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Heather Layton

Senior Lecturer, Artist
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Art And Art History

Areas of expertise: Studio Production, Socially Engaged Art, Painting, Installation

Press contact:
Valerie Alhart

Related Links:
Heather Layton Home Page

Heather Layton: Studio Updates

Department of Art and Art History

Vigil at George Eastman House for Victims of Violence

In the News

Rochester City Newspaper
Women's work
December 10, 2014

Nagaland Post
Naga darts association organizes tournament
July 25, 2014

The Center for the Study of the Drone (Bard College)
Interview: Heather Layton and Brian Bailey
July 10, 2013

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Heather Layton
April 05, 2013

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News Releases

Home Drone: A Public Art 'Intervention' By Two Rochester Artists
February 20, 2013

Fear of the Unknown: Filmmakers from the Tribal Region of Nagaland Debut Work in Rochester
July 12, 2011

An exhibition of votive paintings by Heather Layton
February 09, 2006

"Too Much Attention, Not Enough Food," an exhibit of paintings by artist Heather Layton
November 05, 2004

Heather Layton teaches studio art courses in painting and Socially Engaged Art. Her interdisciplinary art practice and cross-cultural collaborations explore themes including empathy and fear of the unknown. She has presented her work in the form of exhibitions and artist talks in countries including Turkey, Pakistan, Hungary, Oman, Slovakia, India, South Korea, and throughout the United States. Her art has been featured in the New York Times, PBS NewsHour Art Beat, the Huffington Post, Popular Science, and Pakistan Today. She received her MFA in Painting from SUNY New Paltz.