Wes Heiss is a designer and visual artist whose work explores humanity’s relationship with technology. He is an associate professor where he heads the product design concentration. His work has been exhibited internationally including the Museum of Fine Arts and the Menil Collection in Houston, ArtSpace in New Haven, Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, and Kulturmöllan in Lövestad, Sweden. His civic art collaborative Walczak & Heiss was recently awarded commissions for two permanent public artworks Denver Colorado. He has won an Artadia grant, a PCA Grant, and residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Skowhegan, the Roswell AIR Program and the Bemis Center. Wes received a Master of Architecture from Rice University and a BA from Bennington College.
Associate Professor, Product Design
AAD Assistant Chair
M.ARCH, Rice University
Room 15, Department of Art, Architecture and Design Chandler-Ullmann Hall