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June 2017

Heather Marx to curate, Altered States, at the Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California. Exhibition dates: January 13 - March 24, 2019

Altered States will feature artists who harness natural elements and the environment to create their artworks. A range of media across several generations of artists will be on view. Please stay tuned for more details over the next year.    
      

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   Lisa Bartleson, Sphere, mixed media on panel. 2016, courtesy Nancy Toomey Fine Art

April 2017

HMxAA Spring Newsletter is Out and About

Link HERE for the complete Newsletter. Enjoy! 

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Timothy Nolan, Horizontal Unknowns, 2015
11 x 8.5 inches, collage on paper

 

March 2017

New Year, New Perspectives

Please link HERE for the HMxAA New Year Newsletter. 

 

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January 2017

Heather Marx to moderate panel for the exhibition Spectral Hues: artists + color March 5, 2017 at Palo Alto Art Center

Heather Marx will moderate an artist panel for Palo Alto Art Center's exhibition Spectral Hues: artists + color on Sunday, March 5 at 2 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Participating artists in the panel are Leo Bersamina, Mitchell Johnson, Amy Ellingson, and Lisa Solomon. 

Guest curated by Sharon Bliss, Spectral Hues showcases a diverse selection of work by Bay Area artists who are exploring the optical and emotional influence of color, or lack of color, on the viewer, as well as the interaction of light and color. For more information about the show, please link HERE.  A complete press release can also be read HERE. 

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November 2016

Heather Marx curates social injustice exhibition Then & Now (Again) with her Gallery/Museum Management students at Diablo Valley College Art Gallery

Then & Now(Again) a group exhibition pairing historical and contemporary artists whose artwork advocates for social change opens Monday, November 7 at Diablo Valley College Art Gallery and runs through December 1, 2016. Artists featured are: Honore Daumier, William Hogarth, John Sloan, Eugene Delacroix, Enrique Chagoya, Travis Somerville, Michele Pred, Favianna Rodriquez, Sandow Birk, and Rodney Ewing. You can read the complete press release HERE.

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Mary Iverson, Crater Lake, 2016

October 2016

HMxAA helps tech company with their Art Collection

MediaMath just published a beautiful catalogue of their art collection. HMxAA is proud to have helped develop and expand their art program across the county. You can take a look at how this dynamic company focused on emerging and mid-career artists to build an engaging portfolio of contemporary art which continues to expand. You can link to the catalogue HERE

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Installation view from HMxAA Zuni Cafe Fall art program co-curated with Britta Campbell. Paintings by Suhas Bhujbal courtesy Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 

September 2016

Fall Newsletter

Our HMxaa Fall Newsletter is out and about. Please check out our latest exhibitions, HMxAA Shop updates, and art news around the Bay and beyond via our latest newsletter HERE

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HMxAA in the East Bay Times, September 9, 2016

September 2016

Heather Marx in the East Bay Times

A big thank you to writer Lou Fancher and the East Bay Times for spotlighting the show Heather Marx juried at the Village Gallery in Danville, CA. The exhibit runs through October 15 and includes over 30 artists including Tony Bellaver, Victoria Wagner, Scott Davis and John Warren Travis to name a few.  You can read the article HERE

 

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Installation view, I Look for Clues in Your Dreams, Berkeley Art Center, May 21 - July 17, 2016

August 2016

I Look for Clues in Your Dreams complete press coverage in a single PDF now available! 

HMxAA has compiled the excellent press coverage for this exhibition into one file. Please check it out here to learn more about the show, its themes, and artists. 

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August 2016

I Look for Clues in Your Dreams exhibition catalogue now available

The digital catalogue is now available for the celebrated exhibition, I Look for Clues in Your Dreams, at the Berkeley Art Center which closed on July 21, 2016. An essay by Heather Marx and over 15 color reproductions including installation views are reproduced in the catalogue. Purchase HERE.

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Alissa Polan, Lighting reflects his love of materials (San Pietro Pendant and Mariposa Grove), 1973/2015
25 x 25 inches framed, collage on postcard

 

August 2016

HMxAA Shop New Collection artist Alissa Polan in the news

Catch friend and HMxAA New Collection collage artist Alissa Polan's podcast with Angela Valente Romeo on the website Colliding Worlds as she discusses her latest work. Listen HERE. 

 

 

 

 

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July 2016

I Look for Clues in Your Dreams has been called "a compelling and remarkably cohesive exhibition," by Squarecylinder

Thank you to writer Lawrence Gipe for such an awesome article on the exhibition at Berkeley Art Center. Read the complete article HERE

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July 2016

Cover of the Berkeley Times

We are thrilled that I Look for Clues in Your Dreams made the cover and lead feature article in the July 7 issue of Berkeley Times. Read the complete article HERE and HERE.

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June 2016

San Francisco Chronicle writer Kimberly Chun writes piece about I Look for Clues in Your Dreams exhibition. 

HMxAA is thrilled to share more press for the exhibition currently on view at the Berkeley Art Center through July 17. Chun's piece, "I Look for Clues in Your Dreams' a tribute to California" can be read in full HERE. 

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Alissa Polan, Alaska Falls and Chez Lounge with Jaquar Pillow, 1990/2015
18 x 12 inches framed, collage on postcard

 

June 2016

Out and About with Heather Marx Art Advisory this Summer

Our Summer newsletter is now live and features our latest New Collections featuring the landscape driven artworks by Melissa Manfull and Alissa Polan. Please read it HERE. 

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May 2016

I Look for Clues in Your Dreams is "the best East Bay landscape show without actual landscapes" says the East Bay Express

Managing Editor Sarah Burke published an incredible review for the HMxAA curated exhibition I Look for Clues in Your Dreams now on view at the Berkeley Art Center through July 17. Read the full article HERE

 

 

 

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May 2016

Heather Marx curates I Look for Clues in Your Dreams at The Berkeley Art Center

Berkeley Art Center Agility Projects is pleased to present I Look for Clues in Your Dreams, a group exhibition curated by Heather Marx, featuring Bay Area artists: Leo Bersamina, Chris Duncan, Kristin Farr, Jenny Sharaf, Victoria Wagner and Amber Jean Young. Through site-specific installations, sculpture, painting and mixed-media assemblages, the artists examine the elemental spirit of the American West. I Look for Clues in Your Dreams will be on view at the Berkeley Art Center from May 21 through July 17, 2016 with an opening reception on May 21 from 6-8PM, which will feature a special acapella performance by Victoria Wagner and members of the CCA community. Please link HERE to read the email exhibition announcement. 

 

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May 2016

Heather Marx in San Francisco magazine State of the Arts May issue

San Francisco magazine State of The Arts issue is out and highlights the wealth of art and creativity in the Bay Area. Lauren Murrow's in-depth article, Turning Geeks into Collectors, is a treat to read and Heather Marx is thrilled to be a part of this ongoing and lively discussion. You can link to the complete article here. 

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April 2016

Heather Marx to speak at University of California, Santa Barbara AHGSA Alumni Panel April 30, 2016

Heather Marx will be speaking to Graduate students in the Department of the History of Art & Architecture as part of their annual Alumni panel series. Marx will discuss her career path in the non-profit and commercial art world post graduate school. Read the release here

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Mel Davis, If Day Has to Become Night...study, 2016
36 x 30 inches, oil and graphite on canvas

April 2016

New Collections with Berkeley-based painter Mel Davis is now live on the HMxAA Shop

Our Spring Newsletter is live and features our New Collection with Mel Davis, an exhibition round-up and recent art news. You can read it here. Enjoy!