Heather Zises
Founding Member

Specializes in: Portfolio Review, Artist Statements, Preparing for Studio Visits, Press Releases, Social Media, Preparing for Exhibitions, Time Management and Art Coaching


Heather Zises is an independent curator and writer with over 15 years of experience in arts management. She specializes in contemporary art with a particular focus in feminist and identity-based practices. Having launched her career at Pace Gallery and Phillips, Heather curated numerous exhibitions and site-specific installations at galleries, alternative spaces and art fairs worldwide. Heather is the editor of 50 Contemporary Women Artists (Schiffer 2018) and a contributing writer and art editor for diverse publications, including Quiet Lunch, Whitehot Magazine and Pregame Magazine. She serves on the advisory board for Kentler International Drawing Center in Red Hook, Brooklyn and is a member of the Independent Women’s Curator Group in Brooklyn. Raised in Boston as a ballerina, Heather graduated from Cornell University with a BA in English and Dance and has an MA in Art History and Connoisseurship from Christie’s Education.

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