Wexler Gallery

Heather Ujiie

  • Endangered Species, 2019
    Digital Inkjet Print on poly canvas, four panels
    96 x 204 in (Each panel 96" x 48")
  • Endangered Species, 2019
    Digital Inkjet Print on poly canvas, four panels
    96 x 204 in (Each panel 96" x 48")
  • Erotic Tree Of Life, 2014
    Archival digital inkjet print on watercolor paper
    96 x 160 in
  • Call Of The Wild, 2013
    Digital inkjet print on cotton sateen, quilted, tactile embellishment (sequins, beads, buttons)
    36 x 112 in
  • Erotic Tree Of Life - Siren 1, 2014
    Watercolor on paper
    14 x 14 in
  • Erotic Tree Of Life - Two Half-Deer Figures, 2014
    Watercolor on paper
    22 x 11 in
  • Erotic Tree Of Life - Siren 2, 2014
    Watercolor on paper
    14 x 11 in
  • Endangered Species (Study I), 2019
    Gouache on arches hot-pressed watercolor paper
    22 x 30 in
  • Endangered Species (Study II), 2019
    Gouache on arches hot-pressed watercolor paper
    22 x 30 in

With a strong background in textile and fashion design, Heather Ujiie creates fantastical large-scale works that begin with intimate hand drawn or hand painted images. In her current textile installation work, Ujiie strives to create extensive allegorical narratives that seamlessly blend analog craft and digital technology.

With over 15 years of experience as a textile designer, Ujiie designed printed textiles for the high-end home furnishing and apparel markets in New York City. Her commercial printed textile designs have had numerous clients including Flavor Paper, and The White House private residences for President George W. Bush and Laura Bush, Washington D.C.

Born in Greenwich Village, New York City, Heather Ujiie currently lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Moore College of Art & Design, where she serves as an Interdisciplinary Assistant Professor in Fashion, Textiles, Interior Design, and Foundation Design.