Heather was born in Rochester, Victoria, Australia in 1966 and currently lives in Kalorama, Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, (having also lived in Tasmania for 18 years). She is a mother of four boys and has worked in the media and graphic design industry for around twenty-six years, connecting with people from all over the world. She loves drawing and painting large photo-realistic images inspired by nature and water.
Her work is a visual diary, reflecting the life and hope that water brings. Heather was a finalist in the Tasmanian Glover Prize in 2013 & a finalist in the Fleurieu Art Prize Adelaide 2013. She held two exhibitions in Tasmania in 2013 and produced a book based on her works. She is highly commended in art shows around Melbourne.
Heather currently mentors and teaches creative direction through painting and drawing and runs various courses and programs for people and groups who want to explore the heart rhythm of their creative journey.
She has been a coordinator and manager for many community programs in Australia and overseas including festivals, arts programs, and retreats. Heather also enjoys working with indigenous artists, walking in the Australian bush, and spending time with her family.