Heather 'Von' Steinhagen
Homegrown from Whitehorse, Yukon and forever curious. Heather is an artist of sorts.
Artist of Sorts
Heather’s passion for supporting creative innovation and heart-filled connections drives her career and art practice. She exhibits her artwork regularly and is often working on challenging and creative projects such as Indigenize Wikipedia (Whitehorse, YT. 2018) and participating in talks like Becoming a Working Artist (Lady Smith, BC. 2021).
Heather has collected a Visual Arts Diploma (Vancouver Island University, 2014) and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a major in Community-based Arts Education (Concordia, Montreal, QC. 2017). She has worked as an Arts Administrator for the Yukon Arts Centre, Government of Yukon Tourism and Culture, and is the former Executive Director for the Yukon Arts Society. Currently, Heather is the part-time Content Developer for the Canadian Crafts Federation and maintains a busy artistic practice.
Heather has roots from Cowessess First Nation (mother, nee Sparvier) and Germany (father, 2nd generation Canadian).
Born & raised in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.
Roots from Cowessess First Nation & Germany.
Intuitive, painter & fine toy maker.