Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Wes Heiss

Bethlehem, PA
May - July, 2012

Wes Heiss is a designer and visual artist whose work explores humanities relationship with technology. His installations, sculptures, and interactive works inanimate objects are often used as metaphors for emotions, fears, and longing.

His work has been exhibited internationally including the Museum of Fine Arts and the Menil Collection in Houston, ArtSpace in New Haven, Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, and Kulturmöllan in Lövestad, Sweden. His civic art collaborative Walczak & Heiss was recently awarded commissions for two permanent public artworks Denver Colorado. He has won an Artadia grant, a PCA Grant, and residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Skowhegan and the Roswell AIR Program. Wes received a Master of Architecture from Rice University and a BA from Bennington College. He is an Assistant Professor at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.

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