Heather Dent
Heather Dent
Program Assistant
heather dent
Office Location
Stephenson Hall 125
Office Hours
  • Mon-Fri: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Heather graduated from Berea College in 2011 with a degree in sociology and worked part-time in the Appalachian Center since 2016. She is also a teaching artist, nature educator, and illustrator at Winterberry Studio where she connects people of all ages to nature through art. In 2023 she was named Artist of the Year by the Berea Arts Council and is very involved in the Berea Community by creating initiatives like the Berea Story Trail, Youth Market, and Woodland Playscape at the Pinnacles.

  • B.A., Sociology, Berea College, 2011
Publications & Works
  • Illustrator for the following books:

    "The Open-Air Life" Written by Linda McGurk. Published by Penguin Random House in 2022

    "Sown in the Stars" Written by Sarah Hall. Published by the University of Kentucky Press in 2023

    "Creating Hope for a Better World: The Life of Michelle Tooley" Written by Grace Todd McKenzie. Self Published.