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Here ’ s <i>Oxbow Lagoon,</i> an oil painting completed during my artist's residency at Oxbow, an art school in Saugatuck, Michigan.
Here ’ s Oxbow Lagoon, an oil painting completed during an artist's residency at Oxbow, an art school in Saugatuck, Michigan. To see a larger version, click here.

Current Exhibits

I have a painting in Pieces of Eden, an exhibit to mark the first anniversary of Modern Eden Gallery, 403 Francisco Street, San Francisco. Opening reception is 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 11.

Here ’ s <i>Jazz Guitarist,</i> an oil on canvas painting currently at Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco.

Rose from My Garden was on exhibit at Modern Eden last month.

Here ’ s <i>Rose from My Garden,</i> an oil on linen painting exhibited last month at Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco.

A one person exhibit has just been completed in the Imperial Valley College Gallery Atrium in the 2700 building.

Education

Master of Fine Art, School of The Art Institute of Chicago

Bachelor of Fine Art, School of The Art Institute of Chicago

Studied, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois; American Academy of Art, Chicago, Illinois

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2010 Imperial Valley College Art Gallery Annex, One Person Exhibit, Imperial Valley College, Imperial, California

2003 Verve Gallery, One Person Exhibit, Art Around the Fox, Geneva, Illinois

2002 Three Sinks Gallery, Two-Person exhibit, St. Louis, Missouri

1999 Downstairs Dunham Gallery, One Person Exhibit, Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois

1995 Campbell House Gallery, One Person Exhibit, Geneva, Illinois

1994 Prairie Center for the Arts, One Person Exhibit, Schaumburg, Illinois

1991 Space Gallery, Two-Person Exhibit, Chicago, Illinois


This is a pen-and-ink drawing for Naereaon, a non-violent adventure computer game, by my brother, Jim Hegarty, and nephew, James Hegarty. More than 20 drawings were scanned and integrated into the animation to lend atmosphere. Naereaon is now available on iTunes. To see a larger version, click here.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010

Galeria de la Ciudad , El Valle Imperial Aqui, invitational, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico

2009

Steppling Gallery, Bi-national Symposium Art Show, invitational, San Diego State University, Calexico, California

Steppling Gallery, Carnival Brazil 2009, invitational, San Diego State University, Calexico, California

2006

Calexico Arts Council, Black-and-White Invitational, Calexico, California

2004

NIU Art Museum, Behind the Seen, Invitational, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

NIU Art Museum, Faculty Exhibition, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

2003

Downstairs Dunham Gallery, Expanded Images, Fox Valley Arts Council Members, juried, Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois

2002

NIU Art Museum, Faculty Exhibit, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

Paloma Lia Gallery, Group Show, Riverside, Illinois

2001

Rockford Art Museum, Northern Illinois Faculty Show, Rockford, Illinois

Aurora Public Art Commission, Fox Valley Arts Council Member Invitational, Aurora, Illinois

Paloma Lia Gallery, Group Exhibit, Riverside, Illinois

Campbell House Gallery, Friends of Campbell House Gallery Exhibition Invitational, Geneva, Illinois

2000

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Fox Valley Arts Council Members Exhibit, juried, Batavia, Illinois

Norris Gallery, Watercolor 2000, juried, St. Charles, Illinois

Campbell House Gallery, An Apple for the Teachers, juried, Geneva, Illinois

<i>Journey</i> is a mixed media paper collage that I did when I first started visiting California.
Journey is a mixed media paper collage that I did when I first started visiting California. To see a larger version, click here.

1999

New Moon Gallery, Trespass, SAIC alumni, juried, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Norris Gallery, Vicinity Show, juried, St. Charles, Illinois

Campbell House Gallery, Friends of Campbell House Invitational, Geneva, Illinois

1998

Aurora Public Art Commission, Juried Group Show, Aurora, Illinois

Downstairs Dunham Gallery, Area Invitational, Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois

Campbell House Gallery, Midsummer Night ’ s Dream, juried, Geneva, Illinois

1997

Norris Gallery, Vicinity Show, juried, St. Charles, Illinois

1996

Campbell House Gallery, Valley Setting group show, juried, Geneva, Illinois

1995

Norris Gallery, In the Garden Invitational, St. Charles, Illinois

1994

Norris Gallery, Invitational, St. Charles, Illinois

1993

Contemporary Art Center Arlington, Landscape Exhibit, juried, Arlington Heights, Illinois

Norris Gallery, Invitational, St. Charles, Illinois

1992

Norris Gallery, Vicinity Show, juried, St. Charles, Illinois

1991

LaPetite Gallerie, Group Show, Burlington, Vermont

Norris Gallery, Invitational, St. Charles, Illinois

1990

Gallery 2, Personal/Political, juried, Chicago, Illinois


Awards

1997

Ox-Bow, Professional Artist's Residency, Saugatuck, Michigan

1993

Contemporary Art Center Arlington, Honorable Mention, Landscape Exhibit, Arlington Heights, Illinois

1980

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, George D. and Isabelle A. Brown Traveling Fellowship, Chicago, Illinois

1975

Scholastic Magazine, Hallmark Corporation Honorable Mention, National High School Art Competition, New York, New York.


Selected Collections

Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Kane County Government Center, Geneva, Illinois

<i>Objects Are Closer Than They Appear</i> is an oil painting inspired by the experience of driving an automobile.
Objects Are Closer Than They Appear is an oil painting inspired by the experience of driving an automobile. To see a larger version, click here.

Kane County Events Center, Geneva, Illinois

Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois

Kishwaukee College, Malta, Illinois

Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois

Sunshine Dental Arts, Geneva, Illinois

Enterprise Savings Bank, Chicago