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Heather Gwen Martin Studio, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

HEATHER GWEN MARTIN (b. in Saskatoon, Canada in 1977) studied at the University of California in San Diego, and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois.

Recent solo exhibitions include Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY (upcoming); “Currents,” L.A. Louver, Venice, CA; “Heather Gwen Martin,” L. A. Louver, Venice, CA; “Landing,” Murals of La Jolla, La Jolla, CA; “Rogue Wave Projects: Heather Gwen Martin,” L. A. Louver, Venice, CA; “Pattern Math,” Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; “Recreational Systems,” Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Santa Monica, CA; “ Transpositional,” Luis De Jesus Seminal Projects, San Diego, CA; “Paintings,” Lombardo Studios Gallery, Culver City, CA among others.

Recent group exhibitions include “Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century,” curated by Mark Scala, Frist Art Museum, Nashville, TN (traveled to the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA); “The Agency of Art,” University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA; “Intersecting at the Edge, Karl Benjamin, Heather Gwen Martin, Eric Zammitt,” Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA; “Evolver,” L. A. Louver, Venice, C A; “Shaping Color,” L. A. Louver, Venice, CA; “On the Road: American Abstraction,” David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI; “California Connections: Selections From the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego,” curated by Anthony Graham, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA; “How Many Miles to Babylon: Recent Paintings from Los Angeles and New York,” C24 Gallery, New York, NY; “ Atmospheric Abstraction,” Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA; “ Touch,” El Segundo Museum of Art, El Segundo, CA; “Younger Than George,” George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “View from the Edge of the Soul,” Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA; and “NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today,” Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH, among others.

Her work is included in the permanent collections of Equinor Art Collection, Houston, TX; Hallmark Art Collection, Kansas City, MO; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA; Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH.

Heather Gwen Martin lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.