Heidi Coutu – Ciriculum Vitae

Heidi Coutu has been a working artist since 1984. Her art has been and is collected by individuals and corporations throughout the US and abroad. With seven one-woman shows and two museum solo exhibitions, she has been featured in Architectural Digest, Art and Antiques, and Veranda Magazines, and on the PBS series, By Their Own Hands. She is represented by galleries in New York, the Connecticut Shoreline, Boston, and the Berkshires. Heidi has taught advanced painting at the Springfield Museum of Fine Art, Wisteria Hurst Museum, La Casa des Artistes, Mexico, and more recently, in Cortona, Italy.

Working with a painterly realistic style, she is well known for her depictions of pastoral landscapes. More recently she has focused on nautical subject matter, abstracts, and iconic portraits. After studying in New York at the Art Student’s League with Everett Raymond Kinsler, world renowned portrait painter, she has secured several noteworthy portrait commissions, including world renowned professors Karl Turekian, and Francesco Iachello. Her other Yale work includes the common rooms of Timothy Dwight College and Saybrook College, both with several works. Her work is also part of the corporate collection at Smilow Cancer Center.

Heidi paints and lives with her husband at their restored 1870s home in CT on the shoreline.


Bachelor of Arts Mount Holyoke College


  • Timothy Dwight College, Yale University (2), New Haven, Connecticut
  • The Geology department, Yale Universit,New Haven, Connecticut
  • The Chemistry Department, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Smilow Cancer Center, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Saybrook College, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company, Connecticut
  • Beverly Hills Hotel, Naples, Florida
  • Digital Equipment Corporation, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Bank of Boston, Boston, Massachussetts
  • Peoples Savings Bank, Longmeadow, Massachussetts
  • Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts
  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachussetts
  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachussetts
  • ST Francis Hospital, Windsor, Connecticut
  • Columbia Pictures, Los Angeles, California
  • Aetna Life and Casualty, Hartford, Connecticut
  • HL&P Houston, Texas
  • Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachussetts
  • Lego Systems, Enfield, Connecticut
  • Nations Bank, Houston, Texas
  • The Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis, Missouri
  • American Golf Corporation, Los Angeles, California
  • US Army Officer’s Club, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Private collections in Mexico, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, the UK, and throughout the United States