b. 1977, Canada

Heather Gwen Martin Biography

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

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Recent solo exhibitions include "Verse," Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; "Nerve Lines and Fever Dreams," L.A. Louver, Venice, CA; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; "Currents," L.A. Louver, Venice, CA; 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, Culver City, CA; and "Recreational Systems," Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Santa Monica, CA.

Recent group exhibitions include "The Lyrical Moment: Modern and Contemporary Abstraction by Helen Frankenthaler and Heather Gwen Martin" (curated by Christian Viveros-Fauné), University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL; "Flying Colors," Contemporary Art Matters, Columbus, OH; "By Way of Laughter and Trembling," Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA; "45 at 45: L.A. Louver Celebrates 45 Years with 45 Artists," L.A. Louver, Venice, CA; "Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century" (curated by Mark Scala), Frist Art Museum, Nashville, TN; "The Agency of Art," University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA; "Intersecting at the Edge," Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA; "Evolver," L.A. Louver, Venice, CA; "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.

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

Martin lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Text courtesy Miles McEnery Gallery.

Heather Gwen Martin Featured Artworks

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Roughrider by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Roughrider, 2022 Oil on linen blend
46 x 39 inches
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Passage by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Passage, 2021 Oil on linen blend
46 x 39 inches
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Headwinds by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Headwinds, 2022 Oil on linen blend
67 x 56 inches
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Swell by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Swell, 2021 Oil on linen blend
67 x 56 inches
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Reel by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Reel, 2022 Oil on linen blend
17 x 20 inches
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Flesh Glitch by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Flesh Glitch, 2021 Oil on linen blend
46 x 39 inches
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Catcher by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Catcher, 2022 Oil on linen blend
67 x 56 inches
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Heatwave by Heather Gwen Martin contemporary artwork painting
Heather Gwen Martin Heatwave, 2021 Oil on linen blend
46 x 39 inches
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