Paper Birch Landing

The Team

Heather Collinsworth

Senior Art Director/Owner

Heather Collinsworth is a teacher, artist, art director, curator and art representative. In 2016 she co-founded Paper Birch Landing Gallery with Polly McCann and Tessa Elwood. Heather is passionate about bringing quality visual art to the Kansas City Market and Beyond.

She serves as Board President for the North Kansas City Arts Society, Committee Member for the Crummett Foundation in North Kansas City, Missouri, facilitator for Guildit along with working as an art teacher for Spring Hill, Edgerton and North Kansas City Parks and Recreation Facilities.


Manda Wylde – Gallery Director 

Manda Wylde is the Gallery Director of Paper Birch Landing. She is passionate about helping artists to grow their business along with helping the established and new collectors find the perfect pieces of visual art to fit their space and design specifications.

Manda is a ceramic artist, who has traveled the world and now has her studio at Belger Crane Yard.



Trey Montgomery

Associate Curator

Trey Montgomery is the Associate Curator and Staff Photographer at Paper Birch Landing Gallery. Trey completed an 8 month internship with the gallery through the Kansas City Art Institute and was hired on. Trey has an exceptional eye for displaying visual art and works hand in hand with clients needing to find select pieces for their space.

Trey also works as an archival photographer at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. When he is not working, you will find him traveling the country shooting street photography.












“We are stronger in the Arts together! We achieve each others dreams as a team, supporting one another every step of the way.  Strive everyday to be better than yesterday, work hard, live with passion – be authentic and keep learning! And remember to love yourself and those around you!” – Heather Collinsworth

PAPER BIRCH LANDING : 405 East 19th Avenue North Kansas City, MO : Inside the Warriors Landing