Heather Haythornthwaite is an experienced printmaker, exhibiting artist and art teacher, She owns and runs The Hazelnut Press from her studio in Rochester, Kent. Heather’s work explores histories embedded within local landscapes and personal experiences. She is interested in how familiar and overlooked places can be suggested through varied printmaking techniques. With her more personal work which records traces of personal memories a broader sense of social and historical memories can be evoked. Heather is fascinated by the transitory nature of known environments, the stories that exist within the evolving urban environments.