Heather M. Cruce is a ceramic sculptor born and raised in California. She received her Bachelors of Arts at California State University Humboldt with an emphasis in ceramic sculpture, film and video studies, and museum and gallery studies. Her art practice brought her to the east coast where she intensely studied ceramic sculpture at State University New York Stony Brook achieving her Masters of Fine Arts. Cruce has widely exhibited her work on the East and West Coasts. Accolades include being the recipient of the Martin Wong Foundation Scholarship in Ceramic Arts and the Goldberger Fellowship for Dedication to Fine Arts. She currently lives and works in California.