Jay Heikes


Jay Heikes & Todd Norsten News

Highpoint artists Jay Heikes & Todd Norsten will be part of a group exhibition at Federica Schiavo Gallery in Rome, Italy starting on September 5 through October 1, 2016.  The exhibition is conceived to foster dialogue between different artistic practices that have in common the constant research of signs and symbols from the contemporary world, both real and digital.

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Left: Installation image of Jay Heikes’s exhibition ‘RA’ | Federica Schiavo Gallery | May 15 – July 2, 2014

Right: Installation image of Todd Norsten’s exhibition ‘The Heart of Everything That Is’ | Federica Schiavo Gallery | March 18 – May 7, 2016



Jay Heikes (b. 1975, Princeton, NJ) holds degrees from the University of Michigan (BFA) and Yale University (MFA), and lives and works in Minneapolis, MN. His work has been collected and exhibited widely at galleries and museums in North America and Europe, including the Aspen Art Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), P.S. 1 (New York), the New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), and Walker Art Center (Minneapolis). Heikes participated in the 2006 Whitney Biennial, and is represented by Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York and Federica Schiavo Gallery in Rome, Italy.

Todd Norsten lives and works in Minneapolis. He holds a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Norsten has been the recipient of fellowships from Ellen Boetel Steckle, the Jerome Foundation, and the McKnight Foundation. He has had solo exhibitions at galleries worldwide including Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN; Federica Schiavo, Rome, Italy; and Adams & Ollman, Portland, Oregon. Norsten has participated in group exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Arario Museum, Seoul, South Korea; Blondeau Fine Art, Geneva, Switzerland; and International Print Center New York, New York, NY. Norsten’s work resides in numerous public and private collections, including the British Museum, the Walker Art Center, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.