2024 Poster Artist: Mary Heilmann

World-renowned painter Mary Heilmann has been selected as the featured poster artist. The 32nd annual festival will run as an expanded 11-day event from October 4 – 14, 2024.

The poster for the 2024 festival continues the 32-year tradition of featuring artwork from local Hamptons artists. This year’s poster features the internationally acclaimed artist Mary Heilmann’s piece “Maricopa Highway”: 2014, oil on canvas, 42 x 42 x 1.5”, © Mary Heilmann. (Photo credit: Marie Catalano, courtesy of the artist, 303 Gallery, New York, and Hauser & Wirth.)

A documentary on Heilmann’s life and career, Matt Creed’s MARY HEILMANN: WAVES, ROADS, AND HALLUCINATIONS, had its world premiere at the 2023 Hamptons International Film Festival and is scheduled to be released by Tribeca Films. HIFF will host a screening of the documentary and unveil the striking new poster with Ms. Heilmann’s work at an event this summer, held in conjunction with The Parrish Art Museum.

Born in 1940 in San Francisco, California. Mary Heilmann earned a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara (1962), and an MA from the University of California, Berkeley (1967). She moved to New York the following year, in 1968. Since then, Heilmann’s work has appeared in three Whitney Biennial exhibitions (1972, 1989, 2008) and is included in the permanent collections of many museums worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, San Francisco MoMA, National Gallery of Art, the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, Netherlands, and the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany.

She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2017), was a United States Artists Oliver Fellow (2014), and has received the Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation Award (2006) and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. Mary Heilmann lives and works in Bridgehampton and New York City. Heilmann is represented by Hauser & Wirth and 303 Gallery, New York. Learn more at maryheilmann.com, and follow her on Instagram @maryheilmannstudio

HIFF32 is supported by Presenting Sponsor Artemis Rising Foundation; Premier Sponsor Audi; Signature Sponsors UBS and King & Spalding; official Media Partners WNBC, The Atlantic, The East Hampton Star, The Purist; Contributing Sponsors Naturopathica, Silvercup Studios and Assemble Media; and foundation supporters New York State Council on the Arts and Suffolk County Film Commission.