Heather Wilcoxon


Press

Artnet - THE HEATHER WILCOXON STORY, by Richard Polsky

 

Bio

EDUCATION

  • 1986

    BFA San Francisco Art Institute, Painting
  • 1988

    MFA San Francisco Art Institute, Painting

AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS/ RESIDENCIES

  • 2013

    Nominated for a Eureka Fellowship, San Francisco, Ca
  • 2012

    Nominated for SECA Award, SFMOMA
  • 2007

    Pollock/Krasner Foundation, Fellowship, New York, NY Buck Foundation/Marin Arts Council, Artist Working Grant, Painting
  • 2004

    Thomas P. Johnson Visiting Artist, Fellowship Rollins College, Orlando, Fl.
  • 2002

    Stonehouse Residencey Program, Fellowship, Miramonte, CA.
  • 1999

    Pollock/Krasner Foundation, Fellowship, New York, NY.
  • 1998

    Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA. Buck Foundation/ Marin Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant, Painting
  • 1995

    Trition Museum of Art, Purchase Award, Santa Clara, CA
  • 1993

    Art of California, Bronze Discovery Award for Painting
  • 1991

    Buck Foundation/Marin Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant, Painting

SELECTED SOLO and two person EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014

    Winter Work, Tony Fitzpatrick, and Heather Wilcoxon at Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2011

    The Dark and Humorous Mind of Heather Wilcoxon,
    American University Museum, Katzen Art Center, Washington DC
    Triton Art Museum, Santa Clara, Ca.
    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, two person with Ann Weber
  • 2010

    Being Heather Wilcoxon, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2009

    Surface and Beneath, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado
  • 2008

    Street Level, Soma Arts Center, UC Berkeley Extension Campus, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2007

    Off the Grid Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
    Back lot Inez Storer & Heather Wilcoxon, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, Ca.
    Kindred Spirits Inez Storer & Heather Wilcoxon, Bank of America, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2006

    Bing, Bang, Boom!! Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY.
    Off-Bite Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2005

    Greenwood-Chebithes Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA.
  • 2003

    Commentaries Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
    New Paintings Jack Meier Gallery, Houston TX.
  • 2001

    Paintings Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY.
  • 2000

    Introductions Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.
    Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
  • 1998

    Introductions Jack Meier Gallery, Houston TX.
    Paintings and Works on Paper, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA.
  • 1995

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists Gallery Mystical Fantasies Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Napa, CA.
  • 1991

    Udinatti Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2013

    SF Art Mrkt, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, Ca
    As The Mouth Sees, Alter Space, curator, Josh Hagler, San Francisco, Ca.
    California Contemporary, 15th st... Studio, Boulder, Colo.
  • 2012

    SF Art Mrkt, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
    Art Greenwich, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2011

    Richmond Center 75th Anniversary Exhibition,, Richmond Ca.
    Three’s Company, San Pablo Art Center, San Pablo, Ca.
    What in the World, Commerce Bank of California, Lafayette, Ca. curated by Mark Taylor
  • 2010

    Secret Drawings, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, Ca.
    San Francisco Art Fair, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
    San Diego Art Fair, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York
  • 2009

    Recall, Smith Anderson Editions, Palo Alto, CA.
    Jack Fischer Gallery, New Space, San Francisco, Ca.
    ZYSSYVA Artists, Mina Dresdon Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
    Gallery Artists, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY.
    The Huneke/Harcros Collection, Tracey Center for the Arts, Tracy, Ca.
  • 2008

    Aqua Art Fair, Miami, Jack Fisher Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
    Thomas Paul Fine Art , Los Angeles, Ca.
    Red Dot Art Fair, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
    Black and White. Smith Anderson Editions, Palo Alto, Ca.
    "Noise" Curated by Patrick Frank, Aton Gallery, Monterey, Ca. (catologue)
    "Show and Tell" The Art of Vision Zimmerman Childrens Museum, Los Angeles, Ca. (catologue)
    Alba Art Fair, Anna Bondonio Gallery, Alba, Italy
    "On Beauty" Cliff Lede Vineyards Gallery, Yountville, Ca
    SFMOMA Artists Gallery , San Francisco, Ca.
    SAM Gallery, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.
    Miami Art Fair, Jack Fisher Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2007

    The Mini Show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, Ca.
    Red Dot Art Fair, New York, Brenda Taylor Gallery NY, Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
    Bridge Art Fair London, Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco
    Bridge Art Fair, Red Dot, Brenda Taylor Gallery, Toomey, Tourell
    Anna Bondonio Gallery, Alba, Italy
  • 2006

    "Surface" Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
    "Hand Maid" College of Marin, Kentfield, CA.
    "Books" Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA.
    "1+1" Evri Kwong & Heather Wilcoxon Sacramento State University, Sacramento, Ca.
    Flow Art fair, Miami, Florida Toomey-Tourell Gallery
    "Sei Artisti Amereicani" Anna Bondonio Gallery, Alba, Italy
  • 2005

    "Abstractions" Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA.
    "Trillium Prints", SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
    "Latin Spirit" SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
    "What Did Puck Say?" Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY.
    Scope Art Fair, Miami, Florida, Toomey-Tourell, Heidi Cho Gallery
    "New Space" Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
    San Francisco International Art Fair, Trillium Prints
  • 2004

    "Hard Candy" San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
    Scope Art Fair, Toomey- Tourell, New York, Miami, Los Angeles
    "Big" Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2003

    "Legacy" San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.
    "Collections" Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA.
  • 2002

    "Who We Are" Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA.
    "Artists Books", Bank of America, Trillium Prints, San Francisco
  • 2001

    "Artists Pages" Djerassi Artist Resident Program Collection, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2000

    "Yellow the First Color" Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional
    Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA.
  • 1998

    Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY.
    "Grantee Exhibition", Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA.
  • 1997

    "California Rush" Sag Harbor, NY.
  • 1996

    Woodward Gallery, New York, NY.
  • 1995

    "Works on Paper", Vreg Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY.
    Trition Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA.
  • 1994

    "Beginning", Patricia Sweetow Gallery Napa, CA.
    "Sacred Images, Sacred Space" Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA.
  • 1991

    Marin Arts Council Grantee Exhibition, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, Ca.

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • 2013

    In the Make/ West Coast on line magazine/ out this fall or 2014
    Modart.com/ What the Mouth Sees/ Alter Space, San Francisco
  • 2011

    Washington Post, review Six female artists, one dizzying show
    by Kriston Capps, February 13, 2011
    Washington DC Examiner, Best Galleries, Feb 3rd.
    Culture Art Design, Days May Be Cloudy Or Sunny, by Jack Archer, Washington DC, January, 27th
    Santa Clara Weekly, review, Viewing Quality Art Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank, By Melissa McKenzie
    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, a look into the Mind of Heather Wilcoxon
  • 2010

    Art LTD Magazine , review, by Barbara Morris
    Art Business.com review by Alan Bamberger
    Southwest Art Magazine, Best in the West
    Elephant Journal.com Article
    ZYZZYVA, spring publication
  • 2009

    The Heather Wilcoxon Story by Richard Polsky, Magazine Feature, Artnet
  • 2008

    Monterey Weekly, Noice Show, Hot Picks
  • 2007

    My Art Space, Blog. Interview
    ZYZZYVA Winter publication
  • 2006

    November, Artweek, "Heather Wilcoxon at Toomey-Tourell"
    Christine Brenneman
    September SFist.com "SFist conquers 49 Geary"
    April, Sunset Magazine "Wonder and Whimsy" Abigail Peterson
  • 2004

    November, San Jose Mercury News, Jack Fisher, "A Teachers Legacy" review
  • 2003

    January, strecther.org "First Thursday" Meredith Tromble,
  • 2000

    February, San Francisco Chronicle "Bedford Gallery Goes for the Gold With the Illuminating Show "Yellow" Abby Cohn
    August, San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, "Two Painters", review
    March, Review Magazine, Visual Arts, New York,
  • 1997

    July, SAG Harbor Press Robert Long, NY, review
    July, Home and Life, Peninsula, Cover
  • 1998

    Catalog Essay, Teri Cohn
  • 1999

    January, New American Painting, Volume 19
    February, Artweek, Pollock-Krasner Grant Recipients, News
  • 1998

    March, Artweek Djerassi Foundation "Gifts of Time" News
  • 1994

    October, Artweek, "Starry Knights" Frank Celbuski, review
    January, Pacific Sun "A Chance to Judge for yourself what the Buck Bucks are Buying" Tyson Underwood
  • 1991

    September, Richmond Art Center Catalogue, COVER, March/April, Artists Dialogue
    Art CA. The Magazine of the Visual Arts in California
  • 1989

    Beyond Fragments, After the Earth Quick, Cataloque
    August, San Francisco Focus, San Francisco, CA.

COLLECTIONS

  • American University Museum, Katzen Art Center, Washington DC
  • De Saisset Musem. Santa Clara, Ca.
  • The Fine Arts Museums, Auchenbach Foundation of Graphic Arts,
  • Trition Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Rene Di Rosa Preserve , Napa, CA.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • College of Marin, painting/ 2D Fundamentals - present
  • UC Berkeley Extension, Monoprinting, 2003-present
  • San Francisco Art Institute, painting , monoprinting -2003
  • Kala Institute, monoprinting workshops 2003-06-09
  • Kennedy University Mentor Program 2009-10
  • California of the Arts, Mentor Program 2001
  • Center for the Book, San Francisco, Monoprinting workshops/ 2000-2003
  • Richmond Art Center, Drawing 1991-3
  • NIAD Art Center, Painting, 1991