Heeral studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M S University Baroda. She has been part of exhibitions like “Three Women Artist Show” at The Asian Cultural Centre New York in 2003 and “Across the Threshold” exhibition at San Francisco.

Her solo shows were held at Gallery Chemould, Mumbai in 2002- “Nurturing” at the Prithvi Gallery , Mumbai in 1999 – “Quasi-Perceptions”. She has also participated in the Harmony Show in 1999-2000 as well as in the annual group shows of AIFACS & Mumbai Art Society.

Has been awarded the National Scholarship for 1996-98 from the Ministry of Human Resources and the Gujarat Lalit Kala Akademi Award in Painting in 1998. By drawing on simple images, her works underline the essence of the notion of the home and that of the homemaker, consistently drawing imagery from the domains of her experiences and surroundings.

She lives and works in Vadodara.