Heather Komus Biography

 

Heather Komus is a Winnipeg based artist who works in mixed media, sculpture and installation. Drawing upon a deep interest in science, she investigates our relationship to the natural world with a wide variety of materials including: embroidered fibres; animal matter and found objects. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art Honours from the University of Manitoba in 2009. Heather has exhibited work nationally and internationally. Travel greatly informs her work and she has participated in residencies in Quebec, Newfoundland, Florida, Nova Scotia and Manitoba. Her work has been supported by the Manitoba Arts Council and the Winnipeg Arts Council.

Free Floating,   scobys (symbiotic culture of bacteria & yeast), pig intestine, fish flies, wild cucumbers, and other materials, 2017. Photo: Don Hall.

Free Floating, scobys (symbiotic culture of bacteria & yeast), pig intestine, fish flies, wild cucumbers, and other materials, 2017. Photo: Don Hall.