Cliff Hengst’s topics will include:
don't quit your day job
when am I going to make a living
inspiration for creating
don't make me pick one thing
my past and my present
I don't like your work
orchids and onions
what am I doing on stage?
the state of art and performance in the Bay Area
amongst other things.
Cliff Hengst is a visual artist and performer working and living in San Francisco. He has recently shown work with his husband, painter Scott Hewicker (BFA SFAI 1992), at Gallery 16 in San Francisco. Hengst has performed at SFMOMA, as well as many other various venues in the Bay Area including The Lab, Minnesota Street, and Southern Exposure. He is currently working on Mr. Akita, a one-man play written and directed by Asher Hartman and produced by Machine Project in Los Angeles. This play will be performed in March at Hauser Wirth and Schimmel in Los Angeles and in April at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive as part of the MATRIX Program for Contemporary Art.
Cliff Hengst, Dollar Bill My Ass, 2016; Ink and acrylic paint on posterboard; 60 x 120 inches