Combined with the miniscule green dots, the vivid yellow ink marks against the pitch black background creates an illusion of a leopard. The contrasted work is so striking that it almost seems alive, impressing a notion of elegance and strength upon the viewer,
Heather Goodwind was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1973, and grew up between Berkeley, California and Key West, Florida.
She graduated from Portland State University with a BA in Sculpture and co-founded Gallery 214 in Portland’s Old Town district in 1996. She moved to Brooklyn soon after and began sculpting with found materials. This was also the beginning of her small format drawings in books, which now number over 600 works.