photographic artist, curator & educator Victoria Mara Heilweil
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Victoria Mara Heilweil is a nationally exhibited photographic artist, curator and educator. She received her Masters of Fine Arts from California College of the Arts in 1995. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the de Young Museum, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, Intersection for the Arts, Southern Exposure, California Academy of Sciences, Art Works Downtown, PHOTO Fine Art and Rayko Photo Gallery in the Bay Area, wall space gallery and Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum in Southern California, University Art Gallery at California State Chico, Minneapolis Photo Center, Visual Arts Center in Portsmouth, VA and Washington Square Art Galleries in New York City. She has also created public and community based art works in conjunction with the ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose, CA,Pro Arts Gallery in Oakland, CA and the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco, CA. In 2014 Victoria was awarded a grant from the Puffin Foundation. Victoria is an independent curator who has curated exhibitions at Root Division, PHOTO Gallery and Art Works Downtown. She was also a founding member of MicroClimate Collective, an artist created curatorial project, which produced twelve exhibitions over eight years. In addition to her exhibition and curatorial history, Victoria has taught for the past 20 years at colleges and community centers, and is a mom to a funny and inquisitive 10-year-old daughter. Photographs are available for purchase. Prints range in price from $200-$400, framed prints are $350-$550. Please get in touch to buy artwork, or schedule a studio visit.



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