Heather Link-Bergman is an artist, creative communicator, and educator whose art practice includes collage, photography, artist books and zines, and visual communication. She is Affiliate Faculty of Art at the Metropolitan State University of Denver and an Adjunct Instructor of Multimedia Graphic Design at the Community College of Denver. She teaches communication design and typography at both institutions. While she is not in her studio or in the classroom, Link-Bergman has spent the last 10+ years working in public service communications specializing in purpose-driven marketing, behavior change, and public policy. She is currently the Economic Mobility Communications Manager at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, where she leads the Get Ahead Colorado and Hacia Adelante Colorado campaigns to reduce maternal and child poverty and promote financial well-being. Other professional accomplishments include serving as the teaching artist for three semesters (2019-2020) for the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver’s teen program, POV (Point Of View).
Link-Bergman has exhibited nationally in New York, NY, Baltimore, MD, Chicago, IL, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and, notably, in Denver, CO, in Citizenship: A Practice of Society at MCA Denver. She holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently an MFA candidate at the School of Visual Arts. Her work is held in various public collections, including The Institute of Contemporary Art Baltimore, Baltimore, MD; The Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL; The Joan M. Flasch Artist Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; The Ron Burnett Library + Learning Commons at Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC; The University of Denver Special Collections, Denver, CO; The Tutt Library, Colorado College Special Collections and Archives, Colorado Springs, CO; The University of Connecticut Special Collections, Hartford, CT; and private collections.
Link-Bergman is a Partner of is PRESS, a publishing and design consultancy founded in 2015 with Peter Miles Bergman. is PRESS offers publishing, design, graphic arts, and letterpress printing, specializing in artists’ books, zines, and catalog publishing services. She is also the Director of Intelligence of the Institute of Sociometry, an international artist collective and communications cooperative headquartered in Denver, CO.