Hepler is a well-known Maine artist who is intrigued by the transitions of states and convergence of opposites. In her recent work, Hepler creates large-scale, plastic, inflatable sculptures that slowly deflate and serve as a basis for prints and drawings.
Hepler's lecture will include visual examples of her recent work, such as the images shown above. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Hepler was Visiting Assistant Professor 2003-2009 at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. In 2011, Hepler was an Artist-in-Residence in Roswell, NM. She has had recent solo exhibitions at Suyana Space, Seattle, WA and the Portland Museum of Art. Her work is in many public collections including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the Tate Gallery in London.