A Study in Portraiture | Heather Cantrell



Heather Cantrell
Born 1972, Louisville, KY / Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2001
BFA, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1995

Selected Solo Exhibitions
A Study in Portraiture: Act II, MOT International, London, England
A Study in Portraiture: Act I,
Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA

Corpus Battaglia, Matrushka, Los Angeles, CA

Century’s End, sixspace, Culver City, CA
Extended Family, Newman Popiashvilli, NY, NY

Reaching for Bermuda Triangle, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
LA: 2019 Cults, Collectives and Cocooning, 18th Street Art Center, curated by Ciara Ennis, Santa Monica, CA

Celebration, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Black Dragon, Los Angeles, CA

Flowing, Pulsing, Beating, Burning, curated by Roger Dickes, Glendale Community College Gallery
Painted Faces, Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA
Ego, Jail, Los Angeles, CA

Christmas in July, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
Mercer St., Suite 106 New York, NY

Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists, curated by Matthew Higgs, CC Wattis Institute/Independent Curators International, multiple venues
Magic, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Faith, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Snapshot, sixspace, Los Angeles, CA
Viewfinder, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Recess, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Angst, R.A.R.E. Gallery, New York, NY
City Mouse/Country Mouse, Space 101, Brooklyn, NY

Two Friends and so on, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Thesis Exhibition, The New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Bibliography
Natilee Harren, Artforum, “Heather Cantrell at Kinkead Contemporary”, November 2009
Christopher Miles, LA Weekly, “An exhibition of photography, both goofy and dry”, July 2009
Leah Ollman, LA Times, “Games of dress-up: To what purpose?”, November 2006
Amra Brooks, LA Weekly, “Must See Art – Heather Cantrell’s Century’s End at sixspace”, November 1, 2006
David Pagel Los Angeles Times, “A Lens and a Mirror”, September 2005
Frieze, “Likeness”, No. 85, September 2004
The Art Newspaper, “Lively Times in the Dead Zone”, May 2004
David Pagel, LA Times, “Women lost in their Multimedia Reveries”, November 2001
Roberta Smith, New York Times, “ the Worst of Gordon Pym continued…”, November 2001

2006, Century’s End, exhibition catalogue, October 2006, sixspace, Los Angeles, CA
Higgs, M 2004, Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists, exhibition catalogue, CCA Wattis and international venues (cover image: Singing Sirens by Heather Cantrell)


Written by caryncoleman

April 14, 2009 at 4:30 pm

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