About

Heather Rattray is a queer photographer born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ryerson University School of Image Arts in 2019.  Her work is primarily lens-based, and her art involves themes of identity, childhood, self-exploration and introspection.  She exhibited work in both group shows and solo shows on a local and international scale, and won an Honourable Mention for the Burtynsky Grant in 2019.

Contact

Phone  -  (604) 307 1226

Email  -  heather.rattray@ryerson.ca

Education

2019  -  Bachelor of Fine Arts  -  Ryerson University

Exhibitions and Awards

2021 - Ryerson Image Centre Student Gallery - Solo Show (Upcoming)

2020 - Don't Smile, Family Frames - Online Exhibition & Group Show

2020 - Ryerson Artspace, She Unfolds - Group Show

2020 - Gallery 44, Salon 44 - Group Show

2020 - Gallery 576, Starry Night - Group Show

2019 - Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award Contender - Group Show & Grant

2019 - BEERS Annual Open/Summer Marathon 2020 Long List - Solo Show

2019 - PAL Gallery Photo Open - Group Show

2019 - Burtynsky Grant Honourable Mention - Contact Festival

2018 & 2019 - Edition Photo Book Fair - Ryerson University Table

2018 - Contact Award Nominee - Ryerson University

2018 - First Edition Photobook Award Winner - Ryerson University

2018 - Fragments Third Year Show - Ryerson University (Group Show)

2017 - Gallery 310 - Ryerson University (Solo Exhibition)

2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 - Maximum Exposure - Ryerson University (Group Show)

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 - Bread & Butter - Ryerson University (Group Show)

Publications

2021 - Cool Customer - Issue 3, Contributor (Upcoming)

2021 - Fiiiirst - Contributor 

2020 - Poth Magazine - Issue 1, Featured Artist

2020 - Lunatics Project - Issue 5, Contributor

2020 - Subjectiv Journal - Summer Publication, Contributor

2020 - F-Stop Magazine Still Life - Issue 99 & 101, Contributor

2019 - Feels Magazine - Issue 9, Featured Artist

2019 - Kaleidoscope Magazine - Featured Artist

2019 - RAD Magazine - Featured Artist

2018, 2019 - Function Magazine - Featured Artist

2018 - The Continuist - Featured Artist

Self-Published Books

2018  -  98 Ways to Say Very Good

2018  -  Sugar Cubes  -  Set of 3

2017  -  Unremarkable  -  Boxed Set of 3

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