Heath West

Born 1976, Houston, Texas. Lives and works in Joshua Tree, California


2009 Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design

Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, New York, NY

2007 Master of Architecture

University of Houston, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture

2006-2007 Visiting Student, Studio Wolf D. Prix

University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

Solo Exhibitions

2020 Utopia, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2018 The Cabin Paintings, The Cabin, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Villas, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2018 Haus Paintings, Dillon Kyle Architects, Houston, TX

2017 Neighborhood of Infinity, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

Group Exhibitions

2024 Summer Group Show, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2024 Spring Break Art Fair, Gallery Chiao, Los Angeles, CA

2024 Over the Rainbow, Cohle Gallery, Paris, France

2023 Breathing Room, Gallery Chiao, Taipei Taiwan

2021 The Light We Seek, Gallery Chiao, Taipei, Taiwan

2021 A Vase is a Vase is a Vase, curated with Alejandro Jassan, Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2020 Home, curated by Adam Sabolick, The Palm Court Arts Complex, Irvine, CA

2020 Summer Collective, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2020 Collezione, Oneroom, London, UK

2020 total work of art, curated by Sarah Darro, Spring Break Art Show, NYC

2019 Distant Snapshots, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2019 Velvet Ropes NYC, SHRINE and Sargent's Daughters, NYC

2019 Dallas Art Fair, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2019 GIFC, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2019 GIFC, The Hole, New York, NY 

2018 Bread & Butter, Galleri Urbane, curated by Adrian Zuniga, Dallas, TX

2018 Future of Everything, See You Next Thursday + Wall Street Journal, curated by Calli Moore, New York, NY

2018 Art New York, Galleri Urbane booth ANY247, NYC

2018 Velvet Ropes, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018 Velvet Ropes LA, 0-0 LA, CA

2018 Velvet Ropes, curated by Charlie Roberts, Agathe/Vi se pa Kunst, NADA, NYC

2017 Paper Cuts, curated by Kristian Day, Tripp Gallery, London, UK

2017 GIFC, 0-0 LA, CA

2017 Decisions, Decisions, curated by Joshua Evans, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2017 Domestic Tranquility, curated by Charlie Roberts, 0-0 LA, CA

2016 Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

2016 Seattle Art Fair, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Booth E9

2016 Recess, Harper's Books, East Hampton, NY

2015 Safety Net, Erratum Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2015 Freight Elevator, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Sun Spots, Big Medium, Austin, TX

2015 Summer Party Too, Hello Project Gallery, Houston, TX

2015 Yellow Taxi, Lucile Avenue, Galerie Torri, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Greetings from LAHOUNY, Avis Frank, Houston, TX


2017 The Peter S. Reed Foundation, Grant Recipient in Painting


2018 Anxy Magazine, Issue 3, Berkeley, CA

2018 Friend of the Artist, Volume 6, Dallas, TX

2018 Grapefruit Magazine, Issue 1, New Orleans, LA


2015 Guest Studio Critic, University of Houston, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture

2007 Teaching Assistant, Survey of Architecture History

University of Houston, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture

Selected Bibliography

2020 "Spring/Break Art Show Is a Work of Art Worth Diving Into" Hyperallergic, March, 5

2020 "Artist Spotlight: Heath West" Booooooom, January 16

2019 "Heath West" A Series of Rooms, October, 4

2019 "'I absolutely hated it" It's Nice That, June 20

2018 "BREAD & BUTTER curated by Adrian Zuñiga" Modern Dallas, August 22

2018 "Elements of Architecture" Friend of the Artist, April 13

2017 "Decisions, Decisions at NOMADIC" Art Viewer, September 15

2017 "The House That James Built" 1530 Blog, February 22

2015 "Safety Net: The Exhibition That Smells Like Post-teen Spirit" Sleek Mag, December 17

2015 "An Interview with Heath West" by Jacob Van Loon, Anobium, July 7

2014 "Artists to Watch" Tumblr, December 6

2014 "Heath West" Material Studies, October 29