Carol Heft: A Window that Shows Me the Moon


A Window That Shows Me the Moon

New Work by Carol Heft

January 29 – February 23, 2013       Opening Reception:   Thurs. Jan. 31, 5 – 8 PM

Concert and Gallery Talk:  Sat. Feb. 16, 12:30 – 2:30    The Bill Warfield Octet

The Blue Mountain Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by Carol Heft from January 29 – February 23, 2013.  A Window that Shows Me the Moon will include works on paper that include collage, drawing, painting, digital images, and constructions in a variety of materials. Also included will be handmade books by the artist. Ms. Heft’s work is inspired by an exploratory approach to materials, and the interchange of two and three dimensional space on flat surfaces.

There will be a concert and exhibition talk on February 16, Saturday, from 12:30 – 2:30 at the gallery. The Bill Warfield Octet will perform music from the group’s new release, also titled         A Window that Shows Me the Moon.  The recording features Don Braden and Kenny Werner, Vic Juris,  Dave Riekenberg, Gene Perla, Scott Newman, Sam Burtis, and Bill Warfield.

Born in 1954, Carol Heft studied painting with Robert Brackman, National Academician, from the age of 12 – 16.  She then attended the Rhode Island School of Design where she studied  with Lisa Chase, Leland Bell, Judy Pfaff, and other visiting artists and instructors.  After graduating in 1976, Ms. Heft moved to New York City, where she currently lives and works.

Carol Heft is professor of art and art history at Muhlenberg College in Allentown PA, and St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, NY.