b. 1940, San Francisco, California
Mary Heilmann studied at the University of California Santa Barbara where she received her Bachelor of Art in literature and then received her Master of Art in ceramics at University of California Berkeley. She has exhibited her work world wide with retrospectives and solo exhibitions held at leading institutions such as New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, NY) and Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, OH), Galerie Hauser + Wirth (Zurich, Switzerland) and Camden Arts Centre (London). Her work has been reviewed in hundreds of publications and her work has been included in collections around the world. She is currently represented by 303 Gallery, New York. She lives and works in Bridgehampton and New York.