Drew Heitzler

born 1972, Charleston, SC
lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.


B.A., Fordham University, College at Lincoln Center
  1. New York, NY, 1993
Exchange Grant, University College London, Slade School
  1. London, UK, 1999
M.F.A. City University of New York, Hunter College
  1. New York, NY, 2000
Participants Grant, Skowhegen School of Painting and Sculpture
  1. Skowhegen, ME, 2002

Selected Exhibitions and Screenings:


Whitney Biennial, New York, NY

Angstrom Projects, Dallas, TX


The Project, New York, NY

Untitled (Ladera Heights)
TRUDI, Los Angeles, CA

Ladera Heights
Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Subway Sessions
PS1. Contemporary Arts Center, Queens, NY

Les Films de Drew Heitzler
Circuit, Laussane, Switzerland

Group Hallucinations (or) The Object So Perceived
Cinema Zero at the Maison de La Culture, Bourges, France

When Artists Say We (with Flora Wiegmann)
Artists Space, New York, NY


Lesser New York
Fia Backström Presents, Brooklyn, NY

Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

Black Noise (with Flora Wiegmann)
Ecart at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Visual Noise
The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA.

Champion Fine Art: 2003-2005 (with Flora Wiegmann)
Art2102, Los Angeles, CA.

Invisible Hands and The Common Good (with Flora Wiegmann)
Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA


On A Wave
Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday Is Gone
Karvasla, Tbilisi, Georgia

Connect The Dots (with For a Wiegmann)
LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

Aux Frontieres du Degree Zero
Space102, Grenoble, France


Water, Water
Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Reconstruction
Exit Art, New York, NY

5th Annual Video Marathon
Art in General, New York, NY

Yellow Pages Project
Turm Gallery, Helmstedt, Germany and Palazzo Liestal, Basel Switzerland

Subway Sessions
Lichtspiel, Bern, Switzerland

Socialism, A Love Letter
Fia Backström Presents, Brooklyn, NY

On The Line
d.u.m.b.o. Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY


Subway Sessions
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY

Looking In
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland

Curatorial and Other Projects:

Mandrake (with Flora Wiegmann and Justin Beal)
Los Angeles, CA


Bring The War Home
Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY and QED Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.


The Distance Between Here and The Ocean
Wishing Well Cine Club at The Mountain, Los Angeles, CA

2003 - 2005

Champion Fine Art
Brooklyn, NY and Los Angeles, CA


Richard Phillips, Top Ten, Artforum, November, 2001
Michael Wilson, Subway Sessions (review), Frieze, April, 2002
Jill Conner, Nice and Wet, artnet, June 11, 2003
William Powhida, ARTSEEN, The Brooklyn Rail, June, 2003
Holland Cotter, Sampling Brooklyn, Keeper of Eclectic Flames, The New York Times, January 23, 2004
Erik Bluhm, The Distance Between Here and The Ocean (review), Art US, October – November, 2005
Matt Keegan, Top Ten, Artforum, February, 2006
Lauri Firstenberg, The Backroom, Frieze, January, 2006
William Pym, Independents’ Day,, July 7, 2006
Barabara Pollack, Bring The War Home (review), Time Out New York, August 3 – 9, 2006
David Grosz, Haunted By Ghosts, And By the Art World, The New York Sun, August 3, 2006
Christopher Knight, Disconcerting World Views, The Los Angeles Times, July 21, 2006
Amra Brooks, Must See Art, LA Weekly, July 28 – August 3, 2006
Holland Cotter, Where the Focus Is Sharp But the Categories Blurry, The New York Times, August 16, 2006
Bruce Hainley, artquake, The New York Times Magazine, October 1, 2006
Gae Savannah, At The Galleries, Flash Art, October, 2006