Curricula Vitae

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Solo Exhibitions
2013    Heartthrob, Backstock Gallery, Oakland, CA

Selected Group Shows


Cut Up and Cut Out | Traveling Museum Exhibition 2017-2019


Paperworks Refolded | Brea Art Gallery Los Angeles

Stepping into the Radiant Future | Last Projects Los Angeles

Cut Up and Cut Out | Traveling Museum Exhibition 2017-2019


Each Eats Its Own | Soil Gallery, Seattle WA

Liberty and Justice for Some | SFAC, San Francisco CA

Feral Kingdom | Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka CA

Cut Up and Cut Out | Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA

Cut Up and Cut Out, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Bad Dads, Spoke Art,  NY, NY
A Full Plate, Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

Cutting Class, Vamp, Oakland, CA
Botanica, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Featured Works, Dose Projects, NY, NY
Auction for Artists, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Chalk Hill Residency Showcase, Healdsburg, CA

Colonial Penchant, Last Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibition, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA
Art and Liberation, Rhodes Gallery, San Pablo, CA
Soft Muscle, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Art Market SF, Kala Gallery, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
Paper and Blade, Galleria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA
Paper and Blade, de Young Kimball Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1 Year Show Backstock Gallery, Oakland CA
Mysteries of the Organism, Panorama Gallery, Oakland, CA

The Making is a Remaking, Kala, Berkeley, CA
Future Tense, CES Contemporary, Laguna Beach, CA
Art In A Box, ongoing artist, Compound Gallery, Emeryville, CA
Risk, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Ka-Bloom, Visual Aid, San Francisco, CA
Kala-fornia 3, Kala, San Francisco CA

Point of No Return, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Misfit Toy Factory II, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Introductions, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
31st Annual Art Auction, San Jose Art Institute, San Jose, CA
Bay Area Currents, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
Emerging Artists Exhibition, Cal State East Bay Art Gallery, Hayward, CA
Curatorial Projects
Soft Muscle, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (June)
Mysteries of the Organism, Panorama Gallery, Oakland, CA (Jan – Feb)
Awards & Residencies
2015     Chalk Hill Artist Residency, Healdsburg, CA
2014     deYoung Museum Artist Fellowship, San Francisco, CA
2013     AIR, Kala, Oakland, CA
2013     Sanchez Art Center Juror’s Merritt Award, Pacifica, CA
2012     Creative Capacity Fund's Quick Grant, Center For Cultural Innovation, CA
Artist Lectures
Post Bach Portfolio Development, UC Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, CA
Lone Glen 6, Guest Artist, San Francisco, CA



Huffington Post: Liberty and Justice for Some, January 2017

KQED Arts: Portraits Of Immigrant-Filled Nation, February 2017

Visual Art Source: Liberty and Justice for Some, February 2017

We Open Art Houses, Colonial Penchant, October 2014 Galleria de la Raza Review, May 2014
Oakland Art Enthusiast, Back Stock Gallery Show, March 2014
San Francisco Art Enthusiast, Arts In Depth, March 28, 2014
East Bay Express, Mysteries of the Organism, January 15, 2014

Chaos Magazine "Adrienne Heloise: Violence and Virility" February 28, 2013

2012 Southern Exposure Review, December 2012
Image Magazine San Jose, October 2012
Introductions: Root Division Exhibition Catalog Root Division Review, September 2012
All Things Orange, Guest Juror Bio, Healdsburg Tribune, August 2012

Education        BA, Humboldt State, Arcata, CA 1992-1996           
Adrienne Heloise is a cut paper collage artist and independent curator living in Oakland, Ca.  She creates cut paper works that explore intimacy, gender and power that references the imagery from early Americana, battle scenes, and aristocratic hunting . Born in Santa Rosa, she attended Humboldt State University where she received a BA in Psychology.  She moved to Oakland in 1997 and started exhibiting her work in 2012 at Southern Exposure, Root Division, Kala, Berkeley Art Center, SJICA and ProArts.  In 2014, Heloise was awarded a de Young Artist Fellowship and a 2-month residency in the de Young Museum’s Kimball Gallery.