Air & Earth Design — Jewellery-Other
Heidi von der Gathen received a BFA (sculpture) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. A practicing artist for 10 years during which she taught, exhibited, curated and sold work in the States, Canada, EU and Japan. She was awarded private fellowships/grants and has been published.
von der Gathen returned to public creative practice after a 25 year absence in 2016. She makes one-of-a-kind jewellery from semi-precious gemstones and metals. This work has been shown in several juried shows, she is represented in three retail locations and has been purchased privately. She has been awarded a Dufferin Arts Council grant (10.2016) for the purchase of capital equipment allowing her to add PMC embellishments.
January 2017, saw Ingrid Watt, a marketing professional with 25 years experience, being added to the Air & Earth team.