The Nature Of: Heather Sundquist Hall Prints

Today we delve into the fascinating nature of Heather Sundquist Hall...

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Hot coffee, home days, dog snuggles, velvety gouache and podcasts in the studio.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Arches watercolor blocks..

What is your current state of mind?

Tranquil; nap time white noise style.

What is the quality you most like in a man?


What is the quality you most like in a woman?


Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

F bombs

What or who is the greatest love of your life?

My husband and my dog Chicklet are neck and neck. 😄

When and where were you happiest?

Hiking in the Grand Canyon, several years ago.

Which talent would you most like to have?


What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Moving to Texas and focusing on my artwork.

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing what would it be?

A donkey named Nancy.

Where would you most like to live?

In a tree.

What is your most treasured possession?

My collection of bubble wands found while walking my dogs in West Philadelphia.

What do you most value in your friends?

Their ability to tolerate my waves of excitement and intensity.

Who are your favorite artists?

Margaret Killgallen, Niki de Saint Phalle, Abi Daniel, Laura Berger, Clare Rojas, Rebecca Westcott, Maurice Sendak, Alice Neel.

Which local artists or makers most inspire you?

Bearded Lady Screenprints, Lotus Designs, Noah Marion, Mother of God ceramics, Bob Trevorrow, Graham Francoise, Abi Daniel

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

Maria Montessori

What are your favorite names?

Penny, Wyatt, Watson, Pearl, Henry, June, James, Virginia, Hank, Dusty, Lucy

What is your motto?

Here we go.

From Vanity Fair: "The Proust Questionnaire has its origins in a parlor game popularized (though not devised) by Marcel Proust, the French essayist and novelist, who believed that, in answering these questions, an individual reveals his or her true nature." We've taken the original Proust Questionnaire and modified it a bit for our artists and makers so that they can share more about themselves with all of you. Check out the series to see how they all answered.