Heather Gentile Collins is a commercial and fine artist. Heather graduated with a bachelor of fine art from the prestigious School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Soon after graduating, she incorporated Gentile Designs, a mural company specializing in spaces for children.
After over a decade in the business, Gentile Designs has been featured many times in press including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Fox News and the Chicago Tribune. In addition to residential and commercial murals, Heather has received many grants to paint public murals, including the City of Chicago and dozens of Chicago area schools and churches. Heather's mural and design clients include many retail stores including Gianni Versace, Henri Bendel, Virgin Records, Sony, as well many well known Chicago restaurants.

Heather has focused on fine art on canvas since 2000. Her paintings are sold in some Chicago galleries, but mostly directly to the public through juried art shows or by visiting her studio. Giclee prints of her original paintings are now available in the print gallery page. You can view her paintings in the gallery page and learn more about her inspiration in her biography.