Ancient ochre bluffs, Canada.
Ancient ochre bluffs, Canada.
Heidi, collecting samples in Colorado.
Heidi, collecting samples in Colorado.

About Early Futures Research

Early Futures is the research studio of Heidi Gustafson. Current projects focus on ochreiron-based pigment and earth archival activism.

About Heidi Gustafson

Heidi Gustafson is an interdisciplinary artist, pigment worker and ore whisperer who lives in the muddy foothills of the Cascades in Washington. Her work is highly collaborative and intuitive and she works with a wide range of eclectic beings hidden in many corners of the planet.

She formally studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art (BFA ’05), University of Baltimore, and the California Institute of Integral Studies (MA ’14).