Ainsley Heffel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from the University of San Diego, receiving both Departmental Honors and Exceptional Performance in Art History and a minor in Business Administration. She also attended Anglo-American university in Prague, Czech Republic, where her studies focused on European Art and Global Business. During her final year at the University of San Diego, she conducted an intensive thesis on the Post-War & Contemporary art market with a focus on the artist Gerhard Richter.
Ainsley has grown up in the Canadian art world and before starting her full time position with Heffel, she interned at Heffel in the summers and also worked at Christie’s New York in the photographs department. Ainsley is excited to bring her passion, knowledge and experience of Canadian and international art to the Heffel team with her role as Junior Administrator and Client Services in the Vancouver office.