Heather HUTCHISON US, b. 1964


"As far as 'creating art,' I give much credence to the art of life and living. For me creating is the alchemy that occurs with the transformation of materials."


- Heather Hutchinson

Heather Hutchison was born in 1964 in Corvallis, Oregon. Her father was an itinerant caricaturist and the family traveled through California, Oregon, and Arizona, finally settling in Bisbee Arizona, six miles north of the Mexican border. She had a studio first in Manhattan, then in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Since 2001, she has worked in Saugerties, New York where she lives with her husband artist Mark Thomas Kanter and son Dante.


In 1989, Hutchison had her first solo exhibition at Bess Cutler Gallery in SoHo, followed by solo exhibitions at Jamison Thomas Gallery in SoHo, Nohra Haime Gallery, Margaret Thatcher Projects in Chelsea, and Winston Wächter in Chelsea, NYC where her current work is on display. Her work is in the Brooklyn Museum, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and the Smithsonian Museum of American History. She has been included in exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, the Montclair Art Museum, the Smithsonian, and the Knoxville Museum of Art, as well as in the 44th Biennial Exhibition of American Painting at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.


- Barbara Rose