being mindful of the present and recognizing the past
2019, Oil on linen, 24 x 60 in.
understanding the importance, alive
2019, Cigar box, archival ink-jet prints, wood, shellac, brass nails, oil on linen, 5 x 6.5 x 4.5 in.
reflect on nurturing
2020, Cigar box, archival ink-jet prints, wood, shellac, acrylic paint, oil on linen, 4.875 x 6.25 in. x 3.375 in.
Charles Heppner is an artist currently living in Austin. He was born in Chicago into a large Catholic family where individualism was allowed unfettered. He attended Saint Ignatius College Prep then went on to earn a degree in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Though always an artist, he has raced bicycles in France, had a career in finance, and is a devoted parent of three. Charles' practice includes painting, photography and mixed media. His aesthetic has strong connections to nature and spirituality.