Dominique is a freelance artist and owner of Heffley77 Illustration & Design, based in Los Angeles, California.
In addition to freelance illustration, graphic design, and web design, Dominique has worked in-house for several companies, including Rose Hills Mortuary in Whittier, CA as a gravestone designer, and as the marketing director at the Fremont Center Theatre in South Pasadena, CA. Dominique launched her theatrical work as a set projection artist with the non-profit Virginia Avenue Project, a creative-arts mentoring program for at-risk youth.
In 2002 and 2004, Dominique’s float concept designs were accepted by the City of South Pasadena for the Pasadena Rose Parade.
Dominique's illustrations are featured in the children's book "You & Me" written by Caren Day. "You & Me" encourages children from ages one to eight to celebrate their unique qualities and embrace their differences.
Currently, Dominique is lead designer at Southland Mailing in Altadena, CA and is part of the marketing team of entertainment company Premiere West Enterprises.
After majoring in Visual Arts at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Dominique earned her BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design and studied traditional Chinese painting at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China.