Studio Visit with Heather Goodwind

Recently, we visited Heather Goodwind to gain some insight on the concept and process behind her intriguing artworks.

“There is something really wonderful about not being able to fix your mistakes. If you have to move forward and use them as a structure to create something beautiful, whether they are beautiful or not, it forces you to think quickly and improvise in a way that keeps your mind fresh.”

More about Heather Goodwind

Heather Goodwind was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1973. She graduated from Portland State University with a BA in Sculpture. Heather spent a significant amount of time in China, studying traditional Chinese calligraphy and ink painting under renowned Chinese calligraphers and ink painters. She collects elements of traditional Chinese ink painting, and combines the calligraphy technique with western materials to create her unique masterpieces. Heather Goodwind has been a participant in the Palacio Mexico artists’ cooperative from 2005-7. She currently resides and works in Portland, Oregon.

Heather Goodwind

About the Author:

Ben Rush is the co-founder of Asian Art Platform, and drives our online platform. An avid art collector he combines this with his background in digital to support the promotion of AAP online.

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  1. Karen Tan April 21, 2017 at 3:49 pm - Reply

    Heather Goodwin’s work is more a treatise on capturing a moment, rather than a random stroke of luck. She is very aware and connected to her mind and feelings, but even rarer, being able to communicate them to the viewer without overwhelming them. Instead room is given to allow the viewer to connect with their own awareness thus creating an opportunity for personal satori.

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