Simone Subal Gallery

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Born 1982 St. Joseph, MO
Lives and works in New York


2006 M.F.A. Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
2004 B.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions/Screenings (Selection)

Path of Totality, Simone Subal Gallery, NY

Blue Room, Swiss Institute, New York, NY
Red Room, Young World, Detroit, MI

The Hollow Coin, presentation with Simone Subal Gallery at Art Basel Statements, Basel

Backup, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY
Sam Ekwurtzel and Frank Heath, two person presentation with Simone Subal Gallery, Liste 19, Basel

Asymptomatic Carrier, Solo presentation with Simone Subal Gallery, Frieze Frame, New York, NY

Post Holes, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY

Bcc:, (with Brendan Meara), Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL

Econoline 1, (with JJ PEET), Videotage Gallery, Hong Kong

Group Exhibitions/Screenings (Selection)

Climate Changing: On Artists, Institutions, and the Social Environment,
The Box, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (screening, forthcoming)

Speaking Images, Fluentum, Berlin
Condo New York
, Simone Subal Gallery Hosting Instituto de Vision Bogota, Columbia) and Ivan Gallery (Bucharest, Romania), New York, NY
Congress: Chronicle in Reverse, Ventilator, Basel, CH
Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, ‘Off The Walls’ – organized by Mathieu Janssen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Vilnius International Short Film Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania
Short Waves Festival, Poznań, Poland
International Short Film Week, Regensburg, Germany
Las Palmas IFF, Canary Islands, Spain
Leuven Short Film Festival, Belgium
Midnight Sun, organized by Petra Bibeau, McRoskey Mattress Company Loft, San Francisco, CA
Message To Man International Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
Control – Pay and Forget, Fototriennale Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Kindot Experimental Film Festival, Screenings in Tiblisi and Moscow, Russia
Best Short Films From 5 Years of Kindot EFF, Gallery TIC, Brno, Czech Republic

The Stand, P!, New York, NY
La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival, La Roche-sure-Yon, France
True/False Film Festival, Columbia, MO
Indielisboa Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam, Curaçao
Sarasota Film Festival, Sarasota FL
Internationales KurzFilmFestival, Hamburg, Germany
Syros International Film Festival, Greece
Experimental Film Festival Kinodot, St, Petersburg, Russia
Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sweden
Vienna Shorts Festival, Vienna, Austria
Zubroffka International Film Festival, Bialystok, Poland
Nice Night for a Walk, Programed by Erik Martinson, The Ryder, London UK
Camden International Film Festival, Camden, ME
(ANTI)AUTHORITY: (DIS)ILLUSION & (DIS)OBEDIENCE, Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Vienna Shorts Festival, and Zubroffka International Short Film Festival
Option to the Death of Freedom, Casemore Kirkeby, San Francisco, CA
Underdox International Film Festival, Munich, Germany

Touch and Go,
Curated by Bryan McGovern Wilson, Leroy Neiman Art Gallery, New York, NY
N_VV 2016,
curated by Tarwuk, Printed Matter, New York, NY
Structural Underpinnings,
LeRoy Neiman Art Gallery, New York, NY
A Stay In The Pathos Loop,
Curated by Maxime Van Melkebeke, officespacexyz, New York, NY
Garden Show
, Curated by Sam Korman, Regards,, Chicago IL
Open Sesame, Curated by Kristan Kennedy, The lumber room, Portland, OR
Rêve du Pierre, curated by Alexandra Fau, Centre Pompidou, Paris (screening)

Night Walk
, a collaboration with Erin Shirreff, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Night of Philosophy, curated by Meriam Kouichi, French Institute, New York NY (Screening)
The Daily Show, Bureau, New York NY

Biennale de Belleville
, curated by Marie Maertens, Paris
The Built Environment, curated by Kathleen Madden, Mixer, Istanbul
It Narrative: The Movement of Objects as Information, curated by Zanna Gilbert and Brian Droitcour, Franklin St. Works, Stamford, CT
A Tale Of Two Islands: Beatrice Gibson with Alex Waterman, and Frank Heath, High Line Art, Channel 14, New York, NY
Catch Me If You Can: Virus and Catastrophe, Black Iris Gallery, Richmond, VA
Two Hours Two Minutes, curated by Tirdad Zolghadr, Images Festival, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
Invasive Species, Film Sector, Art Basel, Miami, FL

Kool-Aid Wino
, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
Econoline 1 & Other Works, Spectacle Theatre, Brooklyn, NY

The Way Things Go (Part 3)
, Curated by Frances Loeffler, Frutta, Rome, Italy
In Search Of…, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
and Kansas University Art and Design Gallery, Lawrence, KS
Matter Out of Place, curated by Lumi Tan, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Someone Has Stolen Our Tent, Simon Preston Gallery, New York, NY

Single Channel, organized by Nina Johnson-Milewski, Miami, FL
Forcemeat, organized by Martha Friedman, Wallspace, New York, NY

Nice Suit
, Bethel Green Working Men’s Club, London
On From Here (Video Pyramid), Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY
Suddenly: Where We Live Now, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA

Suddenly: Where We Live Now
, Cooley Gallery – Reed College, Portland, OR

As Loud as Pasture and Sky
, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO

A Family Affair
, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO

Video Pleasures of the East
, Worth Ryder Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Lectures / Talks / Public Events

Marble Hill Camera Club, Gottscheer Hall, Queens NY

You Can’t Be Buried Here, Screening / Lecture and Conversation with Chris Leong, Triple Canopy, New York, NY

Indefinite Deposits, Screening / Project Briefing and Conversation With C. Spencer Yeh, Triple Canopy, New York, NY
A Skyscraper With No Windows: On 33 Thomas St., with Addison Godel, Henrik Moltke, Laura Poitras, and Lucy Teitler, Swiss Institute, New York, NY
Artist Talk and Conversation with Erin Shirreff, Swiss Institute, New York, NY
The Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY, visiting artist

NYU, Guest lecturer for Cheryl Yun

Franklin Street Works, artist lecture

Columbia University, Visiting Artists Lecture Series
Princeton University, guest lecturer
Institute of Fine Arts NYU, visiting artist

Princeton University, guest lecturer

Syracuse University, visiting artist

Reed College / The Backroom, Art and Lawlessness, with Robert Slifkin

The Cooper Union, guest lecturer
Sarah Lawrence College, guest lecturer, photography
New York University, guest critic, printmaking

Artist Publications

“On The Beach” a series for Triple Canopy, 2015 – Ongoing
Episode 1 “Made to be Found”, Triple Canopy, 2015, Online.
Episode 2 “A Prime Condition”, Triple Canopy, 2017, Online.
Episode 3 “Midnight Sun”, Triple Canopy, 2018, Online.
“Artist’s Artists,” Artforum, Dec 2016
Parta-PartB volume no.1.
curated by Ana Wolovick. Print Edition, 2015
“Cenotaphs” Portfolio, Bomb Magazine Online, May 4th 2015, Online.
“Proxy Cipher Vietnam”, Postcard, Cabinet Magazine ,Punishment Issue , Summer 2012


Best Documentary Short, Indielisboa, 2017
Deframed Audience Award, Kurzfilm Hamburg, 2017


Goings on About Town; Art, The New Yorker, June 25, 2018. Print.
Shechet Epstein, Sonia, “On Triple Canopy: Frank Heath’s On The Beach”, Museum of The Moving Image, Sloan Science and Film, June 6, 2018, Online.

Heinrich, Will. “Frank Heath: Blue Room,” New York Times, March 9, 2017
Gat, Orit. “Frank Heath: Blue Room,” Frieze, Feb 28 2017
Slifkin, Rob. “The Wire: On Frank Heath,” Artforum, May 2017
Vogel, Wendy. “Frank Heath: Blue Room,” Art In America, June 1, 2017
Rose Sharp, Sarah. “Playing Out Fantasies on the Phone with Customer Service,” Hyperallergic, July 6, 2017
Lyne, Charlie. “The No-Label Festival: True/False and the Politics of Programming,” Sight and Sound, May 24, 2017

Orit, Gat. “Reviews in Brief: 8 New York Gallery Shows to See This Month”,, Nov. 2014
Gopnik, Blake. “Frank Heath” The Daily Pic, Artnet News, Nov. 3rd, 2014
“Frank Heath”, Lookout, Art in America, Sept. 18th , 2014
Saltz, Jerry. “Jerry Saltz Dives Into the Lower East Side Art Scene and Emerges Optimistic”, New York Magazine, Sept. 12th , 2014
Charlesworth, JJ. “Art Basel Roundup” Art Review, June 2014

Mahowald, Tyler, “Work in Progress”, V Magazine, Fall Preview issue 2013, pp. 44-47
Heddaya, Mostafa. “Considering Errors, Omissions, and Mistakes in Art”, Hyperalleric, Sept. 19th, 2013
Barliant, Claire. “Kool Aid Wino”, Kool Aid Wino, Franklin Street Works, July (cat.)
Russo, Peter. “Looking Back, Looking Forward”, Frieze blog, Jan. 7th

Chamberlain, Colby, “Frank Heath”,, posted April 11, 2012
Proxy Cipher Vietnam, Cabinet Magazine Punishment Issue Postcard
Hurst, Howard. “Loving the Unlovable”, Hyperallergic, posted July 26, 2012
Tan, Lumi, Horivit, David ed. “Interview”, Matter Out of Place, The Future, Vancouver
Coburn, Tyler, “Future Great 2012: Frank Heath”, Art Review, Issue 57, March 2012, pp. 86-87
Russeth, Andrew. “When is a cat not a cat? When it’s a sculpture”, New York Observer, April 10th, 2012

“100 Artists to Watch”, Modern Painters, Dec 2011 / January 2012

Additional Film/Photography Credits

Contributing Photographer: Ryan Gallagher, Henrik Moltke, “The Wiretap Rooms”, The Intercept, June 25, 2018

Videography: C. Spencer Yeh: Two Workaround Works Around Calder, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

Editor and Additional Cinematography: Donald Cried, Directed by Kris Avedisian,
Distribution by The Orchard
New Directors New Films, Museum of Modern Art, New York NY (screening)

Editor: Island Universe, Josiah McElheny dir.