Feb 11, 2022
In this episode, Alicia host an interview with figurative artist, scenic painter, and independent curator Heather Heitzenrater. They discuss the artist's ongoing series of work centered around reflective surfaces and the human form, her experiences working as a scenic painter, and other highlights in her career thus far.
Heather Heitzenrater was born in 1992 and grew up in Punxsutawney, PA. She now lives with her husband and their two cats in Pittsburgh, PA. Heather received her BFA in Painting and Drawing from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2015. Her work has been shown Nationally including Erie Art Museum, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, and Baton Rouge Gallery. She has been published in Poet Artist Magazine, Pikchur Magazine and Minus 37. Heather has won awards, given artist talks, curated and juried local art shows. In addition, she is as an active member of The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. Along with showing her work, Heather instructs figurative workshops at Pittsburgh Center of the Arts and is a Scenic Artist for ScareHouse. Heather and her husband, Christopher Boring, share a space at the Radiant Hall Susquehanna location.