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» Past Exhibitions & Contests Featuring Kelly & Guests

Carroll County Barn Quilt Exhibit - 01/2015 - 04/2015

Sandy and Susan of the Carroll County Arts Council to installed 18 beautifully printed and framed images of the Carroll County Barn Quilts, photos by Kelly Heck, in the Lowe House Office Building in Annapolis, Maryland. The showing was to help our delegation understand that projects like this are a result of supporting tourism and the arts with a goal that they’ll continue to support CCAC. Printing + Framing by Gizmos Art. Project funded by Carroll County Tourism.


Holiday of Trees - 12/2014

Kelly donated a framed photograph to the Taneytown History Museum for the 2014 Holiday of Trees RAFFLE PRIZES!


Con Artists Group Exhibit - 02/23/2014 - 03/23/2014

Exhibit at Carroll Community College in the Great Hall and Langdon Galleries, featuring work by the Photography Faculty. Read about it in the Carroll County Times! The exhibit features four photographs by Kelly Heck, featuring Alaska and Honeybees.


Exhibit at Brunswick Public Library - 02/01/2014 - 04/01/2014

Featuring a variety of works, including "Beautiful Silence" and a number of pieces from Alaska and of Honeybees!


Exhibit at Gunner's Grille at Taneytown - 11/12/2013 - 02/28/2014

Exhibit featured multiple works by Kelly Heck, including "Beautiful Silence" and a selection of photographs from Alaska.


Exhibit at Thurmont Public Library - 08/07/2013 - 10/25/2013

Exhibit featured a variety of Kelly's personal work from Alaska and other nature work.


Images of the Civil War Exhibit - 06/13/2013 - 08/06/2013

The Carroll County Arts Council featured two of Kelly's photographs taken at a 2013 reenactment.


10x10 Exhibit + Celebration - 05/18/2013 - 06/12/2013

The Carroll County Arts Council celebrated their 10th Anniversary by hosting a 10x10 Show. Kelly is showed an acrylic painting.


The Delaplaine’s Community Supported Art Project - September 2012

Kelly Heck was one of 9 artists selected to produce 25 works of art for 25 investors and supporters of the arts. Kelly's pieces showcased 5 different photographs from Alaska! This CSA annual program is arranged by The Delaplaine of Frederick, Maryland.


Exhibit at Urbana Public Library - 09/09/2012 12/29/2012

Exhibit featured Kelly's series, "Beautiful Silence".


Exhibit at Gunner's Grille, April 1st - 09/08/2012 - Fall 2012

Kelly Heck was featured in an exhibit, "Beautiful Silence", at Gunner's Grille in Taneytown, Maryland.


Exhibit at New Windsor State Bank - 01/30/2012 - 04/30/2012

A selection of Kelly Heck's photography was featured at New Windsor State Bank in Taneytown, Maryland.


Solo Show at The Delaplaine - 01/28/2012 - 03/25/2012

Kelly Heck was featured in a solo show, "Beautiful Silence", at The Delaplaine in Frederick, Maryland.


3rd Featured Artist Jessica Flax. Jessica's exhibit was on display at July 15th - September 10th, 2011. Click here to view her exhibition, "Of What Remains". Other upcoming featured artists include Michael Smith, Will Abbott, Ashley Craig and Kelsey Wailes! See her work and learn more about Jessica Flax at


2nd Featured Artist Doug Land. Doug's exhibit, "Drawing with Scissors", was on display at from May 6th - June 30th, 2011. See his work and learn more about Doug Land. at


Guest Artist Exhibition at Off Track Art, Westminster, Maryland - 05/04/2011 - 06/25/2011

Kelly Heck was the guest artist at Off Track Art, an artist Cooperative in downtown historic Westminster, MD. Kelly featured a selection of photography from her series "Beautiful Silence". Visit Kevin Dayhoff Art Online to read an article about the event!


1st Featured Artist Suzannah Hoover. Suzannah's exhibit, "SIDA: A Story of a Country Conquering an Epidemic", was on display at February 1st - March 29th, 2011. See her work and learn more about Suzannah at


Juried Exhibition, Art Kitchen & City Without Walls, Newark NJ - 12/0/20115 - 2/01/2011

2-month “I Like Birds” group-exhibition included three pieces from "Bird Series: It's Not Because I’m Beautiful".


Carroll Camera Club Exhibition, Town Mall, Westminster MD - 1/20 - 1/23/2011

3-day group-exhibition included four pieces.


Member’s Exhibition, The Delapaine, Frederick MD - 11/2010

1-month group-exhibition included Natural Gradation from "Beautiful Silence" series.


Carroll Camera Club Exhibition, Carroll County Arts Council, Westminster MD - 10/2010

1-month “As I See It” group-exhibition included Natural Gradation from "Beautiful Silence" series.


Juried Photography Exhibition, The Delapaine, Frederick MD - 10/2010

1-month juried-exhibition included Dust at Dusk from "Beautiful Silence" series.


Member’s Exhibition, Carroll County Arts Council, Westminster MD - 2009

1-month group-exhibition included Midnight on the Pier.


Fresh Faces Exhibition, Carroll County Arts Council, Westminster MD - 2009

1-month group-exhibition of (6) select pieces of "Phobia Series". Selachophobia was selected for advertising publication in Carroll Magazine and other CCAC promotional materials.


"It’s Not Because I’m Beautiful" Exhibition, TruSpace (Desoto Row), Savannah GA - 2008

1-month solo-exhibition of "Bird Series: It's Not Because I'm Beautiful".


Silverworks Publication & Exhibitions, Savannah GA - 2008

Photograph, Red Bellied Woodpecker from "Bird Series: It's Not Because I'm Beautiful", on front-cover of the Savannah College of Art & Design Photography Department annual publication of student work, Silverworks. Separate works were exhibited in the 2007 and 2008 Silverworks exhibitions.


PDNedu Magazine Competition & Publication - 2008

Photography series, "Bird Series: It's Not Because I'm Beautiful", won second in student competition and publication in the Spring 2008 issue. Three images of the series were featured in the magazine. Learn more about the annual competition at


College Photographer of the Year Competition (CPOY) - 2007

Photograph Red Bellied Woodpecker, won Bronze in the Illustration category and was exhibited online through the year. Learn more about the annual CPOY competition at