September 2017 Featured Artist: CHARLES HEPPNER

Charles Heppner, remember the gift of life, Cigar box, inkjet prints mounted on board, wood, brass screws, gesso + acrylic paint, 7.5″ x 7.5″ x 2.5″

Charles Heppner is a multidisciplinary artist living in Austin, TX. Born in Chicago, he grew up in a large Catholic family where individualism was allowed unfettered. Through painting, photography, drawing and sculpture, Heppner’s works examine ritual, spirituality, social gesture, and the human relationship to nature. Heppner has shown at numerous galleries and exhibition venues in North America, including 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; Muriel Guépin Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL; SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2014, New York, NY; Gowanus Loft, Brooklyn, NY; OffLINE at Central Booking, New York, NY; and Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY. Additionally, his work is in many private and corporate collections throughout the United States. Heppner has a BS in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin—Madison.

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