Heather R. Buechler
Heather R. Buechler is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher living in Chicago, Ill. She is the 2014 artist-in-residence for the TRANSIT outbound program with the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, a recipient of the 2013 Caxton Club Grant, and former Print Production Fellow for the Journal of Artists Books (JAB). Her work can be found in numerous collections in the US and internationally, including the Yale University Library, Centre Pompidou of Paris, France, and the University of Regina Library in Regina, SK, Canada. Her research, which looks at the history of manufacturing and printing textile and paper sacks used in agricultural shipping, has been published in the Ephemera Journal of the Ephemera Society of America. She holds a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and received her M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago. A native Midwesterner, her practice examines the history of industry and agriculture in rural America.