Andrea Joyce Heimer | '24 Hours in Great Falls, Montana' at Nino Mier Gallery

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Andrea Joyce Heimer presents 24 paintings representing each hour of the day she lost her virginity in new show 24 Hours in Great Falls, Montana at Nino Mier Gallery. Opening March 26th, the show follows that day in Heimer’s life through the lead up, through noon when the fateful event occurred, and finishing out the remainder of the disappointed hours. “I look back at that day and think that’s where the trouble began. Of course it’s not that simple, but those twenty-four hours were formative,” writes Heimer in her statement. “I still find myself downstairs when I should be up.”

24 Hours in Great Falls, Montana is open through April 9, 2022 at Nino Mier Gallery in Glassell Park.

Andrea Joyce Heimer. “6:00 a.m.: It is 6:00 a.m. and I, twisting around in the space between dreams and wakefullness, imagine how sex will make me feel, when and if I ever have it. I picture my fifteen year old body, awash in orgasms – strong, striking, and glowing from the light of a hundred meteors. I picture feeling the best I’ve ever felt. I picture being at one with nature. I picture fish jumping out of their streams just to get a peek at me.” (2022). Acrylic & oil pastel on panel. 40 x 30 in.

Andrea Joyce Heimer. “1:00 p.m: After I lose my virginity I think of the inconceivable numbers of women who have been as surprised and disappointed as I now am. I feel part of history.” (2022). Acrylic & oil pastel on panel. 40 x 30 in.