About Heather

As one of the first women to own a bronze foundry in the United States, Heather Söderberg’s sculptures have earned her regional and world wide attention.

OPB Oregon Art Beat interviews Heather

Heather cast her first bronze piece before she started kindergarten. Bow Maker Michael Yeats – Local bow maker Michael Yeats helps draw the music out of classical musicians. Watercolorist Gene Gill – Painter Gene Gill’s muse is the city of Portland, rain and all. (Updated Version of Episode #1216. Original Broadcast: 2/10/11)

Producer: Katrina Sarson

Videographer: Greg Bond

Editor: Tom Shrider

OPB Oregon Art Beat interviews Heather2019-12-10T21:49:12+00:00

Entirely by Hand: Cannon Beach Gazette

eagle-monument-with-heather-768x407By Lyra Fontaine Cannon Beach Gazette Published on May 6, 2016

 

Without sculpting assistants or scanning technology, Heather Soderberg-Greene is creating a bronze eagle sculpture with a 55-foot wingspan entirely by hand.

It will soon be the largest sculpture of its kind in the country, and possibly the world.

“A lot of artists around here have said I’m crazy for doing it by hand,” she said. “Now, doing it all old school and by hand is being a rebel.”

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Entirely by Hand: Cannon Beach Gazette2019-12-10T18:26:16+00:00

55 foot Monumental Eagle Progress

A video showing the beginning stages of Heather’s eagle monument. She is sculpting him from the ground up, by hand, without using any computer/scanning and CNC milling technology or assistants. She didn’t even start with a model or maquette, she went straight to monumental.

55 foot Monumental Eagle Progress2019-12-11T23:55:41+00:00

Hood River News

Sculptor Heather Soderberg-Greene forges a love of the Gorge as she transforms as an artist

A sculpture is static. Heather Soderberg-Greene is not.
She’s on the “Lookout” for change after 20 years in making art from metal.
Four years ago, this sculptor came to the Gorge and quickly, and literally, made her mark in the community.

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Hood River News2019-12-10T18:26:16+00:00

Hood River News

Cascade Locks statues will honor Corps of Discovery stop

“When Lewis and Clark passed through the Gorge on their return trip to Missouri, in April of 1806, the travelers found an area rich in wildlife, natural beauty and Native American trading partners. (more…)

Hood River News2019-12-10T18:26:16+00:00