About

Heather Rattray is a photographer born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ryerson University School of Image Arts. Her work is primarily lens-based, and her art involves themes of identity, childhood, self-exploration and introspection.  She was awarded Ryerson University Library’s First Edition Photobook Book Award in 2018 for her work entitled Unremarkable, and won an Honourable Mention for the Burtynsky Grant in 2019.  She has been involved in numerous group exhibitions and held her first solo exhibition, The Virginity Project, in 2017.

Contact

Phone  -  (604) 307 1226

Email  -  heather.rattray@ryerson.ca

Education

2019  -  Bachelor of Fine Arts  -  Ryerson University

Exhibitions and Awards

2019  -  Burtynsky Grant Honourable Mention  -  Contact Festival

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  -  Bread & Butter  -  Ryerson University (Group Show)

Publications

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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