Heather G. Stoltz

category: Visual,

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Artist Statement

Heather G. Stoltz is a fiber artist whose quilted wall hangings and fabric sculptures are inspired by social justice issues and Jewish texts.  Stoltz, named as one of The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36" for 2012, is the Co-­president of the Women’s Caucus for Art New York Chapter and received a 2011 Manhattan Community Art Funds grant for Temporary Shelter, her installation piece about homeless New Yorkers. Her work has been exhibited nationally and featured in Jewish Threads, Creative Quilting: The Journal Quilt Project and several other publications. She was a Drisha Arts Fellow 2008-­2010 and was an Artist-in-­Residence at the 2008 National Havurah Committee Summer Institute.

Educational Background

Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, New York, NY 2008–2010 Arts Fellow   Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY 2002–2004 Master of Arts in Jewish Women’s Studies – With Distinction   Lafayette College, Easton, PA August 1996 – May 2000 Dual Degree: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies – Magna Cum Laude