Caitlin Heimerl was raised in Topanga, California and St. Louis, Missouri.
In 2010, she graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration. During her junior year, she studied in Rome with RISD’s European Honors Program.
Caitlin is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Her first illustrated children's book, Monet Paints a Day by Julie Danneberg, was released by Charlesbridge Publishing in 2012.
Caitlin now teaches high school art in St. Louis, a beautiful place to watch fireflies and summer sunsets.