bio

Heather Prost (she/her) is a mixed media artist, scholar, facilitator, writer, and maker based in the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

Heather believes in the power of community engagement, as such, immerses herself into it through volunteer work. Alongside Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Women’s Centre Coordinator, Paola Quiros, Heather co-created ARThrive, a bi-weekly arts based workshop for survivors of trauma and sexualized violence. She facilitates a quarterly zine making workshop with the New West Secondary School Gay-Straight Alliance, which granted her the Ken Chan LGBT Undergraduate Award. Heather is a youth mentor at Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA), is on the Visual Arts Committee with the Arts Council of New Westminster, and serves on the Board of Directors with Access Gallery.

Presently, Heather is finishing her final semester of her undergraduate degree (Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and Dialogue in Communications) at SFU. She is currently working on The Spoon Project, which is an exploration of invisible illnesses through a critical disability studies lens. She is the mother to three cats and a bunch of fake plants.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s