Francesca Heinz was born in Christchurch New Zealand. Her practice incorporates drawing, sculpture, video and performance. In 2010 Heinz completed an MFA at Sydney University College of the Arts. She has exhibited in various New Zealand and Australian galleries, most recently at The Young in Wellington. Heinz was co-director of Sydney artist run initiative Peloton from 2010-13 and has curated Performance Month (various venues) since 2011. In 2012 Heinz exhibited in Gap Year at Artspace and was a recipient of the Australian Arts Council new work grant in the same year.
Heinz currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia.