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Black Sheep Heap is a small, progressive design house focusing on projects that promote sustainability, laughter, and social justice.

We do custom graphic creation and screen printing, and we produce our own line of hand-printed organic apparel and recycled bags, using water-based, non-toxic inks. All of our packaging is made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

Black Sheep Heap has been a member of the Green Business Network since December 2010, a distinguished and celebrated group of companies that use their products and services as a vehicle for social and environmental change.

You can find Black Sheep Heap on Etsy ( and in small, independent boutiques ( throughout the U.S. and Canada.


Jillian Rose graduated in 2006 from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design with a degree in music and technology, concentrating in studio art. She moved to New York to further her experimental music studies at Harvestworks. Jillian is an emerging abstract artist ( and current resident at the Wayfarers Brooklyn, a gallery and studio space in Bushwick, Brooklyn (

Jillian managed and printed for Black Sheep Heap with founder Jen Harris for three years before becoming the proud new owner and director in March 2012. Jillian is looking forward to bringing Black Sheep Heap in new directions, while still maintaining the same ideals that the company was built upon.


Black Sheep Heap was founded in 2005 by Jen P. Harris (, a New York-based painter and graphic artist. Jen’s original designs were inspired by her travels to India, as well as her interests in environmental activism and Russian avant-garde posters. She continues to paint and design in Hudson, N.Y.

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