Celebrated artist Heidi Henderson’s work blends traditional, ancestral, and contemporary elements that reflect her ancestry, lived experience and unique west coast style. She works in oil, watercolour, pen & ink, acrylic, clay, wood, textiles, digital and sterling silver.
She creates art from a place of the pure joy of expression for museums and private collections. She designs wearable art as clothing, home accents & jewellery for Dancing Chilkat. Heidi is also an author, writer and podcaster who shares her insights on natural history, First Nation stories, Indigenous language teaching tools, science communication, species of the Pacific Northwest and paleontology. She is the writer/producer on the television show, BC’s Fossil Bounty, now playing on TELUS Optik TV.
Heidi is Norwegian-Canadian Kwagu'ł (Kwakiutl) Kwakwaka'wakw & proud citizen of the Central Council of Tlingit & Haida of Alaska living on the west coast of British Columbia.