Heiner Hertling received his formal art training in Hamburg, Germany. After his immigration to the United States in 1965, he owned a commercial art studio until his recent retirement. He has now established an open art studio and school Milford, Michigan, where he conducts classes and workshops covering a variety of media. He also conducts classes in framing and gold leafing.
Heiner is the author of Your Brush With Nature, which has now become a PBS Series with Hiener as the host. He is a plein air and studio artist working in oil, pastel and watercolor.