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Beth Heit grew up on Long Island, NY. She attended the State University College at Buffalo and Hofstra University where she received a BA in Humanities with a concentration in Fine Arts.
Heit studied architectural ceramics with Nancy Selvage at Harvard University. Upon her return to the New York area, Ms. Heit attended Teachers College, Columbia University and graduated with an MA in Art and Art Education. She taught Studio Art at the SKA High School for five years.
Beth Heit has studied with and been influenced by many well-known ceramic artists and potters including Cynthia Bringle, John Glick, Judy Motzkin, Ellen Shankin and Makoto Yabe.
Heit has shown her work in exhibitions and galleries across the United States. She had a solo show in Hewlett, NY and Newton, MA. Her pieces have been featured in exhibitions at the Islip Museum, the Heckscher Museum on Long Island, BWAC in Brooklyn and the New Century Artist Gallery, NY, NY.
In 2014, Beth Heit received Honorable Mention awards at Landscapes: Metropolis to Arcadia and at the Artist Craftsmen of New York exhibition. She was also was awarded a Judges Choice award at Time for Tea.
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