Heather Spencer Holmes



Heather Spencer Holmes is an Art Studio Lab Supervisor for the Department of Art & Art History. She is also an artist, educator, event coordinator, and long-time Birmingham advocate. Having started her career as an artist in metal fabrication and black smithing, Heather has focused a great deal of her energy on teaching local youth metal working techniques and the importance of art in education. She has been part of Birmingham's art community for the past twenty-two years and has worked with countless local artists and organizations in an array of capacities, and is a recipient of The Alabama Arts Education Association's "Distinguished Service Within The Profession" award. Heather currently manages projects through MESH Collective and organizes both local and national art events.