Wendy Heldmann


2001 MA with distinction in Visual Arts/Textiles, Goldsmiths, University of London, England
1999 BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1995 Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany
1994 Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI
1993-96 Cornell University, College of Engineering, Ithaca, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Fragile Kit, Marine Contemporary, Venice, CA (catalog)
2011 You Are So Beautiful And I Am A Fool, SCI-Arc Library Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
2009 Of Course And Never, Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
New Painting, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2007 The Middle Distance, Sixspace Gallery, Culver City, CA
2005 Not Not There, 4F Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Gone For Three Winters, Matrushka Construction, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

2018 Helen Chung + Wendy Heldmann, Arcana, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Architectural Deinforcement: Constructing Disaster and Decay, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA (catalog)
The Janet X Janet Shop, For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Temporary Art, See Line Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Durden & Ray Presents: Vertigo, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Werk, UAB Visual Arts Gallery, Birmingham, AL
Salon No. 5, Marine, Santa Monica, CA
Broad Strokes: Women in Art, Whittier Public Library, CA
2009 Sleights of Hand, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008 Death and Resurrection of the Post-Hysterical Female, curated by John Souza, West Los Angeles College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The RED and the BLUE, Weingart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tree Service, curated by Michael Gold and Jeanne Patterson, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
Enantiomorphic Chamber, curated by Kevin Regan and Christopher Howard, NURTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Forces of Nature, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 Time Writers from the Mirror Horizon, curated by Gabie Strong, David Patton Los Angeles, CA
The Atrocity Exhibition, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
SHOW, curated by Heather Cantrell, Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Another Fine Day, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
2006 Plainer: A Contemporary Take on Landscape, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2005 There goes the neighborhood, Sixspace Gallery, Culver City, CA
2004 Tar Pit Tales, 4F Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Rebel Rebel- Leefahsalung 14, New Chinatown Barbershop, Los Angeles, CA
Arboretum, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Reawakening, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Experimenta, curated by Shai Heredia, British Arts Council, Mumbai, India
2002 Unrest, curated by John Souza, South La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Landmark Photo Salon- Leefahsalung 9, New Chinatown Barbershop, Los Angeles, CA
Safe Haven: Picturing Domestic Space, SF Camera Works, San Francisco, CA
2008 Debris D’Atelier, curated by Alex Ross, Cruz Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


2014 To Keep Time by Joseph Massey, Omnidawn Publishing, 2014, cover
2013 Fragile Kit, catalog with text by Bruna Mori, June 2013, 30 pages
2012 Manor House Quarterly, Lovesong with Joseph Massey, November 2012, p 64-73
2011 You Are So Beautiful and I Am A Fool, catalog, June 2011, 24 pages
At the Point by Joseph Massey, Shearsman Books Ltd, May 2011, cover
2009 Areas of Fog by Joseph Massey, Shearsman Books Ltd, March 2009, cover
Of course and never, catalog with text by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, 32 pages
2008 Yellow, curated by Lia Trinka-Browner for FOCA, Los Angeles, cover + inset pages
2007 New American Paintings, Issue No. 73, Juried by Alma Ruiz, Curator, MOCA, Los Angeles; p. 76-79
2006 Black Warrior Review, Issue 33.1, Fall/Winter 2006, featured artist- cover + p. 66-74
McSweeney’s Quartlery Concern, Issue 20, July 2006, p. 100 & p. 172
Property Line by Joseph Massey, Fewer & Further Press, August 2006, cover
2005 Eureka Slough by Joseph Massey, Effing Press, April 2005, cover


2013 Ollman, Leah, Wendy Heldmann goes domestic, modest at Marine Contemporary, Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2013
2011 Lindsey M. Roberts, “Where You Would Have Stood”, Architect Magazine, June 2011
Horton, Guy, “The Indicator: In Praise of Clutter”, ArchDaily, May 2011
2008 Cheng, Dewitt, ”Forces of Nature at Limn Gallery”, ARTslant San Francisco, August 2008
Lee, Sasha, “Review: Tree Service”, Beautiful/Decay, August 2008
“Contingencies”, Santa Fe Recorder, May 2008
Neyenesch, Cassandra, “Enantiomorphic Chamber”, The Brooklyn Rail, April 2008
Saltz, Jerry, “Critic’s Pick: Enantiomorphic Chamber”, New York Magazine, March 2008
2007 Banai, Nuit; “Reviews: The Atrocity Exhibition”, Time Out New York/Issue 617: July 2007
Nunez-Fernandez, Lupe; ”Wendy Heldmann at David Patton Los Angeles and Thierry Goldberg, New York”, Saatchi Online Magazine, July 2007
Woolf, Rachel; “Born to be a Moody Think Piece”. New York Magazine, July 2007
“Breaking Point”, New York Sun, July 2007
2006 Frank, Peter; ‘Museum Pick’, LA Weekly, March 10, 2006
Grenier, Meredith; ‘Exhibiting Vision’, Daily Breeze, Feb. 5, 2006
2005 Nicholson, Peter; Artist Profile: Wendy Heldmann, Lemonade Magazine, Dec. 2005, p. 70
Gleason, Mat; Coagula Art Journal #74, May 2005, p. 30


2008 SCOPE Basel, Switzerland with Jail Gallery
NEXT, Chicago, IL with Jail Gallery
2007 Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL with Sixspace Gallery
Pulse, New York, NY with Sixspace Gallery
2006 Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL with Sixspace Gallery
Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Portland, OR with Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY
ArtLA Fair, Santa Monica, CA with Sixspace Gallery
2005 Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL with Sixspace Gallery