Raised in New York, Heather C. MacRae graduated with her Masters of Fine Arts, from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2012. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree, with a concentration in Drawing and Painting, at Hartwick College in 2010. During that time she had the opportunity to travel to Glasgow, Scotland and study painting and printmaking at the Glasgow School of Art. She was the previous Director of Finance and Development and co-owner of Non-Fiction Gallery. Currently a professor at the College of Coastal Georgia she also sits on the Board of Directors for Art Rise Savannah an arts based non-profit in Savannah, Georgia. Having shown across the United States, she is currently working through ideas on the abstraction of the landscape in her paintings. Heather C. MacRae currently lives in Savannah, Georgia.