Heather Longfeather's Profile
Born and raised in NYC, I was incredibly lucky to have grown up in a city of multitudes. My influences are broad and expansive; postal mail, stray cats, the shape of driftwood inspires me. In 1999, I left a hefty scholarship at an ivy league school. Disillusioned with academic life, I knew deep down it wasn't what I wanted to be doing. So, i moved around the U.S for a few years before settling down and completing an arts degree in Philadelphia. Though all of my classes had merit, printmaking and book arts stole my heart. The sound of a brayer rolling out ink still makes my skin tingle.
This shop was borne of my friends asking about combining my intuitive and artistic lives. I believe they are one in the same: both paths are unplanned, wavy and meandering, strengthened by a mix of determination and play. And delighting in the unknown.
Since I was a child,...
- Born on September 13
- Joined June 12, 2010