Howard Hersh


2017 Local Language, Oakland, CA

2016 Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts

Aug-Sept.New Berlin, NY



Olive Hyde Art CenterFremont, CA

“Holding Space”AvenueSan Francisco, CA

Ruth’s Table GallerySan Francisco, CA


Expanding Universe”Peninsula Museum of Art

Burlingame, CAJan-Apr.

“The Architecture of Perception”Studio Shop Gallery

Burlingame, CAJuly-Aug.


“Within/Without”Local Language, Oakland, CA

Dec.’17 through Jan.’18

Duval ContemporarySan Francisco, CA


“Dispositions of Structure”Fourth Wall GalleryOakland, CA


“Modern Structures”A collaborative installation with Krista Svalbonas

Space Gallery, Denver, CO


“One Day at a Time: 30 years in the Studio”

Stanford Spaces, Stanford University,Palo Alto, CA

“Correspondence” A collaborative exhibit with Krista Svalbonas

The Wall Gallery,Oakland, CA

“Two Means to an End”Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL


“Dispositions of Structure”,The Wall Gallery,Oakland, CA



“Grey/Gray (Matters)” Divisible Projects, Dayton, Ohio

“The Blues” The Painting Center,New York City

Curated by Lisa Pressman and Kathy Cantwell

“Block Party” Brentwood Art Center, Los Angeles

“Four Squared Alumni” ARC Gallery, San Francisco

“Terra Chroma” Addington Gallery, Chicago, Il


“Bauhaus, an Enduring Legacy”Ruth’s Table Gallery, San Francisco

Curated by Hanna Regev

“Water Music”DZINE Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Wall Sculpture”Freud Monk Gallery (online)

“Momentum”Space Gallery Annex, Denver, CO

“Bone Black”DZINE Gallery,San Francisco, CA


“X Materia”DZINE Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Black Box”Saarlandisches Kunstlerhaus

Curated by Arvid Boeker

“Hard Lines: Explorations in Geometry”Space Gallery, Denver, CO

“Keep it 100”On Center Gallery, Provincetown, MA

“48 Pillars”Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Organic to Geometric”Provincetown Art Assoc. and Museum,Provincetown, MA

“Cracked Nutshells”DZINE Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Fiction (With only daylight between us) v.2”Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones

Art Academy of Cincinnati, Ohio


“Fiction (With only daylight between us) v.2”Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones

School House, Coventry, UK

Volunteer State Community College, Nashville, TN

Apothecary, UTC Art Dep’t, Chattanooga, TN

NIAD Art Center, University of California, Berkeley

Raygun Projects, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

University of Calif. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

Julian Jackson, Brooklyn, NY

“Collateral Surfaces”, Process Museum, Tucson, AZ

“Drip N ‘Dry”Slate Gallery, Oakland, CA

“Made in Paint 2017”The Gallery at Golden Paints, New Berlin, NY

“Along the Lines”FireHouse Art Center,Pleasanton, CA

“Abstract 2017”NuArt Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

“Mars”Alfa Gallery, Miami, FL

“Structural Integrity” Space Gallery, Denver, CO

“Tracks and Echoes” DZINE Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Black Box” Organized by ArvidBoecker Contemporary, Heidleberg, Germany

Touring from Kunstlerhaus Saar, Saarbucken, Germany to the La Grand Atelier, Vieslsalm, Belgium,

To the Faux Movement, Centre d’ArtContemporain, Metz, France, to the Casino Luxemburg,

Forum d’ArtContemporain, Luxemburg.June 2017 until late 2019


Fiction (With only daylight between us) v.2” Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones

Corridor Projects, Dayton , OH

Boecker Contemporary, Heidelberg, Germany

Angelika Studios, Buckinghamshire, England

Elgin Community College, Chicago, IL

In the Details”Hersh/Svalbonas/Dowling

Jamie Brooks Fine Art, Costa Mesa, CA

“Length x Width x Depth:11th Annual Encaustic Invitational”

Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

“Encaustic Art in the 21st Century” Book signing and Exhibition

Far Out Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Would” Fourth Wall Gallery, Oakland, CA

“Best of 2016”Space Gallery, Denver, CO

“The Salon Show” Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA


“Organic to Geometric: Investigations in Structure and Surface”

Walter J. Manninem Center for the Arts at Endicott CollegeBeverly, MA

“10th Annual Encaustic Invitational”Conrad Wilde GalleryTuscon, AZ

“Four Squared”Arc GallerySan Francisco, CA

“Beyond the Plane”Space GalleryDenver, CO

“Absolute Abstraction”JosephGierek Fine ArtTulsa, OK

“One + One”Gallery AProvicetown, MA


“Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art”Museum of the ShenandoahWinchester, VA

“Benefit for Ballet X”Bridgette Mayer GalleryPhiladelphia, PA

“Natural Surroundings”Space galleryDenver, CO

“Spotlight: Abstract”Four person showARC GallerySan Francisco, CA

“Swept Away: Translucence, Transparent, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic

Hunterdon Museum of ArtClinton, NJ

“Subliminal” Truro Center for the Arts at Castle HillTruro, MA

“SF Open Studio Exhibition”SOMArts Cultural CenterSan Francisco, CA

“Holiday Group Show”Sandra Lee GallerySan Francisco, CA

“Small Works”Space GalleryDenver, CO

“The Elephant in the Room” ,Laconia Gallery, Boston,MA
“8th Annual Encaustic Invitational” Conrad Wilde Gallery Tucson, AZ
“Swept Away: Translucence, Transparent, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic” Cape Cod Museum of Art Dennis, MA
“Conference Presenter” Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
“Lobby Installation: ‘Sea Wall’ (1987) Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
“Silver: 25th Anniversary” Butters Gallery Portland, OR

“Structure”ARC GallerySan Francisco, CA


“24th Anniversary Exhibition” Butters Gallery Portland, OR
“Sight Lines” Addington Gallery Chicago, IL
“Large Works: a group exhibition” Robert Allen Gallery Sausalito, CA
“Recent Acquisitions” LA City College Los Angeles, CA
“Conference Instructors” Schoolhouse Gallery Provincetown, RI
“Layered Spaces” Addington Gallery Chicago, IL

“Encaustic Works ’11″ R&F paints International Biennial, Kingston, NY (exhibition to be in book form)
“Not Just Wax” Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
“Open Studios Exhibition” SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Crossroads, Curated by Jenifer DeCarlo, Intercontinental Hotel, Chicago, IL
Working with Wax: Contemporary Encaustic Painting in Northern California, Santa Rosa Jr. College, Santa Rosa, CA

CrossRoads, Intercontinental Hotel, Chicago, IL (curated by Jenifer DeCarlo)
Landfill Art Project, An international art initiative (organized/curated by Ken Marquis)
The Monotype: Past & Present, Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Metamorphosis: Contemporary Statements in Encaustic, Haydon Arts Center, Lincoln, NE
Encaustic Works ’09, Castle Gallery/College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
Red, Nüart Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


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Baldinger, Joanne. “The Heart of Nature,” Focus Magazine, June/July 1997
Balsamo, Dean. “Portrait Show,” Santa Fe, NM, December 10, 1993
Beaudin, Victoria.”Best of the Southwest,” Scottsdale Progress,AZ, July 28,1988
Bell, David. “Art Market,” Albuquerque Journal North, NM, July 27, 1985
Bell, David. “Art Market,” Albuquerque Journal, NM, June 25, 1986
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Brady, Karen. “Face to Face Exhibition Review,” Santa Fe, NM, Sept. 10, 1983
Cortright, Barbara. “Howard Hersh,” Southwest Profile, August 1989
Dicker, Kiana. “Howard Hersh,” Scottsdale Progress, AZ, September 22, 1990
Ellis, Simone. “Exhibition Review,” The Santa Fe New Mexican, April 12, 1991
Ellis Simone. “Gallery Hopping – Death & Taxes,” The Santa Fe New Mexican, March 27, 1992
Ellis Simone. “Howard Hersh,” The Santa Fe New Mexican, March 27, 1990
Epstein, Pancho. “Getting to Know Santa Fe Artists,” The Santa Fe New Mexican, May 19, 1989
Epstein, Pancho. “Studio Tour . . .” The Santa Fe New Mexican, July 17, 1990
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“New Art Exhibit Features Unique Techniques,” Contra Costa Times, June 1988
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Pyne, Lynne. “Visual Art,” Phoenix Gazette, AZ, July 23, 1988
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Staton, David. “The Lighter Side of Death & Taxes,” Albuquerque Journal, NM, March 23, 1992
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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth,Fort Worth, Texas

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Logan, UT
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

Process Museum, Tucson, AZ
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
The David and Lucille Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA

Sam and Adele Golden Foundation, New Berlin, NY

Center for Architecture+Sustainability+Art, San Miguel deAllende, MX


Bond Center West, Hong Kong, China
Borobudur Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia
Conrad Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons, Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons, Jakarta, Indonesia
Hilton Hotel, Sapporo, Japan
Hotel Aba, Saudi Arabia
Hotel Kansai Kubo, Japan
Hyatt Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Lake Biwa Hotel, Japan
Makati Hotel, Philippines
Manno Golf Course, Japan
Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong, China
Merikan Park Hotel, Kobe, Japan
Mirage Dubai, Saudi, Arabia
Overseas Partners Capital Corp., Bermuda
Park Lane Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia
Rimrock Hotel, Banff, Canada
Saigon Centre, Viet Nam
Sendai Royal Park, Sendai, Japan
Sheraton Sidney, Sidney, Australia
Showa Hotel, Nikko Forest, Japan
The Oasis, Seoul, South Korea
Western Assets, China Western Assets, Singapore
Yokohama Royal Nikko Hotel, Yokohama, Japan


Anthem Countyry Club, Las Vegas, NV
Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ
Bank of Southern California, San Diego, CA
Borgata, Resort, Atlantic City, NJ
Cigna Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Cincinnati Aiport, Cincinati, OH
City of Garland, TX
Civic Bank of Commerce, Oakland, CA
Club Corporation of America, Los Angeles, CA
Commodore Savings, Dallas, TX
El Camino Hospital, San Mateo, CA
Embassy Suites, Chicago IL
Embassy Suites Hotel, Englewood, CO
Fairmont Lobby, New York, NY
Fidelity Federal Savings, Los Angeles, CA
Fluor Corp., Irvine, CA
Forestall Hotel, Princeton, NJ
Four Seasons, Houston, TX
Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Fujitsu Corp., Dallas, TX
Georgia State Convention Center, College Park, GA
Halstesad Industries, Greensboro, NC
Hambrist and Quist, San Francisco, CA
Harrah’s, Lake Tahoe, NV
Hilton Americas Hotel, Houston, TX
Hilton Hotel, Santa Fe, NM
Home Federal Savings, Loveland, CO
Houston Convention Center, Houston,TX
Hyatt Hotel, Chicago, IL
Hyatt Hotels LAX, Los Angeles, CA
Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA
IBM Corporation, Dallas and Irving, TX
Loyola Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
Marine National Bank, Newport Beach, CA
Mariott Hotel, Boston, MA
Mariott Society Center, Cleveland, OH
M-Bank, Marshall, TX
MBI, Inc., Dallas, TX
McDonald’s Corp., Honolulu, HI, and Chicago, IL
McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Chicago, IL
MD Anderson Medical Center, Houston, TX
Merrill Lynch, Dallas, TX
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV
Monteleone Hotel, New Orleans, LA
NCR Info Mart, Dallas, TX
Nordstrum’s, Arlington, VA
Prudential Rodeo Realty, Beverly Hills, CA
Quail Run Development, Santa Fe, NM
Ramada Renaissance at LAX, Los Angeles, CA
Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, NV
Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Sheraton New York, NY
Sheraton Tysons Corner, Washington, DC
Signature Properties, Pleasanton, CA
St. Joseph Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
St. Mary’s Heart Institute, Evansville, IN
Sybex Corporation, Alameda, CA
The Walt Disney Company, Los Angeles, CA
Tiftex Carpet Mills, Los Angeles, CA
Valley National Bank, Phoenix, AZ
Wailea Beach Resort, Wailea Beach, Hawaii
Waterford Hotel, Oklahoma City, OK
Westinghouse Corporation, Chicago, IL
Zales Corporate Offices, New York, NY