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2017-2019      Ph.D. ABD, European Graduate School, Saas-Fe, Switzerland

1998-2000      MFA Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

1992-1995      BFA The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois



2024          That Which Graws in the Dark, Reynolds Gallery

2018          Residue, Reynolds Gallery

2015          Perverse Totems, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2013          Look Up, University of Richmond Downtown Gallery, Richmond, Virginia 2011         

                   Ether, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond Virginia

2010          CoHabitants, William King Museum, Abington, Virginia

2007          GOB war, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

                   Pangaea, The Gallery, VCU, Doha Qatar

2006          Mushy,  Jacob Karpio Galleria, San José, Costa

                   All That You Can Eat, Pillar Parra + Romero Galleria de Arte, Madrid SP

2005          New Paintings, Stux Gallery, New York, New York

                   Amnesia, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia 2004         

                   New Paintings, Stux Gallery, New York, New York

                   Altered Interiors, 2nd Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

2003          Gula, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2002          More Life, Performance, April 1, 2002, Chesterfield Mall, Chesterfield, Virginia

                   Plastic, Collegiate Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2001          More Life, Performance, April 1, 2001, Richmond, Virginia 2000         

                   Measured Emptiness – Bradford Gallery, Richmond, Virginia,



2019          Ship of Fellows, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA

2017          Current Art Fair, Richmond VA

2016          Rock Candy, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

                  Current Art Fair, Richmond, VA

                  Off the Cuff, Group Pop-Up, Reynolds Gallery, Georgetown, Washington, DC, Boston, MA

2014          You Are Surrounded, 2nd Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

                   Exquisite Corpse, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2013           Ghost, MOB Design Space, Richmond, Virginia

2012           BioDIVERSITY Art + Architecture + Design Inspired By Nature, Eric Shindler Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

                   RVA Street Art Festival, Turning Basin, Richmond, Virginia 2010         

                   Episodic Narrative, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA

2010           Cohabitants, William King Museum, Abington, Virginia

2009          The Art of Chi-Yun, Laura Robins Gallery, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

2008          next, Chicago Art fair, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

                  Anonymous III, WPA/Corcoran, Washington DC

                  Quirky, Michael Amy, Curator, Westport Arts Center, Westport, Connecticut

2006          Exchange, DCAC, Washington DC

                  Six Degrees of Separation, Stux Gallery, New York, New York

2005          Public Notice II, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri

                  The American Academy of Arts and Letters, Juried Exhibition, New York, New York

2004          8WP, Karpio Sacchini Gallery, Miami, Florida

                  Painting Identities, Pilar Parra Gallery, Madrid, Spain

                  On Message, Art for our Time, Plant Zero, Richmond, Virginia

                  Brave New World, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas (Catalog Available)

                  Daytrippers, Transformer Gallery, Washington, D.C.

                  Echo, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

                  Stop and Stor, Luxe Gallery, New York, New York

                  Irrational Exuberance, (Curator, David Hunt) Stux Gallery, New York, New York

2003          Three Painters, Stux Gallery, New York

                  Joan Mitchell Award Recipient Exhibition, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

                  Painting, Mclean Project for The Arts, Mclean Virginia

                  Curator’s Choice, WPA/Corcoran, Washington, DC

2001          Undercover, Pace Gallery, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, Virginia

2000          Ocean, Pace Gallery, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, Virginia

                  Trans, Juried Exhibition, (Juror, Shirley Kanada), Main Art Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

                  Artist as Critic, (Juror, Gary Stephan), 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

1999          Works on Paper, Touring Exhibition, Suzhou, and Shanghai, Chin

                   New Painters II – Ryland Bowe Gallery, Richmond, Virginia




  US Department of State, Art in Embassies, Embassy in Shanghai, China

  The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

  The Speed Museum, Louisville, KY

  The Richmond Public Library, Richmond, Virginia

  The Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia

  Altria Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, New York

  Markel Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, New York, New York  (catalog available)

  UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Las Vegas, Nevada


Editors Choice: Browning, Sommer, ARTFORUM, February 2, 2024

Capturing Chaos, Newton, Karen, Style Weekly, September 30, 2015

Mann & Trepanier, Reid, Zachary, Richmond Times-Dispatch September 13, 2015

Temple of Love, Scott-Sinclair, Melissa, Style Magazine, April 28, 2015

Women in the Arts, 

The Power List, Roop, Jason, Style Magazine, September, 2, 2014

Anything Goes: Connector, Collaborator &  Curator, Inside the mind of artist Heide Trepanier, Scott-Sinclair, Melissa,  Weekly,   December 3, 2013

Heide Trepanier and Jack Wax at the Reynolds Gallery, Dulin, Mike, Style Weekly, April 19, 2012

Artist Heide Trepanier, Richmond Times-dispatch staff July 29, 2012

Heide Trepanier: Professor, mom, artist, Guerrere, Michelle, The Collegian, April 21, 2011

The Pleasures of Calculated Action, Power, Kevin, Deputy Director, Reina Sofía Museum, Madrid, Spain; catalog 2010

Heide Trepanier, Lauren Vincelli, RVA Magazine, Volume 5, Issue 8, December 2009

Running An Experiment, Reynolds, Brandon, Style Weekly, August 2008

Top 25, 25 Most Influential People in the Arts, Reynolds, Brandon, Style Weekly, September 5, 2007

In Good Company, Becky Sheilds, Style Weekly, April 5, 2006

Drawn In, Amy Biegelsen, Style Weekly, March 29, 2006

Cuatro X Uno, Sofia Herrera, Magazine, February 22, 2006

Comer Una Cancion De Cuna, Melvin Molina Bustos, Abanico, February 20,2006

Exploraciones de lo Contemporaneo, Joaquin R. Del Paso, Ancora, February 19, 2006 J

Jacob Karpio Galeria P Melvin Molina Bustos, Abanico, 2006repara Gran Fiesta,

Island Hopping in the Name of Art, Dawson, Jessica, Washington Post, March 31, 2005

Heide Trepanier at Stux, Lamia, Nicholas,, March 2005

Art Attack, Gardner, James The New York Post, March 19, 2005 The

Boss of Toss, Perry, Vicky, Off Off Off Art, March 13, 2005

Micro and Cosmic, Buster, Clark, The Richmond Times Dispatch,  January 23, 2005

2004 Theresa Pollack Prizes, Kollatz, Harry, Jr., Richmond Magazine, September, 2004

Everyone is a Part of This Show, Latter, Ruth, The Daily Progress, July 1, 2004

Colorful Sins, Temporary Canvas, Proctor, Roy, Richmond Times Dispatch, April 2003

Chance Encounters, Roberts Pullen, Paulette, Style Magazine April 12 2003

14 Artists to Watch, Neiman, Carrie, Style Weekly, October 16, 2002

Beyond The Orange Door, Kollatz Jr., Harry , Richmond Magazine, August, 2002


2015          Women in the Arts, Style Magazine

2013          Mid-Atlantic Arts Association, Fellowship Grant

2011          Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant

2009          Virginia Museum of Fine Art Professional Fellowship

2006          Richmond Public Arts Commission, Jury Selection for Richmond Public Library Commission

2005          American Academy of Arts and Letters, Juried Exhibition and Awards

2004          Theresa Pollack, Fine/Emerging Artist Award

2003          Jurors Award, Mclean Project for the Arts (Juror, Sara Findlay, Owner, Fusebox)

2002          Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Professional Fellowship

2001          Virginia Commission for the Arts, Fellowship Award

                   Art Count 2000, Virginia Artist Representative

2000          Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Award

                  Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Graduate Fellowship


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