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Upcoming · Exhibition Series

Tree no. 1

Thomas Jackson

Friday June 22nd, 7-10pm

Heron Arts is pleased to announce "Tree no. 1," a new installation by Thomas Jackson. Expanding on ideas he has explored in his "Emergent Behavior" photographic series, Jackson's piece will juxtapose organic and manufactured materials to promote fresh perspectives on the complex balance between natural and manmade systems. The piece will feature a 15-foot "Sango-Kaku” (Coral Bark Japanese Maple) surrounded by floating LED grow lights and plastic take out containers. While Jackson frequently works with organic materials in outdoor settings, this will be the first time he has incorporated living flora into an indoor sculpture. The work presses the viewer not only to contemplate our dysfunctional relationship with the natural landscape, but also to envision a sustainable future in which natural and man-made systems are integrated and intertwined, and more resilient as a result. The exhibition will also feature a number of prints from the “Emergent Behavior” series.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Bordalo II

Opening Saturday February 24th, 7-10pm
Gallery Hours Saturdays 11am-4pm thru March 24th

Heron Arts is pleased to present the ephemeral takeover by Portuguese artist, Bordalo II. This will be the artist’s first solo show in the United States and will feature a larger than life, all-encompassing installation including his signature trash animals, along with gallery pieces for sale. The work will continue to explore the themes of environmental awareness and consumerism. Bordalo II will be in attendance during the opening reception at Heron Arts on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The exhibition will be on display Saturdays from 11am-4pm or by appointment until March 24, 2018 and is free and open to the public.

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In Review · Exhibition Series

Harmony @ Home

Mba Fabrications Inc.

CONTEXT Art Miami, Booth C221
December 5th-10th

You enter a booth at an art fair where you’re greeted by two businessmen. One owns a furniture manufacturing company, the other is CEO of what he calls “North America’s leading corporate producer of fine art.” Surrounded by samples of their products, they describe a joint venture pairing colorful acrylic paintings with perfectly matched sofas and tables. Their goal? Create a truly one-stop home decorating solution. The two men are so sincere, and the idea seems so reasonable, but is it for real?

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Dennis McNett

Friday November 3rd, 5-10pm
Gallery Hours Saturday 11a-4p thru November 25th

Heron Arts and Noise Pop are proud to announce HALLOWOLFBAT, the installation, exhibition and experience by Dennis McNett (Wolfbat). For its 5th year, HALLOWOLFBAT makes a West Coast debut at Heron Arts alongside musical acts High on Fire and more. Philadelphia based artist Dennis McNett will transform the interior of Heron Arts with his signature colors and linework, featuring 6-10 foot mythical creatures against psychedelic landscapes, with puppets coming alive and interacting with the crowd. Outside the gallery, Heron Street will be closed off to feature epic musical performances by High On Fire and more. See things conjured, sacrificed and monumental battles unfold to the sweet sound of metal. The opening reception is on Friday, November 3rd from 5-10pm. From 5-7pm the art exhibition will be free and open to the public. Musical performances are ticketed from 7pm-10pm.

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In Review · Exhibition Series

East Looking West: A Group Show curated by Jonathan LeVine

Jonathan LeVine Projects

Saturday September 16th, 7-10pm
Gallery hours Weds 3-7p, Sat 11-4p or by appt. thru October 7th

Jonathan LeVine Projects and Heron Arts are pleased to present East Looking West, an exhibition of artists currently based on the West Coast, curated by Jonathan LeVine. East Looking West opens on September 16, 2017 with a reception from 7:00-10:00 PM and runs through October 7, 2017. There will also be an exclusive after party with further details to be released soon.

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In Review · Exhibition Series

The Cakeland Fête Noir

Scott Hove

January 14th - February 7th 2017

Heron Arts is excited to announce its upcoming solo exhibition of Bay to LA artist Scott Hove. Renowned for his local Oakland Cakeland installation, Hove recently relocated to Los Angeles where he has created immersive experiences for the LA Art Show and Banksy's Dismaland. His most recent 2016 exhibition at Break Bread in downtown Los Angeles featured a massive cake maze installation, receiving international press and over 30,000 attendees. His upcoming San Francisco exhibition will feature all new works ranging from decadent sculptural pieces to a site specific installation and new paintings. The opening reception is on Saturday, January 14th from 7-10pm and is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be open until February 7th, by appointment only.

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