Heidi Durbin is a painter living and working in Berkeley, California. She layers acrylic paint, glitter and occasionally other collage elements such as gold leaf and holographic papers in between coats of clear epoxy resin. Her work is figurative and decorative with jewel like surfaces and interesting depth. Her major influences have been decorative artists such as Hundertwasser and Raoul Duffy.
Heidi studied Painting at the University of California, Santa Cruz where she received her
bachelor’s degree in studio arts. She also holds a certificate in computer arts.
Heidi has shown her original paintings in galleries through out California and also showcases her
work in her Etsy store, GlitterAlchemy. In addition to painting
Heidi works with senior citizens leading creative therapy art groups and also free-lances in graphic
design and illustration.
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