HEFFA grew up in Austria. She studied painting and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna in the Meisterklasse of Prof Gustav Hessing.
She came to Canada in 1982 and has lived and worked in Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Toronto.
Oriental ink techniques:
A minimum of brush strokes to render the essence of my objectives
Because of allergic reactions to oils and acrylics I explore in depth and combine inks and watercolours on various papers and formats
Collage/painting on layers of "Rice paper"
The Japanese calligraphy sign "Kumo" (cloud) arranged as a pattern reminiscent in shape of a brain. Thoughts/ the mind often cloudy, misty ...