Her compass has led her to Florence, Italy to study at Santa Repararta International School of Art and she received a full fellowship for a residency at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and also attended Vermont Studio Center. Heather has produced nine solo exhibitions thus far. Heather enjoys collaborative and cross-disciplinary art. She intertwines dance, movement and sound in large installations. This experience has led her to teach at the Art Students League of NY, NYC.
Heather now embarks on a Transdicsiplinary venture, combining Science and Sailing with the Arts through her Sailcloth Art Project. She has been awarded an SRU Student Faculty Research Grant, and an Erie Arts & Culture grant. The collaborative exhibition debuted at the Bayfront Maritime Center, Erie, PA during the Tall Ships Festival, September 2016.