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 Technische Universität Hamburg, Germany
1994 Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI
1993-96 Cornell University, College of Engineering, Ithaca, NY

Related Professional Experience

2018-present Program Manager
Center for Art Research (CFAR), Department of Art, School of Art + Design, College of Design, University of Oregon, Eugene
2018-present Co-Director
Office Hours Projects, Eugene, OR
2013-present Public Programming Director, Research Associate, Faculty Fellow/Instructor
School of Art + Design, College of Design, University of Oregon, Eugene
2002- 2012 Public Programs Director, Visual Studies Faculty Member
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA

Curatorial/Writing Projects

2019 Office Hours Projects, Nora Riggs
2018 Office Hours Projects, Bari Ziperstein
Office Hours Projects, Angeline Rivas
Office Hours Projects, Emilie Halpern
Office Hours Projects, Maria Lundström
Office Hours Projects, Heather Cook
Office Hours Projects, Susumu Kamijo
2006 “Merry Morning Buzz in the Kingdom of Awesome: The Work of Maya Hayuk” by Wendy Heldmann,
Juxtapoz #69, October 2006, pg. 79-85
2005 Analogue Press Print Portfolio, Vol. 1, Issue 1: “These are a few of my favorite things”
2004 Analogue Press Print Portfolio, Issue Zero

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Helen Chung + Wendy Heldmann, Arcana, Los Angeles, CA (two-person)
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
2008 Coulda Woulda Shoulda, Fallout Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
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
2000 Don’t Try That At Home, Octavia Haze Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

2018 Blue Roof Studios, curated by Bettina Hubby, 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
Pieces of Heaven, California Science Center, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
2010 Werk, UAB Visual Arts Gallery, Birmingham, AL
Salon No. 5, Marine, Santa Monica, CA
Heaven, Siren Lab, Los Angeles, 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
New American Paintings, dba256 Gallery, Pomona, CA
Forces of Nature, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Debris D’Atelier, curated by Alex Ross, Cruz Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
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
At the Brewery Project 1993- 2007 – The Finale (catalog), Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2006 Plainer: A Contemporary Take on Landscape, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2005 There goes the neighborhood, Sixspace Gallery, Culver City, CA
Multiples, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, 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
Sampler, Postartum, Long Beach, CA
2000 Gen Art Emerge 2000, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Mixed Media Metaphors, Mesh Gallery, Sebastapol, CA
1999 Post Postcard, Four Walls, San Francisco, CA


2019 What Follows by Joseph Massey, Wesleyan University Press, cover
2015 Brian Roettinger: Reproductions, The Thing Quarterly, pp. 206-7, 374
2014 Exploring Studio Materials by Mary Hafeli Oxford University Press, color inset image F-12
To Keep Time by Joseph Massey, Omnidawn Publishing, 2014, cover
2013 Fragile Kit, catalog with text by Bruna Mori, June 2013, 30 pp.
Darren Hanlon, website illustration
2012 Architectural Deinforcement: Constructing Disaster and Decay, exhibition catalog, 2012
Manor House Quarterly, Lovesong with Joseph Massey, November 2012, pp. 64-73
2011 You Are So Beautiful and I Am A Fool, exhibition catalog designed by Brian Roettinger, June 2011, 24 pp.
At the Point by Joseph Massey, Shearsman Books Ltd, May 2011, cover
2010 I Will Love You At All by Darren Hanlon, Yep Roc Records, LP album cover
2009 Areas of Fog by Joseph Massey, Shearsman Books Ltd, March 2009, cover
Of Course and Never, exhibition catalog with text by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer designed by Brian Roettinger, 32 pp.
2008 Yellow, curated by Lia Trinka-Browner for FOCA, Los Angeles, cover & inset pages
2007 The Glow of Everyday Objects by Amie Keddy, Finishing Line Press, March 2007, cover
New American Paintings, Issue No. 73, Juried by Alma Ruiz, Curator, MOCA, Los Angeles; pp. 76-79
At the Brewery Project 1993- 2007 – The Finale, Armory Center for the Arts exhibition catalog, 2007, p. 40
2006 Black Warrior Review, Issue 33.1, Fall/Winter 2006, featured artist- cover & pp. 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
2007 Kitamura, Katie, “The Atrocity Exhibition”, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 94, September 2007
2000 Diaz, Rodrigo; “Gen Art SF Presents ‘Emerge 2000’”, SFStation, August 2000


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