About

Heather C. Davis develops arts and cultural environments through meaningful place-keeping. She is a multimedia artist and writer with a background in archaeology, art, art therapy and museums.

Education            

2021-2022 M.A.L.C.M. Masters of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management

2004 BA Anthropology

2006-2021 Graduate work in Archaeology, Art Therapy, and Arts and Cultural Leadership

A Selection of Professional Experiences

Owner, Creativity Unearthed LLC  2007-present

Assistant Director Western New Mexico University Museum Silver City NM

Co-Curator, Las Cruces Space Festival

Assistant Director, RiverSea Gallery, Astoria Oregon

Representation

2018- Present      Wild West Weaving- Silver City NM

Grants and Awards

2017      Finalist, Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers Fellowship, Joseph Oregon

Publications

2017      “Loyal to a Fault” and “Heart of the Woods,”

Fiction and Collage, Rain Magazine Astoria Oregon                 

“Red Drip” and “Heart of the Woods”

monoprint and collage, The Salal Review, Longview Washington        

2016      “Spin”

Oil on canvas cover art and interior image, The Salal Review, Longview Washington                             

2015      “Mourning Joy” Poetry,Rain Magazine Astoria Oregon            

 2012     “ The Tattoo” and “Regatta 2011”

Poem and Photography, Rain Magazine Astoria Oregon               

Selected Exhibitions

2020      Dawn of Discovery

Virtual Group Exhibition, Las Cruces Space Festival, Las Cruces New Mexico

2019      Our Place in Space

Group Exhibition, Las Cruces Space Festival, Las Cruces New Mexico

2018      Southwest New Mexico Clay Arts Trail Spring Showcase

Silver City New Mexico

               Silver City Clay Festival Invitational Juried Show, Silver City New Mexico

2015      Astoria Society of Artists Studio Tour

Astoria Oregon

2012      Under the Trees: Multimedia Collage on Canvas

Solo Exhibition, Street 14, Astoria OR

                Postcards from The Edge Invitational Group Show

RiverSea Gallery, Astoria OR

                Trail’s End Art Association 62nd Annual Judged Competition, Gearhart OR

2011      Coffee Girl Barista and Friends of Coffee Girl Art Show

Group Exhibition Astoria OR

               Juxtapose, Group Exhibition, Travelers, Las Vegas NM

               Clarity, Group Exhibition Clarity Gallery Las Vegas NM

2010      Photography of the forgotten hippie communes

Solo Exhibition, Las Vegas NM

2009      Desert and Plains, Photography on the Edge of the Rockies

Solo Exhibition, Las Vegas NM 

2008      Water, Ice and Mist,Solo Exhibition, Superchief gallery, Las Vegas NM

2004      University Art Gallery Sculpture Exhibit, Group Exhibition Las Cruces NM

2000      MendoArts, Group Exhibition, Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino California

Collections

The Mackey Collection, Virginia

IN THE MEDIA

https://clayfestival.com/heather-davis

https://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/45502-corrected-pre-preview-of-the-renovated-wnmu-museum

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