Heather Komus is a visual artist based in Treaty 1 Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba, working in fibre, sculpture and installation. Drawing upon a deep interest in science, her work addresses biological or bodily themes. She utilizes a wide variety of materials including: plant matter; animal matter and found objects. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours from the University of Manitoba in 2009. Heather has exhibited work nationally and internationally. Travel greatly informs her work and she has participated in residencies in Quebec, Newfoundland, Florida, Nova Scotia and Manitoba. Her work has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Manitoba Arts Council and the Winnipeg Arts Council.