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7 Heron St, SF CA

Currently open only for exhibition hours and by appointment. We require masks for entry and limit capacity to ensure safe social distancing.

Upcoming · Exhibition Series


Erik Otto, Liz Tran

Saturday December 12th, 4:30pm, virtual opening via Instagram Live
Virtual panel discussion Thursday January 21st 4-5pm Register

Heron Arts is pleased to announce the two-person exhibition Chromatherapy featuring Erik Otto and Liz Tran. The exhibition explores the use of color and how it affects emotions. The virtual opening reception for Chromatherapy is Saturday, December 12th, 2020, from 4-9pm and is free and open to the public. In-person dates will be scheduled pending further updates to SF's COVID status. A panel discussion between the artists and Laura Guido-Clark (Love Good Color) will be hosted by Beyond The Studio online via Zoom on January 21st from 4-5pm PST. Registration for the virtual panel call is now available.

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In Review · Exhibition Series

Between the Lines

Kelly Ording, Hary & Deepti, Icy & Sot, Mary Iverson, Tahiti Pehrson

Saturday October 17th 12-6pm, masks required, maximum capacity 20
Closing reception November 21st 5-8pm

Heron Arts is pleased to announce the group exhibition Between the Lines featuring Icy & Sot, Kelly Ording, Mary Iverson, and Tahiti Pehrson. Between the Lines examines how artists create narratives and the way their form and concepts relate. Some of the artists in this exhibition explore levels of abstraction and minimalism, while others employ specific, precise mediums. Pieces in the show range from representational to completely abstract.

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Upcoming · Exhibition Series

Eidolon Vessel

Lauren YS

Postponed due to COVID-19, dates TBD

Heron Arts welcomes Lauren YS for a solo exhibition, dates TBD. Eidolon Vessel refers to the myriad physical vessels depicted in the artist's paintings, but also the mind and body as vessels for trans-generational storytelling. Rendered in the artist’s signature style of hyper-chroma Sci–Fi futurism and asian iconography, "Vessel" is a meditation on loss, heritage, links between women, isolation, death and identity.

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In Review · Exhibition Series


Robert Xavier Burden

Saturday February 29th, 7-10pm
Closing September 26th, 1-5pm, masks required, maximum capacity 20

Heron Arts is pleased to announce the two-month solo exhibition Play by Robert Xavier Burden. The exhibition will be on view at Heron Arts until April 26th, 2020. Known for his giant paintings of Star Wars and Batman figures, this is the first series of wildlife paintings Burden has yet to show. The opening reception for Play is Saturday, February 29th, 2019 at 7pm and is free and open to the public.

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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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