Curriculum Vitae

Born 1964      Philomath, OR.  Lives and works in Upstate New York, USA.


2012                POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION, Grant

2011                GOTTLIEB FOUNDATION, Individual Support Grant

2009                NEW YORK FOUNDATION for the ARTS, S.O.S. Grant


Solo Exhibitions

2018                Alfstad& Contemporary, "Heather Hutchison; Forever Changes" Sarasota, FL

2017                Louis Stern Fine Art, "Heather Hutchison; GLOWING" Los Angeles, CA

2016                Winston Wachter Fine Art, "Heather Hutchison; What I Learned From the Sky" New York, NY

2015                Lesley Heller Workspace, "InThis Light; Stuart Arends, Heather Hutchison, Maria Walker" New York, NY

2014                Cross Contemporary Art,  "Heather Hutchison; Here Now," Saugerties, NY
                           WFG Gallery, "50/50; Heather Hutchison / Mark Thomas Kanter" Woodstock, NY

2013                Imogen Holloway Gallery, “Occupied Space”, Saugerties, NY (Installation)

2012                Imogen Holloway Gallery, "Hot Flash", Saugerties, NY (Installation)

2011                WFG Gallery, "Heather Hutchison, Studies in Light, 1991-2011" Woodstock, NY

2010                Conrad Wilde Gallery , "Radiance: Light, Space, Perception; Heather Hutchison, Carrie Seid, Lori Mar" Tucson, AZ

2009               Samuel Dorsky Museum, "Dissolution", New Paltz, NY (Installation)
                          SUNY, Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, "Heather Hutchison & Mark Thomas Kanter; Fighting, Dancing & Standing Still"

2008               Spheris Gallery, "Heather Hutchison / Gary Haven Smith", Hanover, NH

2007               Kleinert James Arts Center, "Black and Light", Woodstock, NY (Installation)

2006               Margaret Thatcher Projects, "Heather Hutchison; Night as Clear as Day"  New York, NY

2003               Margaret Thatcher Projects, "Heather Hutchison; Sheer Painting", New York, NY

1997               Knoedler Gallery, "Invitational; Deborah Ascheim, John Evans, Heather Hutchison,  Mary Judge", New York, NY
                         Galerie Extra Moenia, “Heather Hutchison, Paul Manes, Roberto Pietrosanti,”  Todi, Italy
                         Nohra Haime Gallery, "Heather Hutchison; Daily Thoughts for Daily Needs" New York, NY

1994               Nohra Haime Gallery, "Heather Hutchison; Translucid Passages", New York, NY

1993               Patricia Shea Gallery, "Heather Hutchison; Bold as Love", Los Angeles, CA
                          Nohra Haime Gallery, “Heather Hutchison/ Susana-Jaime Mena”, New York, NY
                          Tavelli Gallery, “Larry Bell/ Heather Hutchison,” Aspen, CO

1992               Shea & Bornstein Gallery, "Heather Hutchison, Cross-Currents", LA, CA

1991               Jamison Thomas Gallery, "Heather Hutchison; Five Easy Pieces", New York, NY
                         Tom Tavelli Gallery, “Three Women,” Aspen,CO
1990               Jamison Thomas Gallery, "Heather Hutchison;The Density Series" New York, NY

1989                Bess Cutler Gallery, "Heather Hutchison", New York, NY 


Select Group Exhibits

2016                The Painter's Gallery, "Luminance", Fleischmanns, NY
                           Brick Gallery, "Cowgirls", Catskill, NY

2015                Jeffrey Thomas Fine Art, "Sum of the Parts", Portland, OR
                          CHHS Projects, "Excavate", Widow Jane Mine, Stone Ridge, NY, Curator Laura Johansen
                          Sideshow Gallery, "Sideshow Nation; Thru the Rabbithole", Brooklyn, NY

2014                An Exhibition in Print "Encaustic Works: nuance", Curated by Michelle Stuart
                          Aaron Payne Fine Art, "Summer Selections 2014", Santa Fe, NM
                          Cross Contemporary Art, "Collections", Saugerties, NY, Curator Jen Dragon
                           Imogene Holloway Gallery, "From the Vault", Saugerties, NY
                          Sideshow Gallery, "Sideshow Nation; The Alamo", Williamsburg, NY

2013                Nohra Haime Gallery, "Actions or Interventions", New York, NY
                          art space 64@ Memorial Sloan-Kettering, “Natural Elements”, Curator Holly Shen Chaves
                          Sideshow Gallery, “Sideshow Nation”, Williamsburg, NY. Curator Rich Timperio
                          WFG Gallery, “These Animals are Driving me to Abstraction”, Woodstock, NY

2012               Imogene Holloway Gallery,“Zoom In”, Saugerties, NY. Curator Diane Dwyer
                          Kleinert-James Art Center, “The Sky is Falling”, Woodstock, NY. Curator Alan Baer

2011               McKenzie Gallery, "Plane Speaking", New York, NY. Curator Valerie McKenzie
                          College of the Canyons Gallery, "Obsessive/ Reductive", Santa Clarita, CA
                          Sideshow Gallery, "It's All Good (Apocolypse Now)", Brooklyn, NY. Curator Rich Timperio
                          Brik Gallery, "18+1". Catskill, NY
                          KTD Monastery, "Living Here", Woodstock, NY. Curator Cate Woodruff

2010               Nohra Haime Gallery, "Metamorphosis", New York, NY
                          Sideshow, "It's a Wonderful 10th", Brooklyn, NY. Curator Richard Timperio

2009               Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY, "ECOTONES AND TRANSITION ZONES", New Paltz, NY. Curator Brian Wallace
                          Nohra Haime Gallery, "Intangible Mood", New York, NY
                          Nohra Haime Gallery, "Layered/ Boxed", New York, NY
                          Sideshow, "It's a Wonderful Life", Brooklyn, NY. Curator Richard Timperio

2008               33 Bond Gallery,  "The Idea of Nature", New York, NY. Curator Bill Weiss
                          Pentimente Gallery, " Summer Journeys, Summer Dreams," Philadelphia, PA. 
                          The Hogar Collection, "Obsessive/ Reductive," Brooklyn, NY. Curator Peter Barrett
                          Kleinert James Art Center, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, "Blue",  Woodstock, NY. Curator Portia Munson
                          The Fisher Studio at Bard College," Regarding Global Warming and Climate Change," Anandale-on-Hudson, NY.
                          Margaret Thatcher Projects, “Re-Mix,” New York, NY
                          Sideshow, "Peace,"  Brooklyn, NY. Curator Richard Timperio

2007                Marcia Wood Gallery, "Luxe, Calme, et Volupté," Atlanta, GA. Curator Joanne Mattera
                          Sideshow, "War is Over Again," Brooklyn, NY

2006               Winston Wachter Fine Art, "Please Do Not Touch," New York, NY. 
                          Brik Gallery, "Cowgirls of The Hudson Valley," Catskill, NY
                          Winston Wachter Fine Art, “Lights,”  Seattle, WA
                          Kleinert-James Art Center,  “7+14,”  Woodstock, NY

2005                Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY  New Paltz,, NY.Curator Laura Moriarty
                          Gavin Brown Enterprises, Passerby, “Hope”, New York, NY
                          The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, “This is not an archive. This must be the place,” Annandale-on Hudson, NY. 

2002               Margaret Thatcher Projects, “Breathing Room,” New York, NY
                          Kenise Barnes Fine Art, “Ordinate/Coordinate,” Larchmont, NY

2000                Knoxville Museum of Art, “Waxing Poetic: Encaustic Art in America,” Knoxville, TN. Curator Gail Stavitsky        
                          Kenise Barnes Fine Art, “Melting Pot,” Larchmont, NY

1999              Otis College, “Transparent Facade“ Los Angeles, CA. Curator Fran Siegel
                         The Montclair Art Museum, “Waxing Poetic: Encaustic Art in America,” Montclair, NJ. Curator Gail Stavitsky
                        University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center, “Gridlock, Concerning the Grid in Contemporary Art,” Kingston, RI. 

1998             Marymount Manhattan College Gallery, “Get Close, “ New York, NY
                        Dumbo Arts Center, “Section 33,” Brooklyn, NY. Curator Joy Glidden
                        Sideshow Gallery Inc., “Regatta 98 (Miraculously Sublime)”, Brooklyn, NY
                        The Work Space, “Transparent Facade,” New York, NY. Curator Fran Siegel

1997              Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Pallazzo Penna, “New York Next Generation,”Perugia,Italy. Curator Barbara Rose
                        Condeso-Lawler Gallery, “Peeling a Grape,” New York, NY. Curator Margaret Thatcher

1995              The Brooklyn Museum, “Permanent Collection Exhibition,” Brooklyn,NY
                        The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting,  “Painting Outside Painting,”                 
                        Washington, DC. Curator Teri Sultan
                        Elga Wimmer Gallery, “Minimal: Optimal,” Part 1 New York, NY
                        Greystone Gallery, “Exemplary Images,” San Francisco, CA
                        Nohra Haime Gallery, “Wax,” New York, NY
                       The Workspace, “Down The Garden Path,” New York, NY. Curator Lesley Heller

1994             Patrice Landau Gallery, "Burning!", New York, NY
                       Art Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY

1993             Elga Wimmer Gallery, “As Above, So Below,” New York, NY
                       Nohra Haime Gallery, “Intuitive Perceptions,” New York, NY
                       Art Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY    
                       The Art Show, ADAA, , Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
                       FIAC, Paris, France. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY

1992             Elga Wimmer Gallery,“Transparency and Shape,” NY, NY. Curator Christopher French
                       Sunrise Museum, “New York Selections,” Charlestown, West Virginia
                       Chicago International Art Expo 1992, Jamison Thomas Gallery, New York, NY
                       Jamison Thomas Gallery, “Cross-Currents,” Portland, OR

1991            Atlanta Arts Festival, “Current Minimalist,” Atlanta, GA
                      HOME for Contemporary Theatre, “Home for June,” New York, NY. Curator Eric Oppenheim
                      Jamison Thomas Gallery, “Compulsion,” New York, NY. Curator Jeffrey Thomas
                      L.A. Art Fair, Jamison Thomas Gallery, New York, NY
                      Jamison Thomas Gallery, “Intimate Relations,” New York, NY
                      Chicago International Art Fair, Jamison Thomas Gallery, New York, NY

1990           Nohra Haime Gallery, “Homage to the Square,” New York, NY
                      Jamison Thomas Gallery "New Work by Gallery Artists", New York, NY
                     L.A. Art Fair, Jamison Thomas Gallery, New York, NY

1989           Jamison Thomas Gallery, “Art of the Contemporary Triptych,” New York, NY
                     Bess Cutler Gallery, "December Group Show," New York, NY
                     H.B.O.  Inc. Headquarters, "Forms and Variations," New York, NY

Select Biography

  • PIETRO BELLASI. "New Abstraction and Abstract Society," TEMA CELESTE, Jan.-March,1992, illustrated.
  • MEREDITH BERGMANN. "Reviews: Heather Hutchison," THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF ART, May 1994.
  • SARA CORONA. “I Magnifici 9 New York. L’arte diventa più indipendente”, Art Tribune,  http://www.artribune.com/2013/07/i-magnifici-9-new-york-larte-diventa-piu-indipendente/, July 12, 2013
  • MAIA DAMIANOVIC.  "Painting Outside Painting", THE CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Dec. 1995.
  • Exhibition catalog illustrated.
  • BRIAN EDMONDS. “Exhibition-Robert Otto Epstein, Joy Taylor, and Heather Hutchison @Imogen Holloway Gallery” Curating Contemporary, July 6, 2013.
  • AMY ESHOO.  560 BROADWAY, A NEW YORK DRAWING COLLECTION at WORK, 1991-2006, (2008) Yale University Press.
  • PETER FRANK. "Transparent Facade," LA WEEKLY, October, 1999.
  • CHRISTOPHER FRENCH. "Transparency & Shape," ELGA WIMMER GALLERY, 1992.
  • exhibition catalog.
  • JOHNATHON GOODMAN. "Painting Outside Painting (Exhibition review)"  ART NEWS. April 1996.
  • DIEDRE STEIN-GREBEN. "Exhibition Review," ART NEWS, December 1997.
  • ELANOR HEARTNEY. "Exhibition review," ART NEWS, December 1990 illustrated.
  • KEN JOHNSON. "Art in Review," THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1998.
  • KEN JOHNSON. "Weekend, Art in Review," THE NEW YORK TIMES March 14, 2003.
  • CHRIS JOY & ZACHARY KEETING. “Heather Hutchison: Studio Visit”, Gorky’s Granddaughter, http://www.gorkysgranddaughter.com/2012/04/heather-hutchison-feb-2012.html   February, 2012. 
  • CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT. "Light & Space Pieces-Coming From New York?," LOS ANGELES TIMES,  Sept. 16, 1999.
  • CLAIRE LAMBE. "Hutchison & Kanter: 100%", Roll Magazine online, 
  • http://www.rollmagazine.com/hutchison-kanter-100/ September, 2014.
  • JO ANN LEWIS. "Painting Outside the Lines,"  THE WASHINGTON POST,1995. illus.
  • JOANNE MATTERA. The Art of Encaustic Painting (2001) pp 6,10,11,76,78,79,104,107,120. illustrated. Watson-Gupthill.
  • JOANNE MATTERA “Its a Plane,” http://joannemattera.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2011-01-19T01%3A00%3A00-05%3A00. January 13, 2011
  • CINDY MOORE. "Capturing the Beast in the Beauty,"  NY ARTS, 2006, illustrated.
  • ROBERT MORGAN. "Three New York Reviews," LUSTY MOVER, Fall 1992.
  • VALERY OISTEANU. "Invitational '97," NY ARTS MAGAZINE,1997 illustrated.
  • SAUL OSTROW. "History Is Now," THE NEW ART EXAMINER, March 1996.
  • GEORGE QUASHA. "boxed light bodies,"  Margaret Thatcher Projects, January 2006, exhibition essay.
  • LISSA RANKIN. Encaustic Art (2010) pp 66,67. illustrated.  Random House.
  • BARBARA ROSE. "New York, New Generation" PALLAZO PENNA, Perugia, Italy. exhibition catalog. 1997. illustrated.
  • SUE SCOTT. "Daily Thoughts for Daily Needs," NOHRA HAIME GALLERY, 1995.  exhibition catalogue. illustrated.
  • JOANNA SHAW-EAGLE. "Painting Beyond Traditional Limits," THE WASHINGTON TIMES,1995.
  • PETER SLATIN. "Intuitive Perception " ARTNEWS, May 1993, pp. 141. illustrated.
  • PAUL SMART.“Encaustic Comments,” The Woodstock Times, November 13, 2003 p.10
  • PAUL SMART."Through a Plexiglas, Brightly", The Woodstock Times, February 16, 2006 , p.8. illustrated.
  • PAUL SMART. "The Sky is Falling", The Woodstock Times, October 18, 2012 , p.26.
  • VIOLET SNOW. "Looking Up", The Woodstock Times,  June 30, 2016, pp 22-23. illustrated
  • GAIL STAVITSKY. "Waxing Poetic (Encaustic Art in America,)" MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM, pp.47-48. exhibition catalog. illustrated.
  • DEIDRE STEIN. "Heather Hutchison Gravity and Light," ARTNEWS, April 1994, pp.101-102. illustrated.
  • MICHELLE STUART. "Encaustic Works: nuance", pp.3,5,7,116-120 illustrated. R&F Paints. (January 1, 2014) 
  • TERRIE SULTAN. "The Rapture of Materiality," THE CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART BIENNIAL EXHIBITION OF AMERICAN PAINTING, December 1995, pp.18-23. exhibition catalog. illustrated.
  • REGAN UPSHAW. "New York Review," ART IN AMERICA, July 1994, p. 98. illustrated.
  • LILY WEI. "Transparent Facade: From New York to Los Angeles,"  OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, 1999, exhibition catalog.  illustrated.
  • JEFF WRIGHT. “Inviting Directions, Four Points at Knoedler & Co.,” Cover, 1997, Volume 11, #5, pp. 14–15. 
  • WILLIAM ZIMMER. "Wax as Medium and Message," THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1999.


Public Collections

  • The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
  • Harvard Business School, Schwartz Art Collection, Boston, MA
  • Art in Embassies, Beijing, China
  • Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, A   
  • Avampato Discovery Museum, Charlestown, West Virginia
  • SAP America, Wayne, PA
  • Readers Digest, Pleasantville, NY
  • Brooklyn Union Gas, Brooklyn, NY
  • Bliss Art, Chicago, IL
  • IDS Financial Services, Minneapollis, MN
  • Cooper Fund, Chicago, ILL
  • Cantor-Fitzgerald, New York, NY