Artist Biography

Heather Peebles currently lives and works in Minneapolis where she earned an MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design.

She researches trauma and identity through a community and self-healing lens.
In 2017, she provided opportunities for victim-survivors to heal and grow in the Break the Silence community and through the Don’t You Feel It Too? Artist-Healer-Activist Cohort project by utilizing art, trauma-informed, and movement-based techniques. These experiences, in turn, feed her personal mixed media practice, reconnecting with her bodymind after years of dissociation due to being sexually assaulted.

Learn more about the amazing organizations I have had the honor of working with within the last couple years:

The Drawing Project
Break the Silence
Don’t You Feel It Too?


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