Heather Renée Russ is a multi-media visual artist, curator and arts organizer from San Francisco. She received her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York City where she was the recipient of the Alice B. Odett Scholarship and the Thomas Reiss Award. Prior to moving to New York she founded Cutter Photozine, a San Francisco based collaborative photography publication and Club Feral, a multi-gender queer art, performance, and dance space also in SF. Her work has been shown at SF Camerawork, Cinders Gallery, Space Create Gallery, Garner Arts Center and in The Guggenheim Stillspotting NYC project. She currently serves on the board of directors for MIX NYC, a queer experimental film festival in New York. Heather Renée is also part of the Lair Fera queer artist collective in Brooklyn where she currently resides.