Heather Patterson holds an MFA from the University of California, Berkeley. She was recently awarded a Denver International Airport Permanent Public Art Installation for the Westin Hotel, an art department grant from the Berkeley Art Museum, and was a finalist for the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts MFA Residency. She has taught painting in colleges across the west, and participates in projects including a collaboration with artist Elaine Coombs--“Second State”, and has created work for products from snowboard decks to wine labels.
Patterson's work is represented in countless private, corporate, and municipal collections around the world, including the Hilton Waikiki, Waikiki, HI; the Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV; Peninsula Shanghai, Waitan; SONY San Diego, CA; the Children's Hospital in Denver, CO; Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, FL; Wells Fargo, Beverly Hills, CA; Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV; and Amber Bay, China, Charles Schwab in Denver, CO, as well as numerous others. Her exhibitions include solo shows at Western Colorado Center for the Arts and at the Denver International Airport, as well as in galleries across the country. She has also participated in exhibitions including Art Basel/Miami Beach Art Fair, ArtMRKT San Francisco, the New York Affordable Art Fair, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Arvada Center, and San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, among others.
Currently, she is represented by Stephanie Breitbard Fine Art in San Francisco, CA, Fresh Paint Art Advisors in Culver City, CA, Susan Street Gallery in Solana Beach, CA, Walker Fine Art in Denver, CO, JGO Gallery in Park City, UT, and Cumberland Gallery in Nashville, TN.