better World by Design Gala, selected for the Recycling, Retrofitting, Repurposing and Upcycling Exhibit at the Steel Yard, Providence, RI; 1999 – 2010 TerraLuminiere — a studio specializing in lighting of translucent stone, found objects, scrap metal and plastics. Most of my pieces are now in private collections and a few select pieces in our home.
Heine taught previously Graphic Design Applications — SUNY New Paltz, Innovative Product Creation — Miami Ad School, NYC. Design Thinking and Studio — Anhui Polytechnic, WuHu China. Prior Teaching: “Starting a Small Business” to Packaging Designers at Fashion Institute of Technology, Business Practices and Ethics at SASD, University of Bridgeport. Heine is a practicing designer recognized by industry competitions and publications including: FPO, Communication Arts Magazine, Felt & Wire, Packaging Design Magazine, and the Dieline. In addition to teaching, Heine lectures frequently at design-focused institutions and industry associations, including: Pratt, SVA, RISD, FIT, UCONN, AIGA, CADC, Syracuse University, Portfolio Center and Carnegie Mellon.
Heine was appointed to the Board of Directors of the TDC (Type Directors Club) and assumed the role of Membership and co-chaired TDC62 Competition (2016) . A past founding Board Member of the AIGA Metro-North Chapter (now Brand Central), board member of the Connecticut Art Directors Club from 1995–2000 and 2005–2008; and remains an active member of AIGA/NY, TDC, ADC, One Club and Material ConneXion. Heine is the founder and Solutionist at creativeplacement, a talent recruitment firm dedicated to packaging, interactive, and print professionals + DesignerJournals — Sustainable + Handmade in the USA + He is the co-founder of PUSH workshops. For inquiries: 203-856-8661 / mobile / txt or firstname.lastname@example.org