James Heartsill (b. 1952)

 James Heartsill has two very distinct bodies of work —  organizing and creating a vast army of superheroes (think Henry Darger’s Vivian Girls meet The Hall Of Justice) or obsessively drawing or building his version of home on paper or canvas or with found wood.

 // James’ available work //


recent exhibition history

Microcosmic // organized by Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh NIAD Art Center 2018

Give A Little Take A Little: Real Time & Space at NIAD // organized By Lexa Walsh NIAD Art Center 2018

Cyrano // organized By Em Kettner NIAD Art Center 2018

The Fourth Dimension, organized by Marja Galpin van der Loo // NIAD Art Center 2017

Cities In Mind // organized by Kathleen King NIAD Art Center 2016

Abstract Preferences // organized by Anthony Pinata NIAD Art Center 2016

Local Motion, Part Two // Hercules Public Library 2014

You Are Here // organized by Robert Wuilfe NIAD Art Center 2013

Holiday Pop Up Shop And Lounge // NIAD Art Center 2012

recent press

San Francisco Chronicle: NIAD Art Center’s Gifts Of Artistic Ability (2012, December)