Heather Rigby

Heather Rigby M.F.A. is an environmental artist, educator and currently on the Executive Board of the environmental organization, Land Over Landings. In 1966 she had the good fortune to meet her Root Teacher the Venerable Namgyal Rinpoche which began a lifelong exploration of both eastern and western spiritual practices. In 1968 Heather received initiation with the Venerable Namgyal Rinpoche into the Karma Kargyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism by His Holiness the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa in Sikhim. In 1974-1975 she studied with Nanrei Kabori Sensei at Dai-towku ji Monastary in Kyoto, Japan. Her commitment to meditation and movement include Ati Yoga, QiGong and Feldenkrais. Her art practice includes exhibitions in galleries and farmers fields. museums and IT companies. Her home and studio are located North of Toronto in Claremont ON. website: http://heatherrigbyartist.com/