Regan Henley is an American multimedia artist from Phoenix, Arizona. She works in multiple art mediums including photo, video, interactive digital art, and sculpture. She has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Syracuse University in New York where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Intermedia Art at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
She has exhibited her work all over the United States as well as internationally in Germany and Canada. Her work has been featured in Average Arts Magazine, Null Set Magazine, The Daily Orange, and The Family Reviews. She has presented her work at the Museum of Science and Technology in central New York, The Shemer Art Center in Arizona, and Ontario College of Art University in Toronto. She was a 2018 artist-in-residence for the international Feminist Art Collective on Toronto Island, and a 2019 artist-in-residence at the Ayatana Mortem program in Ottawa, a research residency for artists studying issues of death and dying.
In October of 2016 she debuted her first solo show C@tharsis, exploring the use of digital technologies as emotional aides in the mourning and grieving process. Her work investigates intersections of emotional intimacy and art as therapy in conjunction with new digital technologies and internet culture. Much of her current work centers around cultural perceptions of death and dying in the digital era, as well as evolving forms of grieving rituals perpetuated online and through new forms of media.
She currently lives and works in the Arizona Phoenix-Metro area.