Sharon Heitzenroder is a fine artist, activist, and educator. She earned her undergraduate degree from Moore College of Art and Design, and her Masters in Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute. With an expertise in photography, printmaking, painting, and drawing, her work has been featured internationally. She has taught for the Academy of Art University San Francisco, Kala Art Institute, and University of California Santa Cruz. Her work uses light, color, space and form as transcendental modes of speech.