Heather Bursch received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from CalArts in 2009. In 2010/11 she was a fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program. She is the recipient of a NYFA Fellowship in Digital and Electronic Arts (2014), Experimental Television Center Grant (2011), CCI Investing in Artists Grant (2010) and MacDowell and Skowhegan fellowships (2009).  She lives and works in Brooklyn.