Sally Heller is multimaterial-based artist who builds temporary installations and then fashions permanent works from these hand-built constructions. Some of the venues she's exhibited in include Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX; Depauw University, Greencastle, IN; Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA; Miami University, Oxford, OH; Ohio State University, Kempner Fine Art, NY, NY; Louisiana Museum of Science and Art, LA; and Scope, Miami, FL.
Currently, Heller has a solo show at Moore College of Art in Philadephia. She has received residencies from Headlands Center for the Arts in San Francisco, CA, Civitella Ranieri in Italy, Studio School,Vermont and Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, NY. In 2008, she was the recipient of a Joan Mitchell grant to build an outdoor public sculpture which stands in downtown New Orleans.
Heller is currently building a stainless steel sculpture for a private collector. Her work is in the collections of the New Orleans Museum of Art, Walda and Sydney Besthoff, David Hoffman, Howard Read, Freeport–McMoRan, and many others. She holds a BS from University of Wisconsin and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University.