Victoria Mara Heilweil
Victoria Mara Heilweil is a nationally exhibited fine art photographer. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the de Young Museum, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, Intersection for the Arts, Southern Exposure, California Academy of Sciences, Art Works Downtown, PHOTO Fine Art and Rayko Photo Gallery in the Bay Area, wall space gallery and Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum in Southern California, University Art Gallery at California State Chico, Minneapolis Photo Center, Visual Arts Center in Portsmouth, VA and Washington Square Art Galleries in New York City. She has also created public and community based art works in conjunction with the ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose, CA and the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco, CA. In 2014 Victoria was awarded a grant from the Puffin Foundation.
In addition to her exhibition history, for the past 18 years Victoria has taught photography and design classes at colleges including San Francisco Art Institute, California College of the Arts, City College of San Francisco, Art Center College of Design and California State University, Fullerton. Victoria also has over 12 years of experience teaching photography to children and teens at an arts based summer camp, a middle school summer arts program, a community arts program and at Rayko Photo Center.
Victoria received a Masters in Photography from California College of the Arts, and is a mom to a funny and inquisitive daughter.
Take a look at her work here