Audrey Ann Heller

Born San Francisco, CA, a while ago

B.A.   University of California Santa Cruz, English Literature and Theater Arts (Design), 1984

M.A.   Northwestern University, Performance Studies, 1987


Select Publications

    Overlooked Undertakings, artists monograph, Squint Pictures 2009

    Featured Artist, Microworlds, Lawrence King Publishing, London, 2011

    Cover, feature, Elephant Magazine #3, Amsterdam, 2010

    Cover, photo essay and story, My Table Magazine, Houston, April 2006 (Lone Star Award, Houston Press Club)  

    Book Cover, The Alphabet Conspiracy, Rita Mae Reese, Arktoi Press, 2011

    Sun Valley Art Center, Wine Auction Artist, 2008


Select Exhibits since 1996

Over 100 Juried Fine Art Festivals, throughout the United States, including the Sausalito Art Festival, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Saint Louis Art Fair, Old Town Chicago Art Fair, Bayou City Houston Art Festival, Kansas City Plaza Art Fair and Beverly Hills Affaire in the Garden.

    Mini Art, Museum of Antiquities, Old Jaffa, Israel, 2013.  Continuing on tour.

    Burning Man, 2013  Black Rock City, NV

    San Francisco Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

    ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Four Squared Invitational 2011

Squared Alumni 2013

Dollhouse (curated by Jack Fisher) 2010 

    Vertical Gallery, Chicago

    Buchannan Gallery, Galveston, TX

    Savage Stephens Gallery, Carmel, CA

    Modern Classics, Denver, CO

    The Club at the Claremont Resort, Berkeley, CA

    Castro Photo Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    Portal Publications, Corporate Office, Novato, CA

    Sea of Dreams, Art-a-maze, San Francisco, CA

    and Cafes beyond counting...


Select Collections

    Stanford University, Collection of the English Department

    Stanford Cancer Center, Stanford Medical Center Hospital

    Colorado Children's Hospital, Denver

    Janus Mobile Art Collection, Colorado

    Epic Systems, Madison, WI

    Jeffrey Davidson, MD Professional Offices, San Francisco

    Wind and Wave, Davao, Philippines

    Minsky’s Restaurants, Kansas City, MO


Select Recognition

ArtSpan Selections 2016, jurored by gallery owners, critics and curators.

Selections 2001, from San Francisco Open Studios, picked by gallery owners, critics and curators.

    Gil Borgos Award for Originality 2006, Beverly Hills, CA

    Featured in the Janus Mobile Art Collection, CO

    Poster Artist, Telluride Festival of the Arts, Colorado, 2008

    Poster Artist, Gasparilla Festival of Art, Florida, 2007

    Lone Star Award from the Houston Press Club, for photo and essay ”Disproportionate Fun” in MyTable Magazine, 2007.

    Juror’s Award, 2008 Artspan Auction, 2011 Artspan Auction

    Poster Artist/ Guide Cover, San Francisco Open Studios, 2009



    Spectrum Art Auction, annual auction benefiting Access Institute for Psychological Services, San Francisco.  2003-2006


Other Hats

    Board Member, ArtSpan, San Francisco

    Director and producer of original and classic works for theatre. 

    Lighting designer for theater and dance companies in Chicago, San Francisco and international tours.

    Award winning corporate video writer, producer and director.