About Heather Duff

Born in Victoria in 1956, Heather Duff studied at Victorian College of the Arts and Prahran CAE.  Having received the college Painting Award, Heather travelled in western Europe, staying 3 months at the Karolyi Foundation, France.

In 1989, Heather obtained her Masters of Fine Art – Painting through RMIT and has been engaged there as a lecturer in Design & Drawing.

Since 1990, Heather has featured in over 15 group and solo shows. She has been the Ayres Rock Resort artist in residency and a 2004 finalist in ANL’s Maritime Art Prize. Heather’s work has been collected privately across the globe. Also, she has been commissioned to paint for a number of corporate collections.

In the past, Heather has focused on a diversity of genres, painting mixtures of of still life, portaits and landscape. Today, she is best known for her landscape and atmospheric work. Her beautiful canvases suggest a human presence but leave the view to interpret imagery.

Invariably, Heather paints landcapes that have touched her personally. It is her aim to make comment, arouse thought and provoke the viewer.