Anna Heinze is a graphic designer, illustrator, and history/research enthusiast from St. Louis, Missouri working at PGAV Destinations, an architecture firm downtown that does work for zoos, aquariums, family entertainment centers, theme parks, and more. She has had the opportunity to work on a variety of different projects that include wayfinding graphics, interior design, animal exhibits, branding, and more. Anna has worked with clients ranging from Anheuser-Busch InBev Breweries, SeaWorld, Georgia Aquarium, South Carolina Aquarium, and many more. Though her background is in traditional graphic design and illustration, she is thoroughly enjoying working on a larger scale and at an experiential level.
Anna Heinze graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA in graphic design and a minor in art history. Throughout my career, she has focused primarily on print with an interest in creating illustrative, clean and colorful designs. She has also enjoyed creating detail and pattern driven illustrations that have an emphasis on concept. Anna has worked with several clients including 3M, The Clinton Foundation, Camp Harborview, Crossroads College Preparatory School, AidenLab, Redux Eyewear, ThirftyHipster, Fox Springs Lodge, and others. I’ve also enjoyed working at a variety of different companies and organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Cheree Berry Paper, and the Modern Graphic History Library at Washington University Saint Louis. She also serves as the Design for Good Co-Chair for AIGA St. Louis.
In her spare time Anna Heinze enjoys watching documentaries, reading autobiographies, taking Chinese language classes, learning about a variety of different topics ranging from fairy tales to European monarchies, and doing a little bit of creative writing.