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Voyage Houston, September 2018

Meet the Artist Al Heilman

New CAL exhibit titled 'Christmas is for Giving' November 21, 2017 | Maggie Gutierrez

Award-winning area abstract artist Al Heilman has been busy since turning over the Presidency of the Conroe Art League Board last year to Karen Blake. ... An enamel-on-copper necklace titled ...

Conroe Art League hosts 2nd Annual Invitational Exhibit February 7, 2017 | From the Community

Among them are Wendy Layne, "Fifteen"; Colored Pencil; Al Heilman, "Pathway", Digital Photo on Aluminum; Bob Shepherd, "Texas Poppies", Oil; Jesse Lane, "Oasis", Colored Pencil; Patty Gary, "The Shopkeeper, ...

Art Talk: CAL National Invitational finalists now on exhibit January 31, 2017 | Maggie Gutierrez

Those artists are: Jack Delaney and Jesse Lane (The Woodlands); Patti Gary and Bob Shepherd (Montgomery); Al Heilman (Willis); Wendy Layne (Conroe) and Dawna Hasara (Spring).

Art Talk: CAL student show features passionate portraiture January 17, 2017 | Maggie Gutierrez

They are: Wendy Layne of Conroe; two entries by Linda Duffy of Magnolia; Patti Gary and Bob Shepherd of Montgomery; Dawna Hasara of Spring; Al Heilman of Willis; Jack Delaney and Jesse Lane of The Woodlands.

Art Talk: Many touched by Conroe's rich, diverse visual arts community in 2016 January 3, 2017 | Maggie Gutierrez

Abstract painter, sculptor and jeweler, Al Heilman, (Willis) had an abstract mixed media sculpture titled "Directions," juried into "Studio Visit" magazine and a "eutectic"-fired fine silver on enamel piece ...

Nutrition and the visual arts: integrating art, science February 18, 2015

Al Heilman has been integrating art and science for most of his life. ... Heilman and award-winning CISD art teacher and CAL member, Terri Sanders. ...Heilman's concern about the importance of healthy food choices.

Musician Mary Curtis Taylor takes home the GCAA Visionary Award August 27, 2016

Recipients of this year's Monties include: Al Heilman for the Conroe Art League; Gayle Laminack for Conroe Symphony Orchestra; Ron Liston for the Crighton Theatre Foundation; Nancy Kolb for the Friends of the Flag ...

Karen Foerster Blake named new CAL president August 31, 2016

Al Heilman, who recently received the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance's Pursuit of Excellence award in the visual arts, has had to step down as the longest-serving President of the Conroe Art League.

Student art show winners, a new CAL leader April 30, 2014

Al Heilman was elected President of the Conroe Art League on April 26. ... Heilman in three-dimensional reconstruction and design at the human level. ...Heilman also continued to practice woodworking and developed his skills as a photographer.

Porter High student wins 2nd trip to US Capito lMay 25, 2016

Al Heilman, with the art teaching skills of master artist and award-winning CISD teacher, Terri Sanders, this year's "Nutrition and Art" project got underway on April 13.

Denver artist hosts pet portrait workshop June 10-12 April 27, 2016

Al Heilman, with the art teaching skills of master artist and award-winning CISD teacher, Terri Sanders, this year's "Nutrition and Art" project got underway on April 13.

Save the date for CAL '12 by 12' gala fundraiser September 30, 2015

Al Heilman (sculpture); Wendy Layne (colored pencil); Fred Carter (wood carving); Jack DeNina (jewelry) and Lizzy Greenburg (jewelry).

Art on display at Saturday's Real Life, Real Music Festival October 3, 2014

TWO TO HOUSTON Two accomplished area contemporary artists, Marilyn Lowery and Al Heilman, have been accepted into the 32nd Juried Membership Exhibition of the Visual Arts Alliance (VAA). ... A wood, brass and ...

Celebrate the winners of the National Art Invitational February 3, 2016

AREA ARTIST BREAKS INTO THE NATIONAL ART SCENE With a piece of his artwork recently juried into the latest issue of "Studio Visit" magazine, area artist Al Heilman now has a nationwide audience of more than ...

Saying farewell to 'the man who paints in the window' January 22, 2015

Al Heilman is amongst the professional Texas artists whose artwork was selected amongst the top 15 finalists for this year's The Woodlands High School Art Trust (TWHSAT). ... One of the paintings, "Directions" ...