|Alma mater||Skidmore College, Yale University|
|Notable awards||MacArthur Fellows Program|
Heather Hurst (born 1975) is an American archaeologist and archaeological illustrator.
She has been an archaeological illustrator at sites in Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico. Her illustrations appeared in National Geographic and Arqueología Mexicana, and have been exhibited at the Peabody Museum of Natural History and the National Gallery of Art,  as well as the Science Museum of Minnesota's 2013 exhibit on the Maya.
She gave a talk: "Tres Pintores Magníficos y Un Viajero: La Identificación de Artistas por los Pasos de Producción en Pintura Mural” at the 2010 Maya Meetings, Casa Herrera.  In 2013 she gave a talk on recently discovered Maya murals. 
- "Two city 'genius grant' winners ponder future limited only by their imaginations", New Haven Register, September 28, 2004