Press

2015 Ollman, Leah. “In Mesmerizing Photograms, a ghostly dance of metaphors.” LA Times. 27 September, 2015. P. E6. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-mary-beth-heffernan-sloan-projects-20150921-story.html

2015 Garchik, Leah. “‘Making of a Mensch’ and Making of a Movie About It.” The San  Francisco Chronicle. September 23, 2015. http://www.sfchronicle.com/entertainment/garchik/article/Making-of-a-mensch-and-making-of-a-movie-6522423.php

2015 Schain, Tiffany. The Adaptable Mind. Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change.  http://www.letitripple.org/adaptable_mind

2015 Lutz, Tom and Jerry Gorin. “An Artist Intervention in the Ebola Crisis by LARB AV.” Los Angeles Review of Books. 31 July 2015. https://lareviewofbooks.org/essay/an-artists-intervention-ebola-crisis

2015 O’Connor, Mimi. “The Science Behind Why Hope Can Help Heal Us.” Huffington Post. 1 June 2015.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ornish-living/the-science-behind-why-ho_b_7346380.html

2015 Monzon, Mariasun. “La Sonrisa Del Ébola.” Zazpika no: 851. (GARA No. 5902) 17 May 2015.

2015 Harris-Perry, Melissa. “Putting a Face on the Ebola Workers.” The Melissa Harris-Perry Show. MSNBC. 5 May 2015. http://www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/putting-a-face-on-the-ebola-workers-439990851780

2015 Campbell-Dollaghan, Kelsey. “The Race to Build a Better Suit for Ebola Aid Workers.” Gizmodo. 22 April 2015.  http://gizmodo.com/the-race-to-build-a-better-ebola-suit-1699187805

2015 Mallonee, Laura C. “Picturing the People Inside Ebola Hazmat Suits.” Hyperallergic. 16 April, 2015. http://hyperallergic.com/199732/picturing-the-people-inside-ebola-hazmat-suits/

2015 Zamorano, Abraham. “La fotógrafa que les puso sonrisa a los enmascarados del ébola.” BBC Mundo. 15 April 2015.http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/noticias/2015/04/150409_ebola_proyecto_fotografia_traje_protector_az

2015 Yam, Kimberly. “Artist Creates Quick Fix That Humanizes Ebola Aid Workers Inside Their Intimidating Suits.” Huffington Post. 15 April, 2015. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/13/ebola-portrait-project_n_7055208.html?1428959742

2015 Will, Madeline. “Alleviating Fear.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. 13 April 2015. http://chronicle.com/article/New-Dean-Asks-More-of-a/229253

2015 Aizenman, Nurith. “An Artist’s Brainstorm: Put Photos on Those Faceless Suits.” National Public Radio, All Things Considered. 9 April 2015. http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/04/09/397853271/an-artists-brainstorm-put-photos-on-those-faceless-ebola-suits

2015 Dinardo, Perry. “Putting a Face On the Fight Against Ebola.” The Arnold P. Gold Foundation. 9 April 2015. http://humanism-in-medicine.org/putting-face-fight-against-ebola/

2015 Heffernan, James A.W. “How Headshots Are Humanizing Ebola Health Care Workers.” Huffington Post. 9 April 2015. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-heffernan/how-headshots-are-humaniz_b_7034504.html

2015 Werman , Marco and Andrea Crossan. “For Ebola Patients, A Way To See The Faces of Those Helping.” The World, Public Radio International (PRI). 7 April 2015. http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-04-07/ebola-patients-way-see-faces-those-helping

2015 Wagley, Catherine. “Ebola Suits Look So Scary. So This L.A. Artist Had An Idea.” The L.A. Weekly. 6 April 2015. http://www.laweekly.com/arts/ebola-suits-make-people-look-scary-so-this-la-artist-had-an-idea-5445251

2010 Frank, Peter. City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship Award Catalog. Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, 2010. http://cola2010.lamag.org/index.php?/visual/mary-beth-heffernan–about/

2009 Souri. “LA – A DAY IN LA: WASHINGTON BOULEVARD ART CONCERT (10.11.09)” http://www.hustlerofculture.com/me_we/2009/10/la-a-day-in-la-washington-boulevard-art-concert-101109.html

2008 Carl Kozlowski. “Intriguing Intersection.” Pasadena Weekly. Thursday, June 12. P. 26.

2007 George, Lynell. “Indelible ink: A photography exhibit shows Marine tattoos as eulogies to the lost.” Los Angeles Times. 27 October 2007 p. 1, pp. E1, E17. Four photos.
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-1027-heffernan-pg,0,5619148.photogallery?index=1
http://articles.latimes.com/2007/10/27/calendar/et-heffernan27

2007 Tucker, Brian. “Saving Their Skins.Mary Beth Heffernan – Soldier’s Skin. Exhibition catalog. Pasadena City College Art Gallery, 2015.

2007 Klein, Jennie. “Skin, Text, and Corporeality: Mary Beth Heffernan’s Photography and Installations.” ­Art Papers 31:1 (January/February) p. 1, pp. 23-25.

2006 Taft, Catherine.“Just Desert.”Artforum. May 11, 2006.
http://artforum.com/diary/id=10965

2005 Psyched Out: Photo shows at the CVA and CPAC are filled with edgy psychological subject matter. Michael Paglia. Westword (Art Section.) January 6-12. Volume 28, Number 19.

2004 Art Space of the Year: Center for Visual Art. Kyle MacMillan. The Denver Post. Sunday, December 26. p. 16F.

2004 Critic’s Choice: Visual Arts. Kyle MacMillan. The Denver Post. Sunday, December 5th, p. 2F.

2005 Anxiety and Desire Creep Into Photographs. Debra Malik Demosthenes. Metromode. January. Volume 1 Number 1.

2004 Photo Show Mines the Mind. Voelz Chandler. The Rocky Mountain News. Friday, November 26.

2004 Photos dredge up our “Anxiety and Desire.” Kyle MacMillan. The Denver Post. Friday, November 22.

2004 Anxiety and Desire: A Photographic Map of the Psyche. Tina S. Goodwin. Downtown Denver News. (Staff writer.)

2004 Mary Beth Heffernan, Corpus Inductum. Gastronomica, Summer 4:3, (Univ. of California Press) Photos and artist’s essay.

2004 Knife video work-in-progress featured in Jennie Klein and Joanna Roche’s “Impossible Cohesions” lecture in the “Performance on the Edge: West Coast Performance in the America’s” panel , 92nd Annual College Art Association Conference, Seattle, WA

2003 Edgy Artist: Sculptor works in local knife factory. Virginia Ray. The Recorder, Friday, August 22, 2003, p. 1. (Photograph)

2003 Lamson & Goodnow’s Factory Inspires Mary Beth Heffernan. (Staff writer) West County News, August 14-20 issue, pp. 10-11. (Photograph)

2001 Rebecca Solnit. As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender and Art (University of Georgia Press, 2001) (photographs)

1997 Rebecca Solnit, The View from Mount Venus – On the Aesthetic of the Exquisite. Art Issues. Summer 1997 (photograph)

1997 Light Work Grant Recipients, Gary Hesse, Contact Sheet 93 (photographs)

1997 Critics’ Picks: Flesh!; Saint Paul Pioneer Press, June 27, 1977.

1997 Flesh!; Francis Hwang, City Pages, July 2, 1997

1997 Gallery Roundup: Culturata, Francis Hwang, City Pages, July 9, 1997 (photograph)

1997 In the Flesh!; Kendra Ramic, Arts and Entertainment, July 16, 1997. (photograph)

1997 Art Galleries showing diverse collections; Doug Hanson, Variety, July 22, 1997

1997 Survey on Taste. From the Fold Series, Mary Beth Heffernan, Documents, 8 Winter 1997. (photographs)

1997 Current Fictions: Work by Emerging Artist at MoPA, Caroline Koebel, Uptown Newsmagazine, January 1997

1996 Surreality Check: Emerging Artists in Spotlight at MoPA, Neil Kendricks, The San Diego Union Tribune, December 12, 1996

1996 Die 90er Jahre Im Handgepack, Heimo Ranzenbacher, Kronen Zeitung, 16 October 1996 (photographs)

1996 Positionen: Vier Frauen as L.A., Kathi Hofmann-Sewera, Kleine Zeitung, 19 October 1996

1996 Kalifornisches Damenquartett Kunst im Reisegepack, Annema Happe, Neue Zeit, 20 September 1996

1996 Kunstlerinnen Packen Aus; Ku Im Tachenformat, Von Claudia Taucher, Kleine Zeitung, 29 August, 1996

1996 American Art in the 1990’s and The Becoming Series, discussion aired on Studio 5, Ed. Ernst Grohotolsky, Channel 02, 5:00 -6:00pm 4 October, 1996. Graz, Austria.

1996 “Staging: The Prefabricated Image” at the University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, Jennie Klein, New Art Examiner, March 1996

1995 Mary Beth Heffernan at Craig Krull Gallery, Claudine Ise, Artweek, November 1995 (Photograph)

1995 La mise en scene de l’image, Jennifer Couelle, Le Devoir, November 5, 1995 photo), Montreal, Canada.

1995 Curatorial Magic, Lucinda Catchlove, Hour, Arts and Entertainment, November 23-29 (Photograph). Montreal, Canada.

1995 Photos stage, not capture, images, Robert L. Pincus, The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 30, 1995

1993 University Unveils Sexy Photo Exhibit, John Scheibe, Imperial Valley Press, February 21, 1993 (Photograph)

1992 Art in Your Ears, The San Diego Reader, October 8, 1992

1992 Art on Display, The Tuscaloosa News, November 22, 1992 (Photographs)

1992 Power of ‘nude’ exhibit lies in the images, not in words; Neil Kendricks, The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 24, 1992 (Photograph)