Artist, photographer and educator Heidi Hope Guerard is a former high school art teacher who achieved international recognition with her whimsical and ethereal backdrops for children created out of her world renown portrait studio in Cranston, Rhode Island. Heidi is a multi-passionate entrepreneur founding Heidi Hope Photography®, Photographer Rising®, Creative Rising LLC, Heidi Hope Backdrops, and Heidi Hope Design Partners while continuing public speaking and mentoring with a focus on education in the arts.


Created custom personal print designs for over 250 clients, including professional athletes, celebrities, and CEOs. Responsible for fulfilling orders such as marketing materials, business cards, and brochures in an appropriate time frame also including frames, cards, and photographs. Work closely one-on-one with principle photographers on editing, retouching, color correction, and file organization