M.F.A., Painting; Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

B.F.A. in Painting and Printmaking, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA



VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, "When the Water Rises," Virginia Beach, VA

PALMER MUSEUM OF ART, The Pennsylvania State University, "When the Water Rises, "University Park, PA

MENNELLO MUSEUM,  "When the Water Rises," Orlando, FL

SCARFONE/HARTLEY GALLERY,  "When the Water Rises,"The University of Tampa, Florida 


SAN ANGELO MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, “In the Garden of Earthly Delights,” San Angelo, TX

MESA CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER, “Slang Aesthetics,” Phoenix, Arizona        

LSU MUSEUM OF ART,  "When the Water Rises," Baton Rouge, LA 

SAN ANGELO MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, "In the Garden of Earthly Delights," San Angelo, TX

Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA 
Hillman Jackson Gallery, Bard College of Simon's Rock, Great Barrington, MA 

Julie Heffernan: Pre-Occupations, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

New Paintings, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, Germany

The Palo Alto Cultural Center, "Sky is Falling," Palo Alto, CA
Crocker Art Museum, "Sky is Falling," Sacramento, CA

P.P.O.W Gallery, New York, NY
Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Oklahoma City Museum of Art, "Julie Heffernan: Infinite Work in Progress," Oklahoma City, OK
Mark Moore Gallery, "Sky's Falling," Los Angeles, CA

Catherine Clark Gallery, "Boy, O Boy II," New York, NY
Megumi Ogita Gallery, "Broken Homes," Tokyo, Japan
University Art Gallery, California State University, "Holding Up," Stanislaus, CA

P·P·O·W Gallery, "Boy, O Boy," New York, NY

Mark Moore Gallery, "What Holds Up," Los Angeles, CA
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

Catharine Clark Gallery, "Broken Homes," San Francisco, CA
Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
Megumi Ogita Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

P·P·O·W Gallery, "Booty," New York, NY
Kendall Gallery, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

University Art Museum, University at Albany, "Everything That Rises," Albany, NY
     Traveled to: Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina,
     Greensboro, NC; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
P·P·O·W Gallery, "Heaven and Hell," New York, NY
Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

P·P·O·W Gallery, New York, NY
Herter Art Gallery, U. Mass, Amherst, MA
Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY

Linda Durham Gallery, Galisteo, NM
James David Brooks Gallery, "The Divine Fruit," Curated by Deanna Bland, Fairmount, WV; catalogue

Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
P·P·O·W and Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY; catalogue

Kwangju Biennale, curated by Tom Finklepearl, Kwangju, Korea

Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Alcott Gallery, Hanes Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
P·P·O·W and Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY



MUSEUM OF THE NORTH CAROLINA ARBORETUM, Asheville, NC; "Environmental Impact"


ANDREWS GALLERY, COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY, “No Man’s Land: A Collection of Works by             Contemporary Female Artists” Williamsburg, VA

FORUM GALLERY, New York, NY; “Seeing With Our Own Eyes” 

BENTON MUSEUM, University of Connecticut, “Objectifying Myself,” with Kiki Smith, Joyce                         Kozloff, Judy Chicago

BEALL CENTER FOR ART AND TECHNOLOGY, UC Irvine, “Masculine—Feminine,” Irvine, CA          

WILLIAM ROLAND GALLERY OF FINE ART, Cal Lutheran University, "Et in Arcadia Ego," Thousand               Oaks, CA

PROJECT ARTSPACE, “Separation Anxiety,” New York, NY 


The 105th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art: Threatening Beauty, MAIER MUSEUM OF ART               at RANDOLPH COLLEGE, Lynchburg, VA

GERALD PETERS PRESENTS, "Representing Rainbows,"  New York, NY

ARTWORKS FOR CHANGE: Online Exhibition:                 bill/

MUSEUM FUR MODERNE KUNST, "Mir ist das Leben Lieber," Sammlung Redan Weiss; Bremen,                 Germany

NEW MUSEUM LOS GATOS, "Arcadia," Los Gatos, CA 

New Museum Los Gatos, "More Than Your Selfie," Los Gatos, CA
Saint Mary's College Museum of Art, "Environmental Impact," Curated by David J. Wagner, Moraga CA

Stauth Memorial Museum, "Environmental Impact," Montezuma, KS

The Art Museum, SUNY Potsdam, "Environmental Impact," Potsdam, NY
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, "Environmental Impact," Lafayette, LA
Wave Hill, "Seven Deadly Sins: WRATH Force of Nature," Bronx, NY
Children’s Museum of the Arts, "Far, Far Away," New York, NY 
Torri Gallery, "Eden Eden," Paris, France
Sesnon Gallery, UC Santa Cruz, 50/50: "Fifty Artist From 5 Decades, UCSC Alumni Exhbition," Santa Cruz, CA
National Academy Museum, "The Self: Portraits of Artists in their Absence," New York, NY

Aberson Exhibits, "Living and Sustaining a Creative Life": Book Panel Discussion and Exhibit, Tulsa, OK
me Collectors Room, Stiftung Olbricht, "EXOTICA… and 4 other cases of the self," Berlin, Germany
Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Forecast," Richmond, VA
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, "Hyper-resemblances," New York, NY
The Gateway II Gallery presented by Project For Empty Space, NYC, and Solo(s) Project House, NJ,                   "Through the Looking Glass," Pennsylvania Station, Newark, NJ
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, "Women Choose Women Again," curated by Mary Birmingham and                Katherine Murdock, Summit, NJ

Nocturnes: Romancing the Night, National Arts Club, New York, NY
Environmental Impact, Curated by David J. Wagner
    Traveling to: Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH; The R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA;
    Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI; Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA; Peninsula Fine Arts Center,
    Newport News, VA; Roger Tony Peterson Institute, Jamestown, NY; Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells
    Inlet, SC; Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA; The Art Museum, SUNY
    Potsdam, Potsdam, NY; Stauth Memorial Museum, Montezuma, KS, Saint Mary's College of California,
    Moraga, CA
The Emo Show, curated by Jasmine Wahi, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
The Annual 2013, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Things Wondrous and Humble:  American Still Life, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
Artists in America:Highlights of the Collection from the New Britain Museum of American ArtNew
    Britain Musem of Art, New Britain, CT
Julie Heffernan, Haruko Maeda, Dolly Thompsett, All Visual Arts, London, England
The Least Orthodox Goddess, Gallery 151, New York, NY

Women's Work, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
Twisted Sisters, DODGE Galler, New York, NY
Portraiture Post Facebook, Catherine Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Calender’s Tales: Fantasy, Figuration, and Representation, Boston University School of Visual Arts,
     Boston, MA
The Perfect Storm, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
The Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women, Pennsylvania Academy of Art (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA;
     Traveling exhibition, November 17, 2012 – April 14, 2013

Pulse LA Art Fair, P·P·O·W, Los Angeles, CA
Put Up or Shut Up, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Land of Magic: Artists Explore Make-Believe, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
memoires du future,  la collection Olbricht, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Open, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Single Fare 2: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
Uncovered, Eden Rock Gallery, St. Barthes
Arcimboldo-Artista Milanese tra Leonardo e Caravaggio, Palazo Reale, Milan, Italy

In Canon, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
Surface Tension, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
Other as Animal, Danese, New York, NY
Nice to Meet You, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
Private (Dis)Play, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
ADAA: The 22nd Annual Art Show, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY
Eye World, Triple Candie, New York, NY

Speak for the Trees, Friesen Art Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Bods: Rethinking the Figure, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
The Platonic Ideal, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Enchantment, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
Epic Painting, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Flower Power, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
Beyond Appearances, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Forces of Nature, Danese, New York, NY
The Garden at 4am, Gana Art, New York, NY
Trouble in Paradise, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

belle du jour, Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York, NY
Say Good-bye to…, Clifford Art Gallery, curated by Donna Harkavy and Marion Wilson, Hamilton, NY
183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National Academy, New York, NY
The Figure Revealed, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
ART Chicago, P·P·O·W Gallery, Chicago, IL
PULSE Art Fair, P·P·O·W Gallery Miami, FL

Transitional Objects: Contemporary Still Life, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, NY
Girly Show, Wignall Museum, Cucamonga, CA
Ultrasonic International II: Transcending Transience, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Breaking Ground, Ground Breaking, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Old School, Hauser & Wirth, London, England; Traveled to: Zwirner & Wirth, New York, NY
The Feminist Figure, Forum Gallery, curated by Marcia G. Yerman, New York, NY
Art Chicago Contemporary Art Fair, P·P·O·W Gallery, Chicago, IL
PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, P·P·O·W Gallery, New York, NY
First Annual Contemporary Art Invitational, curated by Katherine Chapin, The Salmagundi Club of New
     York, New York, NY
More is More: Maximalist Tendencies in Recent American Painting, curated by Tatiana Flores,  Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Transformative Portraits: Altered Identities in Contemporary Art, Richard A. And Rissa W. Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Figuring the Landscape, Storrs, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, CT
Realm of the Spirit, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
New Art. New York: Reflections on the Human Condition, curated by Margaret Traun,Mathews- Berenson, Trierenberg Art, Austria; catalogue
New Old Masters, curated by Donald Kuspit, National Museum Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Why the Nude?, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
Transitional Objects: Contemporary Still Life, curated by Dede Young, Neuberger Museum,Purchase, NY

Entourage, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
Visitors from the East, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Lost Angeles, CA
Social Insecurity: the future ain’t what it used to be, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
DFN Animal Tales, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Then as Now, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, PA
Trouble in Paradise, curated by Amy Lipton, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
High Drama: Eugene Berman and the Theater of the Melancholic, curated by Michael Duncan, Georgia Museum of Art, Sublime, Athens, GA; Traveled to: Mcnay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX;Long Beach Museum Of Art, Long Beach, CA

P·P·O·W, 21, New York, NY
Me, Myself and I, Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
About Painting, curated by Ian Berry, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College,
     Saratoga Sprints, NY
Trouble in Paradise, curated by Amy Lipton, Van Brunt Gallery, New York, NY
The 179th Annual, National Academy, Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
She’s Not There, New York Academy of Art, curated by Catherine Howe, New York, NY
Earthly Delights, curated by Lisa Tung, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA        

Women and Self-Representation in Contemporary Art, Palmer Museum, Penn State University, State 
    College, PA
People, Places & Things, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Woman on Woman, White Box Gallery, New York, NY
The ‘Burbs, DFN Gallery, New York, NY

Masquerade, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, MI
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
Social Landscape, P·P·O·W Gallery, New York, NY
Collecting Contemporary Art: A Community Dialogue, Auckland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and
     Letters, New York, NY
Snapshot, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Pixerina Witcherina, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, curated by Bill Congers of Illinois State University, Normal, NC; Winston-Salem, NC; catalogue

Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Hall, Yale University School of Art Alumni Show, New Haven, CT
Of Dreams and Dreamers, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL
Invited!, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
Pixerina Witcherina, University Galleries, University Of Illinois Normal, IL

Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
The Swamp, On the Edge of Eden, Samuel P. Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL
American Art Today: Fantasies and Curiosities, Curated by Dahlia Morgan, The Art Museum at Florida
    International University, Miami, FL
P·P·O·W Gallery, New York, NY
The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, curated by Lily Wei, Newhouse Center For Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Art Center, Staten Island, NY
Private Worlds, curated by Joan Semmel, Art In General, New York, NY
Re-configuring the Heroic, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, NY
Self-Portraiture, curated by Tom Finkelpearl, Kwangju Biennale 2000, Kwangju, South Korea
Looking Back, Bard College, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
What Goes Around Comes Around, curated by Barbara Bloemink, Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY
Quirky, Adam Baumgold Fine Arts, New York, NY
Susquehana Art Museum, curated by Sean Mellyn, Harrisburg, PA
Animal Artifice, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

Beyond the Millennium, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
Food for Thought, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC
And Everything Nice, curated by Phyllis Bramson, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Distilled Life, Bard College, curated by Medrie MacPhee, The Fisher Arts Center, Annandale-on-Hudson,
Food for Thought, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
Figuratively Speaking, Painting Center, New York, NY
Road Show, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Montclair State University Faculty Exhibition, Mi Qui Modern Art Workshop, Shanghai University,
     Shanghai, China

Heroic Painting, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, and Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
Annual Art Auction and Exhibition, New Museum, New York, NY
Animal as Muse, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, FL
David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
Mysterious Presences, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Flora, Wielise Goodheart Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
May Day, P·P·O·W Gallery, curated by Carrie Mae Weems, New York, NY.
Group Exhibition, P·P·O·W Gallery, New York, NY
Art Miami, P·P·O·W Gallery, Miami, FL

Identity Crisis: Self-Portraiture at the End of the Century, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, and Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
The Press of my Foot to the Earth Springs a Hundred Affections, curated by Byron Kim, The Rotunda Gallery, New York, NY
In Memory of Pleasure, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, curated by Andrea Inselmann, Sheboygan, WI
Tabletops: Morandi to Mapplethorpe, California Center for the Arts Museum, curated by Reesey Shaw,
    Escondido, CA
American Art Today: The Garden, curated by Dahlia Morgan, The Art Museum, Florida International
    University, Miami, FL

Collectors Choice, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
The Mythic Narrative, curated by Signe Mayfield, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
The Classics Revisited, Winston-Wachter Fine Art, New York, NY
MineralAnimal, Vegetable, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Heroic Painting: Bo Barlett, Vincent Desiderio, Walton Ford, Lawrence Gipe, Julie Heffernan, Komar and
    Melamid, Mark Tansey, 
SECCA (Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art), curated by Susan
    Lubowski, Winston-Salem, NC.
    Traveled to: Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY; Knoxville
    Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Mississippi Museum of
    Art, Jackson, MS; University Gallery, Univ. of Massachusattes, Amherst, MA; Chicago Cultural Center,
    Chicago, IL

Art in Embassies Program, Prague, Czech Republic
Virtual Reality, at the Armory, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY
10th Annual Summer Invitational, Leedy Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Insight, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
Inside Out, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

Animals, California Center for The Arts, curated by Reesey Shaw (with Nauman, Butterfield, Koons,
    Roller-Wilson, and others), Escondido, CA
Miniatures, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Paper, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Opening Pandora, Littlejohn/Sternau, New York, NY

Urgent Nostalgia, Center on Contemporary Art, curated by Prudence F. Roberts (with Desiderio, Gipe,
      Innerst, Joan Nelson), Seattle, WA
University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Interior Outlook, The Gallery at Hastings-On-Hudson, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Timothy Hawkesworth and Julie Heffernan, Littlejohn/Sternau, New York, NY

Six Painters, Littlejohn/Sternau Gallery, New York, NY
The Salon Show, Art in General, New York, NY
Pools, The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

Science and Art, Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
Helander Gallery, New York, NY
Pools, (with Barlett, Clemente, Hockney, Fischl, others), Stuart Levy Gallery and Helander Gallery, New
     York, NY

Pools, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, FL
Pools, AM Gallery, Moscow, USSR
Pools, Modus Vivendi Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Helander Gallery, New York, NY



            BAU INSTITUTE - Arts Residency Fellowship program hosted by the Camargo Foundation; Cassis,             France

            MACDOWELL FOUNDATION: Featured Artist, New York, NY

2016    ANONYMOUS WAS A WOMAN Award, Nominee


2013    MILTON AND SALLY AVERY FELLOW, MacDowell Colony, Petersborough, NH

2012    MACDOWELL FELLOWSHIP, MacDowell Colony, Petersborough, NH

            YADDO FELLOWSHIP, Saratoga Springs, NY (Declined)

            LEE ELLEN FLEMING ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, University of Virginia,                                                             Charlottesville, VA

2011    NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ART, New York, NY; Inducted as Academician



2009    BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Brooklyn, NY; Guest Artist



2003    NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY OF PHI KAPPA PHI, Awarded by Montclair State University 


1996    NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: Individual Artists Grant

1995    NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS: Individual Fellowship Grant2016

Pennsylvania State University: College Faculty Research Grant
Hillwood Art Museum (NYSCA): Project Residency Grant

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME: Painting fellowship

Institute for Art and Urban Resources, P.S.1, New York, NY: Artist-in-Residence and Studio Grant          

Fulbright-Hayes Grant to West Berlin/Annette Kade Grant for the Creative and Performing Arts

Ely Harwood Schless Memorial, Yale University, New Haven, CT: Prize for Highest Achievement in Painting


Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ: Professor of Fine Arts

1993-96 – Assistant Professor, THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Boston Museum School, Boston, MA: Visiting Artist, Four Painters Program

University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC: Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN: Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Director of Florence and
     Abroad Drawing Program, 1991


2018    F.L.A.G. (FLORIDA ARTISTS GUILD), College of Central Florida, Ocala, FL

            Juror for Member’s Exhibition and Lecturer for Annual Symposium 

2017    MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM, Montclair, NJ; Panel:  “Beyond Dominionism: rewriting the role of                   humans in nature,” moderated by Eleanor Heartney 

            UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LONG BEACH, Studio Lecture with MFA Students

            LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, Baton Rouge, LA; Lecture on Exhibition When the Water Rises

            LSU MUSEUM OF ART, Baton Rouge, LA; Lecture on Exhibition When the        Water Rises  

            SCARFONE HARTLEY GALLERY, University of Tampa, Tampa, FL; Juror for UT Student Exhibition 

            NEW YORK STUDIO SCHOOL, New York, NY; Panel:  The World New Made:  Figurative Painting in               the Twentieth Century by Timothy Hyman

2016    PRATT INSTITUTE, Brooklyn, NY; Visiting Critic for Senior Critiques (Dec.)


BOOTH GALLERY, New York, NY; Panel: “Figurative Art” with Donald Kuspit and Vincent Desiderio WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY, Danbury, CT 

RISD, Providence, RI 


VISUAL AIDS, New York, NY; “Catheter Kiss:  The Paintings of Hugh Steers, with Julie Heffernan, Dale Peck and James Smalls 


Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Hunter College, New York, NY
University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna, CA
California State Unviersity Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
American University, Washington DC
William Patterson Univerity, Wayne, NJ
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Ringling Gollege of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
Iowa State University, Cedar Rapids, IA
Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua NY
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
'Living and Sustaining a Creative Life,' Panel with Will Cotton, Sharon Louden, among others, Strand
    Book Store, New York, NY
'Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Roundtable', Book Slut
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
New York Studio School, New York, NY
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
University of California, Davis
Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA

Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY
Wake Forest University, Wake Forest, NC
National Academy of Art, New York, NY: Painters on Painting, Panel Speaker
Adelphi University, Garden City, NJ

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, FL
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Conjunction with the College of Charleston Visual Arts Club,
     Charleston, SC
Frey Norris Contemporary and Modern, San Francisco, CA

Gems (Girls Empowerment Mentoring Services), Art Slam, New York, NY
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
New York Academy of Art, New York, NY: Juror of Alumni Show
Leap (Learning Through Extended Arts Program), New York, NY

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2009 Lyme Academy, Lyme, CT
University of Hartford School of Art, Hartford, CT
Mount Holyoke University, Holyoke, MA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Pace University, New York, NY
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
2006 Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Columbia Art Museum, Columbia, SC
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA
Art Lab, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten island, NY: Panel speaker
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC
Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Columbia University School of Journalism, New York, NY

Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, pa
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Corcoran College of Art, Washington D.C.

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
New York Artists Equity Association, New York, NY: Metamorphosis panel discussion moderated by
     Wendy Gittler
Queens College, Queens, New York, NY 

New York Academy of Fine Art, New York, NY
University of Ohio, “(In)forming Contemporary Art” (Panel including artists Alison Saa Kahn/Selesnick, 
    Kathy Gilje), Akron, OH
Penn State University, “Reconsidering the Self-Portrait,” (Panel), University Park, PA
Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

University of Texas, Austin, TX
Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO
Hampshire College, Springfield, MA
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Wagner College, Staten Island, NY
Parsons College of Art and Design, New York, NY

Artists Talk on Art Panel Series, moderated by George Rada, New York, NY
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
Hebrew Union College, panel moderated by Joan Marter, New York, NY
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Slide lecture, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Southern Connecticut State University, Slide lecture, New Haven, CT
New York Academy of Figurative Art, Slide lecture, New York, NY

New York Studio School, Slide lecture, New York, NY
Cooper Union, Slide lecture, New York, NY
Drew University, Studio talk, Madison, NJ
Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art and Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
Art in General, Panel discussion for “The Figure: Another Side of Modernism,” moderated by Alexei
     Worth, New York, NY
Katonah Museum of Art, Panel: “Appropriation Art,” Katonah, NY
CAA Panel: “Repositioning the Nude,” moderated by Joan Semmel, New York, NY
Pratt Institute, Slide lecture, New York, NY
Massachusetts College of Art, Slide lecture, Boston, MA
New York Academy of Figurative Art, Panel: “Narrative in Painting,” New York NY
New York Academy, Juror: 2000 Alumni Exhibition, New York, NY



BELLANTONI, RALPH: “A trilogy of art shows in Clinton probe perceptual topics,” Jan.13, 2017;                            clinton-red/96353966/

DUNNE, SUSAN:  “Women Create Art Reflecting their Lives, Thoughts in Benton Exhibition,”                   Hartford Courant;                     womens-art-0409-20170408-story.html; April 9, 2017

HEFFERNAN, JULIE:  “The Official MacDowell Fellow Q & A,” Between Two Pines,                                                      rue&em_id=4762.0, March 29

HENDEL, JESSICA: “Climapocalypse Now: Heffernan at the Catharine Clark Gallery,” Newington-               Cropsey Cultural Studies Center, Art and Culture Now, Jan. 2017;                                               

SHANE, ROBERT R.:  “Temporal Nomads: the Scandal of Postmodern History Painting,”


AYERS, ROBERT:  “Art Review:  Julie Heffernan’s Prophetic ‘World Without End’ at Simon’s Rock,”             The Berkshire Edge, heffernans-world-without-             end-simons-rock/, March 17

OPATUT, SCOUT: “Et in Arcadia Ego at New Museum Lost Gatos;               museum-los-gatos/; June 8, 20162015

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Frock, Christian. “Breaking Ground, Ground Breaking,” San Francisco, CA. Catharine Clark Gallery.
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