Heather Allen Hietala


Heather Allen Hietala

Heather Allen Hietala, MFA, is a mixed media artist with degrees in painting, sculpture, and textiles.

She teaches nationally and has exhibited nationally and internationally at numerous venues, including the Oeno Gallery, the Blue Spiral 1 gallery, the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, the Mint Museum of Craft and Design, the Asheville Art Museum, and the Singapore Art Museum.

Her work is in the collections of the Racine Art Museum, the North Carolina Arts Commission, Fidelity Investments, and the Biltmore Estate, among others.

Stairways, boats, and vessels feature prominently in Hietala’s work as explorations of the themes of personal and universal relationships and journeys.