Heidi Franklin is an artist, teacher & life coach, living in Bendigo Australia.

Inspiration for Heidi's art comes from the natural world, her relationships with friends and family, and Christian Spirituality. Her art is also influenced by her childhood living in Tanzania, Africa, and her experiences living on both Australia's Southern and Northern coasts, as well as her English/Celtic heritage.

Founder of The Lamp Post Studio and Ochre Blue, Heidi is passionate about creative expression and journeying alongside others to empower their personal, creative, and vocational development.

Heidi completed a Master of Teaching through Deakin University (2019), Life Coaching through HiPursuits Ltd (2018), Bachelor of Contemporary Arts - Visual Art through Deakin University (2009), and a variety of Theology, Ministry and Counselling subjects through Tabor College Victoria (2007 - 2011).

An active member of The Old Church On The Hill, Heidi is committed to being involved in her local neighbourhood community together with her husband Wes Franklin, and their three children.