Mary Heilmann  (American, 1940) 

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Mary Heilmann Biography
1940   Born in San Francisco, USA
1959 - 1962   Studied literature at University of California at Santa Barbara, B. A.
1963   Studied poetry and ceramics at San Francisco State University
1963 - 1967   Studied ceramics and sculpture at University of California at Berkeley, M. A.
2012   BACA Award, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, Netherlands
  Lives and works in New York City and Bridgehampton, USA
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Another Green World, Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany (solo)
2013   Mary Heilmann, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (solo)
2013   Good Vibrations, Neues Museum, Nürnberg, Germany (solo)
2012   Visions, Waves and Roads, Hauser & Wirth, London, GB (solo)
2012   Good Vibrations & BACA Projects, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2010   Mary Heilmann. Weather Report Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2010   Ambigu - Zeitgenössische Malerei zwischen Abstraktion und Narration, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
2009   Two-Lane Blacktop, 303 Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2008   To Be Someone, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, USA (solo)
2008   High Times, Hard Times. New York Painting 1967–1975, ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany
2008   WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
2007   To Be Someone, Orange County Museum, Newport Beach CA (solo)
2005   303 Gallery, 'Mary Heilmann’, New York NY (solo)
2005   Häusler Contemporary, 'Loveparade 1', Munich, Germany
2005   Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, 'POPulence', Houston TX, USA
2005   Art Gallery of Ontario, 'The Shape of Colour: Excursions in Colour Field Art, 1950-2005', Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2005   Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 'Extreme Abstraction', Buffalo NY, USA
2005   Greene Naftali Gallery, 'Post-Modern', New York NY, USA
2005   The Painted World, P. S. 1 MoMA, Long Island NY, USA
2004   Galerie m Bochum, Grenzüberschreitung, Bochum, Germany
2004   Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, 'Mary Heilmann, Jill Moser, Stanley Whitney', Amherst MA, USA
2004   The Parrish Art Museum, 'North Fork/South Fork: East End Art Now', Southampton NY
2004   Hauser & Wirth London, 'Mary Heilmann', London, UK (solo)
2003   Secession, 'Mary Heilmann. All Tomorrow’s Parties', Vienna, Austria (solo)
2003   Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, 'Mary Heilmann. The Architecture of Heaven', Dublin, Ireland (solo)
2003   Galerie Renos Xippas, 'ON', Athens, Greece
2003   Meyer Riegger Galerie, 'There’s no land but the land (up there is just a sea of possibilities‘, Karlsruhe, Germany
2002   Galerie Hauser & Wirth, 'Ten Years Galerie Hauser & Wirth', Zurich, Switzerland
2002   Häusler Contemporary, 'Farbe!,', Munich, Germany
2002   48 Wall Street, 'Art Downtown: New York Painting and Sculpture', New York NY, USA
2002   Jan Abrams Fine Arts, 'Objects of Desire', New York NY, USA
2002   Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, 'House of Fiction. Sammlung (3)', St. Gallen, Switzerland
2002   American Fine Arts, 'Mary Heilmann', New York NY, USA (solo)
2002   Kenny Schachter Gallery, 'Mary Heilmann Home', New York NY, USA (solo)
2001   Galerie Hauser & Wirth, 'Mary Heilmann', Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2001   Galerie Meyer Kainer, 'Mary Heilmann', Vienna, Austria (solo)
2001   Camden Arts Centre, 'Mary Heilmann', London, UK (solo)
2001   Greengrassi Gallery, 'Mary Heilmann - Joanne Greenbaum', London, UK
2001   D'Amelio Terras, 'Shadow Dancing: 1975-79', New York NY, USA
2001   Kunstverein St.Gallen Kunstmuseum, 'Künstlerräume/Sammlerräume', St.Gallen, Switzerland
2001   Pat Hearn Gallery, 'Part Two (1988-1994)', New York NY, USA
2001   Cheim & Read, 'Liquid Properties', New York NY, USA
2000   Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, 'The Artist as Curator: Helmut Federle, Georgia O'Keefe, Myron Stout, Marcia Hafif, Mary Heilmann, Haken Rehenberg, Robert Mangold, Blinky Palermo, Howard Hodgkin, Vienna, Austria
2000   Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, ‘Jessica Stockholder – Mary Heilmann (Gemälde aus der Sammlung Hauser und Wirth)‘, St. Gallen, Switzerland
2000   Aargauer Kunsthaus, 'Das Gedächtnis der Malerei', Aarau, Switzerland
2000   Oldenburger Kunstverein, ‘Mary Heilmann. Malerei‘, Oldenburg, Germany (solo)
2000   Galleria Marabini, 'Mary Heilmann', Bologna, Italy (solo)
2000   Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, 'Mary Heilmann – Jessica Stockholder'. St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
1999   Galerie Hauser & Wirth, ‘Mary Heilmann‘, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1999   Galleria Marabini, ‘Cosmogram‘, Bologna, Italy
1998   Cheim & Read, ‘Small Paintings‘, New York NY, USA
1998   Pat Hearn Gallery, New York NY, USA (solo)
1998   Johnson County Community‚ ‘Selected Works, 1978-1998‘, Overland Park KS (solo)