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7 Heron St, SF CA

Hours and appointments vary by exhibition, please check the specific event listing.

Upcoming · Exhibition Series


Erik Otto

Opening Thursday May 26th 5-9pm
Appointments through June 23rd

Heron Arts is pleased to announce the solo exhibition Alchemy from Bay Area born and raised, New York-based artist Erik Otto. Alchemy combines Erik Otto’s curiosity of materials, his experience with grief, and the transformative nature of the spiritual and natural worlds. The opening reception for Alchemy is Thursday, May 26th, 2022 from 5-9 pm. It is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view to the public until June 23rd by appointment only.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Chad Hasegawa, Carmen McNall, Amy Sol, Bakpak Durden, Haoyun Erin Zhao, Hanna Lee Joshi, Helice Wen, Rubén Sanchez, Chiaozza

Opening Saturday April 16th 2-6pm
Contemporary dance performance May 14th 4-6pm

Heron Arts is pleased to announce the group exhibition Embodiment by Amy Sol, Bakpak Durden, Carmen McNall, Chad Hasegawa, Chiaozza, Haoyun Erin Zhao, Hanna Lee Joshi, Helice Wen & Rubén Sanchez. Embodiment asks artists to analyze how the elements of design (shape, color, space, form, line, value, and texture) transcend the sum of their parts in a cohesive composition. How do they rely upon and inform each other to bring a piece to life. Haoyun Erin Zhao will give a short artist talk about her installation work at 4pm at the opening reception, which is Saturday April 16th from 2-6pm.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Augustine Kofie

Opening March 12th 7-10pm
Appointments through April 9th

ROTATIONSHIPS is Augustine Kofie stripped down to the essence of his practice. Created over three years, the series reflects the artist’s long-standing interest in salvaging forgotten remnants of the past and elevating them by repurposing them with a futuristic aesthetic. For years, the artist has obsessively collected, archived, and repurposed pressboard, a heavy, multi-ply paper stock used in packaging and office supplies from the 1950s to the 1980s. Previously, pressboard has appeared as the hidden architecture in Kofie’s collages, subsequently covered with layers of paint, ink, and spray. In ROTATIONSHIPS, the only “paint” used is the colored pressboard itself; brushes only apply adhesive and varnish.

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In Review · Exhibition Series

Resonance In Light

Aaron Taylor Kuffner, John Edmark, Joseph Martin, Keegan Olton, John Taylor, Amy Sol

Artist Reception Feb 25th 5-10pm
Viewings by appointment thru March 4th

Heron Arts is pleased to present an exploration of sound and light through The Gamelatron Project by Aaron Taylor Kuffner and artists John Edmark, JoeJoe Martin, Keegan Arthur Olton, and John Taylor.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Okuda San Miguel

Gallery Hours Tues + Thurs 3:30-7:30pm
Saturdays 11am-4pm until May 11th

Heron Arts is pleased to announce Okuda San Miguel's first exhibition in San Francisco, a new and refreshing collection of work featuring collaborations with major international artists. The exhibition Metamorphosis by Okuda, curated by the Spanish artist, will be on view at Heron Arts until May 11, 2019. Visitors can enjoy a selection of Okuda's work, alongside pieces from a carefully chosen and surprising line-up of artists. The opening of Metamorphosis will be on Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 7pm and is free and open to the public. The gallery will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-7:30pm, and Saturdays from 11am-4pm until May 11th.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Bordalo II

February 24th 2018

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

Tree no. 1

Thomas Jackson

June 22nd 2018

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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