8.2.18


Illustrations by Hetta Gardner
Curated by Rebecca Wing and John Massier
Opening Thursday August 2nd 6-9PM | INVITE
On View: August 2nd-18th
Gallery Hours: Fridays 5:30-7:30PM, during all Sugar City events and by appointment.

Hetta Gardner is an artist from Buffalo, New York. She is fourteen and is in the ninth grade at City Honors School. Her first art exhibition was in 2017 at Rust Belt Books. Her work was also included in the 2018 Hallwalls Members Exhibition. Hetta received the Celebrating Art! award presented by Buffalo Public Schools in 2017.

Hetta Gardner draws primarily in graphite. She illustrates human figures which often feature self portraits. Warped versions of the face and body are common in her work. Each drawing represents an emotion or feeling and its outward appearance on the human form.