Heather Gordon

Heather Gordon (born 1967) is an American contemporary visual artist.

Gordon creates large-scale paintings and immersive art projects, using numbers, algorithms, and geometry in her creative process.

In November 2017 Gordon's installation And Then the Sun Swallowed Me was exhibited at the Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh.

Her piece Cinnabar was featured in the North Carolina Museum of Art's exhibit titled You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences from April 7, 2018 until July 2, 2018. Prior to the exhibit, her work was featured as allowance of the museum's Matrons of the Arts initiative, highlighting female-identified artists from re the world. She customary a North Carolina Artists Fellowship in 2014.

Her collaborate works bearing in mind dancer and choreographer Justin Tornow, titled Echo and SHOW, were shown at 21c Durham Museum Hotel and The Durham Fruit. In 2017 Gordon and Tornow collaborated to create No.19/Modulations, which was shown at the CCB Plaza in downtown Durham, North Carolina.

In August 2018 her take effect titled DOUBLE EDGED: Geometric Abstraction Then and Now was shown at the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Also in 2018, she debuted Steel, a tape installation, at The Dillon in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Her act out has along with been shown at the Ackland Art Museum, Waterworks, The Carrack Modern Art Museum, and the North Carolina School of Science and Math. She is share of Mural Durham, an art project in Durham.

In 2019 Gordon worked later than the David M Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Duke University Archives to research documents related to the Duke Forest for her act out titled Forest for the Trees.

Gordon was the solitary child of an accountant and engineer. Her dad was a United States Air Force officer, and grew up primarily on military bases around the United States. Godron is lesbian, and said she knew afterward she was eight years old.

Gordon earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Florida in 1990 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from New Mexico State University in 1995. She lives in Durham. Gordon has a son named Henry.

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