Heather Farmer

Associate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Heather Farmer

Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Heather is a studio fine artist turned arts professional in higher ed. Her undergraduate studies culminated in an associate’s degree in illustration, and a dual BFA in drawing and graphic design. After a number of years maintaining her own freelance practice and working as a designer for Indiana University, she obtained her Master of Art in Arts Administration from IU in 2014.

Since then, Heather has served in a variety of roles at IU, but all with the focus of helping the university and local communities alike better access the arts: whether through design, writing and editing stories, or building arts-centric programming. Now at the Walter Center, she is thrilled to combine these experiences in support of students pursuing their own creative careers at the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design.

Heather is a mother of two, has traveled in nearly a dozen countries, loves museums, and still practices figure drawing.

Pronouns: She/Her

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An Open Letter to Job Seekers from a 2008 Grad

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Depending on your age, you may or may not recall that 2008-2010 marked the early chapters of great economic challenges in the United States. While the nature of the struggle was not the product of a public health crisis as …

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Email, LinkedIn & Other Templates for Reaching Out to Employers 

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Concerns surrounding COVID-19 and public health have led to a shift in plans for many and may have brought uncertainty to your summer plans, especially regarding potential jobs and internships.

The Walter Center is committed to maintaining ongoing communication with …

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Job Boards for Emerging Creative Professionals

Job Boards for Emerging Creative Professionals

Finding that perfect job or internship is always a bit of a treasure hunt, but it can be especially tricky for students seeking positions within the creative sector. It’s not uncommon for organizations, studios, and institutions to have their own …

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