Claira Heitzenrater (b. 1988) is a contemporary painter living and working in Dubois, Pennsylvania. She holds an MFA in painting from Edinboro University (2016), and a BFA in Studio Art from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2012). She was most recently featured in issue 13 of Create! Magazine and previously published in Fresh Paint Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine and various regional publications. She completed residencies at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT and Sparkbox Studio in Ontario, Canada. Claira currently works as the Coordinator of Youth, Arts and Events at the Brockway Center for Arts and Technology in Brockway, PA, where she also teaches high school and adult 2D art courses. She is a lover of animals, tea, and a damn fine cup of coffee. For general information and inquiries on original works, please contact the artist via the form below, with the appropriate heading in the subject line.