West Writers Group

Heather Horrocks

Writer, Artist, Community Leader

Heather is now semi-retired but her activities include being director of an artist-run space, a practicing artist (charcoal, threads, paste-ups, found objects) and, with her husband, proprietor of a small business that often takes her interstate to write, edit, and produce reports and policy documents while gazing at landscapes and interrogating trees.

She has been widely involved in the Footscray community for nearly 20 years.  Heather currently chairs the Western Region Health Centre Board, sits on the Arts Advisory Committee for the City of Maribyrnong, and is a founding member of the newly-established Footscray Riverside Action Group. She was formerly a member of Footscray Community Arts Centre Board.

Heather studied maths and languages at Monash University in the 1960s.  She is approaching the biblical allotted life span of three score years and ten.

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Heather saat ini sedang semi-pensiun, namun masih aktif sebagai direktur ruang seni, praktisi seni (charcoal, benang, tempel, benda temuan) dan bersama suaminya, Ia memiliki sebuah bisnis kecil yang kerap membuatnya bepergian ke berbagai daerah untuk menulis, mengedit, dan membuat laporan sambil menatap pemandangan dan mengajak bicara pepohonan.