Heidi Carlsen-Rogers was born in Alabama and lived in Connecticut, Ohio and Chicago before coming to Bella Vista, Arkansas. She holds a B.S. degree from Kent State University (Ohio). She worked in the display industry before devoting herself full time to her artistic practice combining her floral photography with thread and textiles. Her work has been shown at Chautauqua Institution (New York), Masur Museum of Art (Louisiana), and Wiregrass Museum of Art (Alabama). She was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship by the Arkansas Arts Council (2016) and an Artists 360 grant from the Walton Family Foundation and Mid-America Arts Alliance (2021). She was selected for the juried online registry of the Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (2019-2022).