Heather Wright (she/her, they/them) is a Southeast Minnesota transplant from the Iron Range, getting her BFA from UMD and interning at the Tweed Museum of Art, where one of her clay pieces is in the collection.

She sat on the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council for a term and a half while parenting two daughters, later adding one more, and working in fiber arts.

Wright is a past president of the Range Fiberart Guild, and a past curator of the MN Federation of Weavers & Fiber Artists Annual Exhibition.

"Mess o'sphere" by Heather Wright (ink and markers on Bristol)
"Mess o'sphere" by Heather Wright (ink and markers on Bristol)

Currently a professional florist in Rochester (at Tulips & Truffles), Wright is enjoying a return to drawing and illustration with a new emphasis on watercolor. Her imagery is inspired by botany, micro landscapes, medical and space sciences, pagan lore, textile design, abstract expressionism, Orphism, cubism, and figure study.

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She has exhibited in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio, and is a member of Threshold Arts in Rochester. Her work can be found at Threshold Arts and Herring Art & Frame.

On social media, find her with the tag @ART4Mstudio.

"Apothecium" by Heather Wright (watercolor, ink, and wax pencil on Bristol)
"Apothecium" by Heather Wright (watercolor, ink, and wax pencil on Bristol)

This artist is on display at 125 Live through September attend the reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20.