Poetry and Ceramics, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 1963
BA, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 1962
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Trevi Flash Art Museum Of Contemporary Art, Trevi, Italy
Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
Heilmann's work has been the subject of numerous exhibitions, including the 2007-08 traveling retrospective "Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone," which appeared at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Contemporary Art Museum Houston, the Orange County Museum, and the Wexner Center for the Arts. She was included in the 2008 and 1989 Whitney Biennials and the landmark exhibition "WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution" (2007-08) at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and MoMA PS1.