Heather Deyling is an artist and educator whose current and ongoing body of work, the “Invented Hybrids” series, includes works in drawing, glass and fiber-based sculpture. Her studio practice is driven by research and observation of natural forms, such as succulents, fungi and marine invertebrates. She earned an MFA in painting from Tyler School of Art at Temple University and a BFA from Kent State University. Deyling has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the United States. Recent projects and exhibitions include a residency and exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles and a public art project for the City of Emeryville Art in Public Places Bus Shelter Art Program. Deyling is Professor of Foundation Studies in eLearning at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives and works in San Francisco, CA.
Deyling also keeps a blog on drawing and contemporary creative practice: http://drawingcurrents.blogspot.com/.