Rosa Novak is a researcher at the Brian and Edith Heath Foundation. She received her BFA in Ceramics from the California College of the Arts and will be entering the PhD program in the History of Art at the University of Michigan this fall. Novak has given talks on Edith Heath’s design ideology and approach to ceramic materials at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and the Environmental Design Archives, UC Berkeley. She authored three chapters in the book Edith Heath: Philosophies, published in April 2021 by Information Office and Berkeley Design Books. Novak is a co-founder of Mutual Stores, an artist-run space in Oakland, CA.