I explore the role that simple technology and manufactured items can play in creative practice. This approach seems apt in a world of industrial production and consumer goods – and of course, the advertisements for them. How do I make art about my experiences in this culture without simply repeating commercial messages? I think it is important to address our own responses to this competitive environment, and examine the values we use to direct technology.
Heather is a British visual artist, born in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, currently living and working in the USA. She obtained her B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee, Scotland.
Heather Lewis’ work has been shown in solo and group shows in galleries in the United States and abroad including the Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York ; The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey; The McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, North Carolina; The Affordable Art Fair, London; and The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland. Her work is in private, public and corporate collections including those of Perth City Council in Perth, Scotland; Art in Hospitals in Edinburgh, Scotland; and Chevron UK Limited, in London.
Website – www.heatherlewis.net