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Join Heather Bhandari as Forward Union presents an evening of comedic relief at @kickstarter HQ in response to the urgent need for sexual and reproductive freedom with stand-up, performances, art, and action on Thu, Sep 12. Cry Until You Laugh with comedians Lorelei Ramirez, Marcia Belsky, Marie Faustin, and Jes Tom, performance artist Narcissister, a banner installation by Amy Khoshbin/House of Trees, an interactive feminist library by INNER COURSE, and free beer from Brooklyn’s @circabrewingco.

Thursday, September 12, 6:30pm
Kickstarter Headquarters Brooklyn, NY
Tickets here.

Suggested donation of $10-$25 directly benefits participating nonprofits @lgbtcenternyc, @outsmartnyc, and @shoutyourabortion!


107th CAA Annual Conference

Heather Bhandari presents her paper, “The Role of Artist Empowerment in a Changing Gallery System”

Business of Contemporary Art in the Demise of Small or Mid-Size Galleries
Saturday, February 16th, 2019
10:30am - 12pm

New York Hilton Midtown - 2nd Floor - Gramercy East


Over, Under, Forward, Back
Natalia Nakazawa (Guest Host, Batch 3)

ON VIEW: JANUARY 12 - MARCH 30, 2019
OPENING: February 9, 6-9pm
Arlington Art Center, Main Galleries

Over, Under, Forward, Back  features ten contemporary artists working in fibers, textiles, and related materials whose work embodies and reflects on labor, time, and history. Participating artists: April Camlin, Steven Frost, Rania Hassan, Sarah J. Hull, Robin Kang, Julia Kwon, Olivia Tripp Morrow, Natalia Nakazawa, Danni O’Brien, and Sarah Stefana Smith.


Sneak Peek of the Art World Conference 2019
Heather Bhandari & Dexter Wimberly

In April of 2019, the inaugural Art World Conference will gather 300 artists and arts professionals in New York City to talk about business and financial literacy. Join organizers Dexter Wimberly and Heather Bhandari for a discussion about entrepreneurship, self-empowerment, sustainability, and the shifting power dynamics in the art world. Cara Ober, artist and BmoreArt founding editor-in-chief, will moderate the discussion.

Wednesday, November 7th
Doors | 6:15 PM
Conversation | 6:30 PM

110 East 25th Street New York, NY 10010
More Info & RSVP here.


Panel discussion
”How to Collect Art”

Courtney Colman, Nicole Archibeque of Nava Contemporary, & Helen Hatch of Sotheby’s SF

October 13th, 12pm
LinkedIn Offices, San Francisco
(for Art@LinkedIn members)

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panel discussion
"dissolving borders in the art world"

Heather Bhandari, Courtney Colman & Steven Sergiovanni

Trestle Gallery
April 17th, 7-8pm
More info here.


"re-Model: Strategic Career Thinking from Art World Insiders"

Heather Bhandari participates in the Re-Model speaker series, "designed to bring artists together to discuss the vital issues that really matter to them."

Baltimore Museum of Art
March 29
More Info Here.