Alison Heryer is an interdisciplinary artist whose work combines costume, installation, performance, and community engagement. Her work as a costume designer includes productions at Steppenwolf,  The New Victory Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, ZACH Theatre, Redmoon Theatre, and La MaMa. She has exhibited work at the 808 Gallery, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art,  and Prague Quadrennial of Design and Space.  Recent awards include the Austin Critics Table Award for Costume Design and the ArtsKC Inspiration Grant. Heryer holds an MFA in Theatrical Design from the University of Texas at Austin and is a member of United Scenic Artists.  She is currently the Assistant Professor of Costume Design in the School of Theatre + Film at Portland State University.