Hetty Baiz is a visual artist who works in mixed media. Her most recent solo exhibit, Nonhuman Animals: Eat, Test, Love, was featured at the Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, in conjunction with a panel led by the world-renowned moral philosopher Peter Singer.
Hetty’s work was selected for exhibition in numerous venues nationally and internationally including the Incheon International Women Artists Biennale in South Korea, the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York, the New York Hall of Science, the New Jersey Arts Annual and DrawingSpace, Melbourne, Australia, as well as in China, Tibet, Dubai and France.
In addition to her studio work, Hetty teaches art at Philani, a health-focused organization located in the underserved communities outside of Cape Town, South Africa.
Hetty received a BFA from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia. She was awarded a fellowship to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Hetty studied with Jacob Lawrence, Robert Goodnough, Friedal Dzubus and other prominent artists. She credits her mother, Elizabeth Baiz, a former student of Hans Hofmann, as being one of her most influential teachers.