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Artist Eric Heist

Eric Heist

Beacon
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American b. 1962   —   Eric Heist is an artist who works in multiple media imaging the complexities of power, time and socio-political contradictions. An ongoing collaboration with artist Genesis P-Orridge titled Candy Factory that began in 1999 employs Polaroid images taken by P-Orridge and transformed by Heist into silkscreen images numerically ordered into color sequences.  Recent exhibitions include Kanal Pompidou, Brussels, Belgium, November, 2020, inclusion in 2020 NY Future Fair with New Discretions, Biosphere2, a solo exhibition presented at Field projects, New York and at Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas, Foundations, a solo exhibition at Schroeder Romero/Shredder, NY, UStrust , a solo exhibition at Schroeder Romero, Candy Factory, a collaborative project with Genesis P-Orridge, at Team gallery, New York and Centre of Attention, London. His work has been included in exhibitions at Participant, Inc., Max Protetch, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, White Columns, Roebling Hall, NY, Elizabeth Vallaix Gallery, Paris, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY, among others.  He is a founder and director of Momenta Art since 1986, a not for profit exhibition organization. He has taught at New York University, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, and The Cooper Union, in New York. His work has been reviewed by Holland Cotter and Roberta Smith of the New York Times, William Powhida in The Brooklyn Rail, and Christian Viveros-Fauné in Art in America, among others. He received a Pollock Krasner Award in 2020 and a New York Foundation of the Arts award in 2003. 

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5 Churchill Street, Beacon, NY 12508

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