Eloise Heinrich was born in Chicago, Illinois. She earned her Masters in Fine Art at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She received her Bachelors of Art from Northeastern Illinois University, where she was the teaching assistant for the ceramics department.
Heinrich is currently teaching at Harper College, Lillstreet Art Center, and The Art Center of Highland Park. She works in her studio at the Midwest Clay Guild and is a member of Evanston Made.