CURRICULUM VITAE

HEATHER PROST, 2019

Education

Expressive Arts Therapy Program
Langara College, 2018 - 2020

End of Life Care Doula Certificate

Douglas College, May 2019 - June 2019

Bachelor of Arts in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Minor in Dialogue in Communications

Simon Fraser University, 2017 - 2018
 
Semester in Dialogue: Decolonizing Dialogues, Solidarity, and Activism
Simon Fraser University, January 2017 - April 2017
 
Women's Studies Transfer Program
Langara College, 2014 - 2017

Scholarships & Awards

49 Langarans Award (2019)

For contributions to the community-at-large through work as an advocate for inclusion and empowerment

 

Creative Spark Grant (2019)

ArtStarts
 

Golden Key Honour Society (2018)

Ken Chan BA-95 LGBT Undergraduate Award (2018)

Simon Fraser University

Women Elder in Action (We*Act) Scholarship (2016)
Langara College​

Art Exhibitions

Into the Queer Mind Group Exhibition
August 13, 2018, Centennial Lodge, New Westminster, BC

Vines Art Festival - Facilitator and Collaborator for The Bench Project with multidisciplinary artist Rafal Czachor
August 8 - 9, 2018, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

From Life to Death Group Exhibition
April 4, 2018 - June 1, 2018, The Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC

New Westminster Pride’s Uncover Group Exhibition
August 2016 - September 2016, The Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC



Curatorial & Writing

Steel & Oak Art Program - Programmer / Curator
July 2018 - Present, New Westminster, BC


2019. "Crystallized Tent” poem and cover image. Feral Feminisms, Issue 8. 
 

Unthinking Sex, Imagining Asexuality: Intersectional and Interdisciplinary Perspectives - Co-Curator
April 26-27, 2019, Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver, BC


2018. "ARThrive: an exploration of grassroots healing spaces". Vancouver, BC.

2018 “dried herbs". Lyre Magazine, Burnaby, BC

2018 “NWSS GSA Zine Workshop”
Blog post for: SFU Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

2017 “Where the River Runs” Tenth to the Fraser, New Westminster, BC


Academic Conferences

Panel Presenter, National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference: JUST IMAGINE IMAGINING JUSTICE: Feminist visions of freedom, dream making and the radical politics of futures, Atlanta, GA
November 8 - November 11, 2018.

Panel Presenter, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, Asexuality and Intersectionality: Asexuality in Conversation with Religiosity, Transnationalism, and Sex Positivity, Regina, SK
May 26 - June 1, 2018.

Initiatives, Workshops, & Event Organization
 

The Spoon Project - Creator
May 2018 - present (currently on hiatus)
 

Pecha Kucha New West  - Presenter
August 2018, Queens Park, New Westminster, BC

The Body Issue, Zine Making Workshop - Co-Organizer, Facilitator
June 2018, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC

Voices of Resilience, Poetry Event - Co-Organizer / MC
March 2018, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

ARThrive - Co-creator / Organizer / Facilitator
January 2018 - August 2018, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

Zine Making Workshop - Organizer / Facilitator
December 2017, New Westminster, BC

Boards and Committee Experience

 

Visual Arts Committee Member

Arts Council of New Westminster

May 2018 - December 2019

Board Member

Access Art Gallery

June 2018 - March 2019

Community Volunteer Work

Urban Native Youth Association
Weekly Youth Mentor

January 2017 - January 2019

 

Simon Fraser University’s Active Bystander Network
Active Bystander​

​September 2017 - April 2018

Feral Feminisms - an open access feminist online journal

Peer reviewer for artwork submitted to Issue 8 – Critical Interventions in Rape Culture.

December 2017 - January 2018

Fraser River Discovery Centre
Volunteer / Facilitator​

October 2016 - October 2017 


Qmunity BC’s Queer Resource Centre
Web Reach Specialist and Outreach Volunteer 

July 2016 - October 2016

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