Bio - Heather Walsh
For decades, Heather Walsh has photographed stories about our shared humanity. Her portraits exhibit respect, sensitivity, and empathy. As an accredited special needs photographer, Walsh meets the unique challenges of photographing the disabled community. An accomplished storyteller, Walsh excels with individuals dealing with serious illness, sensitive cultural issues, and cause-related projects that merge photojournalism and portraiture.
While she specializes in documentary and portrait photography, her diverse artistic practice transcends traditional boundaries. Working in mixed media exploratory territory, her work successfully straddles both worlds of journalism and fine art.
Walsh is a regular contributor to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Her clients include Forbes Life Magazine, Consumer Reports, Edible Manhattan and Hamptons Magazine. Her photographs have been featured on bookcovers for MacAdam/Cage Publishing and W.W. Norton & Company. Walsh lives in New York where she has exhibited at the National Arts Club and Lincoln Center, and is a member of photography collectives Women Photograph and The Journal Collective.