A native Michigander, Megan Heeres returned home from the West Coast in 2007 to study at Cranbrook Academy of Art, fell in love with Detroit, and settled here. Megan has maintained an active studio art practice in the city and recently converted her garage into a paper-making studio. She is a represented artist at Simone DeSousa Gallery where her second solo exhibition just opened in March titled, The More We Get Together. Megan participates in projects locally and nationally, most recently at Bravin Lee Programs and at PARMER in New York City, and at Dlectricity in Detroit in 2014 for her most ambitious installation to date. She is actively involved in the greater arts community in Detroit, as a visiting critic to area universities, and working in different neighborhoods on a range of projects. She works as a project manager for a participatory design studio called The Work Department.