Caitlin Heimerl Allen is an educator, plein air painter, and ceramic artist. She grew up in Topanga Canyon, California and St. Louis, Missouri before training and graduating from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration in 2010. She earned a Masters in Art Education from Boston University in 2017 while teaching visual art at Principia Upper School.


She delights in vast skies, quiet trails, and summer blossoms in her garden. She currently works from her home studio in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Monet Paints a Day, 2012, Charlesbridge Publishing,

Written by Julie Danneberg

Press: NEA, 2018, "Pairing Museum Exhibitions with Children's Books" 

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast, 2012, "A Bit of Magritte and Monet Before Breakfast"


Sundance Film Festival A to Z, 2013, Ammo Books,

Edited by Todd Oldham