Faculty portfolios

  • Anniversary (B&D), 2012, 42” x 55” (approx. 44” x 57” framed), digital print on Somerset Velvet, edition of 3.
    Anniversary (B&D), 2012, 42” x 55” (approx. 44” x 57” framed), digital print on Somerset Velvet, edition of 3.
  • Texas, 2012, 42” x 58” (approx. 44” x 60” framed), digital print on premium luster, edition of 3.
    Texas, 2012, 42” x 58” (approx. 44” x 60” framed), digital print on premium luster, edition of 3.
  • On the Road, 2013, 42” x 42”, (approx. 44” x 44” framed), digital print on premium luster, edition of 3.
    On the Road, 2013, 42” x 42”, (approx. 44” x 44” framed), digital print on premium luster, edition of 3.
  • The Loved One for JLM, 2017, archival print on platine rag, 42” x 63,” edition of 3.
    The Loved One for JLM, 2017, archival print on platine rag, 42” x 63,” edition of 3.
  • Tux Ruffles for Coreos, 2016, archival print on platine rag, 42” x 63,” edition of 3.
    Tux Ruffles for Coreos, 2016, archival print on platine rag, 42” x 63,” edition of 3.
  • Silk Shirt for JLM, 2017, archival print on platine rag, 42” x 63,” edition of 3.
    Silk Shirt for JLM, 2017, archival print on platine rag, 42” x 63,” edition of 3.

Heather Bennett

Lecturer

Phone: 
314-935-6500
Campus Box 1031
Biography 

Heather Bennett earned a BA in political science and a BFA in printmaking at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and received an MFA in painting at Hunter College, New York. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions including: Stephan Stoyanov Gallery (New York), Eva Hober Gallery (Paris), Gallerie S.E. (Bergen, Norway), Graffit Gallery (Varna, Bulgaria), FIAC Contemporary Art Fair (Paris), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Forum for Contemporary Art (St. Louis), LOOP Contemporary Art Fair (Barcelona, Spain), Contemporary Arts Center (Syracuse, New York), and the Delaware Art Museum (Wilmington), among others.

She is the recipient of a Regional Arts Commission Artist Support Grant (2017); The Somerville Art Prize, New York (2002); William Graff Travel Abroad Scholarship, Hunter College, MFA (2000), and Marsha Hertzman Blasingame Award for Printmaking (1994). Bennett was chosen to attend the inaugural international artist residency at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles in the summer of 2017.

Several catalogs of Bennett’s work have been published, including Sidetrack: (Snapshots, Outtakes and Polaroids 2001-2008), a 240-page catalog covering eight years of work with essays by Jenni Sorkin and William Stover, and Four Stories, published in 2015 by Bruno David Gallery, with essays by Jen Logan Meyer and Heather Bennett. A forthcoming catalog on the recent work and exhibition, Photos of Gifts, is due out in September 2018. Bennett self-published a work in the form of text entitled Crush (2015), as well as a book documenting a project from 2001 called, The Hey Baby Book (From April to August in Chronological Order) (2016), which is carried by Printed Matter, Inc. in New York City. She has written catalog essays for artists Trine Lise Nedreaas and Lisa Roy Sachs, as well as reviews for various publications including Flash Art, 02 Magazine (Paris), and Gallery Bill (New York), among others.

Bennett’s work has been the subject of numerous reviews in varied publications, such as Artnet, Art Review Magazine, Art Press, ArtPapers, The New York Times, and Time Out New York. Her 2014 solo exhibition in New York City was reviewed by R.C. Baker of The Village Voice and her 2017 solo exhibition was reviewed by Eileen G’Sell in Hyperallergic.

Currently, Bennett is a full-time lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis, where she joined the faculty as the Louis D. Beaumont Visiting Artist Fellow in 2013. She is represented by Stephan Stoyanov Gallery in New York, Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis, and Gallerie S.E. in Bergan, Norway. She currently works in St. Louis and Brooklyn.