Regan Henley is an American multimedia artist from Phoenix, Arizona and Computer Art Master of Fine Arts Candidate at Syracuse University. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Intermedia Art at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. 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.
In May of 2018, she participated in the international Feminist Art Collective artist residency program in Toronto, along with 21 other artists from around the world. She has exhibited her work in the United States as well as internationally in Germany and Canada. Her work has been featured in Average Arts Magazine, Null Set Magazine, and more. She has presented her work at the Museum of Science and Technology in central New York, The Shemer Art Center in Arizona, and OCAD University in Toronto. She is a 2019 artist-in-residence at the Ayatana Mortem program in Ottawa, Canada, a research residency for artists studying issues of death and dying. She currently lives and works in Central New York.