Heidi Kenney

Heidi Kenney is a self-taught artist who began a career in soft sculpture and surface design 15 years ago. She started her company and website, My Paper Crane in 2003 so she could have a place to showcase the work she was creating.

Heidi has since gone on to license her designs to companies like Kidrobot, Land Of Nod, Urban Outfitters, Peter Alexander, Robert Kaufman, AA Global and Super Impulse. 

Her work has been featured in the New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Print magazine. She has participated in group and solo exhibitions across the globe including Tokyo, Australia, and The United Kingdom. 

In 2016 she took a wheel throwing class at NCCS and fell in love with pottery. She has since been creating both hand-built and wheel thrown pottery. Exploring various ways to integrate her illustrations onto various forms. 

Heidi has taught workshops in sewing, craft, and ceramic hand-building in Pennsylvania, New York, and Washington. You can find more information about her at her website here or follow her on Instagram.