Heather Deyling earned a BFA in painting from Kent State University and an MFA in painting and drawing from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Research of plant and fungal forms drives her studio practice, which includes drawing, sculpture and installation. She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the United States, including Contemporary Textiles and Fiber Arts at the Spartanburg Art Museum in Spartanburg, SC, Creeper, a large-scale public art installation at the Nashville International Airport and Entity, a site-specific installation at Gallery 621 in Tallahassee, FL. In spring 2016 she will be artist is residence at Bullseye Glass in Emeryville, CA. She also keeps a blog on drawing and contemporary creative practice: http://drawingcurrents.blogspot.com/. Currently, Deyling is Professor of Foundation Studies in eLearning at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives and works in San Francisco, CA.