Heather Gentleman lives and works in Toronto, Canada and London, England. Her education includes a Masters of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Art in London, UK, an Honours BA in Fine Arts at the University of Guelph as well as studying at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) and the University of London, UK. Her work has won several international arts awards and has been featured in several books, magazines, design annuals and media, in local, national and international media. It is also found in private and corporate collections in Canada, U.S., Asia, France and Great Britain. In addition to solo exhibits, she regularly participates in group shows.
Heather ran her own gallery/studio school in the Historic Distillery District for 14 years as well as acting as an active board member and selection committee chair for 10 years of the artist run collective Propeller Gallery in the Queen Street West Gallery District. She is currently an adjunct instructor at Ontario College of Art and Design University.