Heather Bird Harris

Artist + Heather Bird Harris

I am an artist, mother, and educator living in New Orleans, Louisiana. I make paint from handfuls of foraged, local earth pigments and mix it with washes of water on canvas to recreate geologic processes and process eco-anxiety. My work explores the throughlines between land history and Louisiana’s current environmental crises as well as mothering in the face of climate change.

I received my BA in Art History and Studio Art from Skidmore College in 2009 and master’s degree in education leadership from Columbia University in 2013. As an educator, I coach school leaders and write anti-racist history curriculum for schools in Louisiana, which is a lens that deeply informs my work. I have participated in multiple exhibitions in New York, Louisiana, and California including Anthropocene Epiphany at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. I was recently selected for the 2022 Arts New Orleans SALON Residency with a solo exhibition in April 2022, "Where the Water Goes." I am represented by Cole Pratt Gallery in New Orleans, Louisiana and Mont Art House in Houston, Texas. 

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