Chris Heaphy has been a practicing artist since the early 1990s. Heaphy has exhibited extensively throughout Australasia and Europe and his work is included in numerous major public and private collections in New Zealand and further abroad. The Christchurch Art Gallery and Auckland Art Gallery both hold works in their collections.
A publication on his works Chris Heaphy: Daisy in My Lazy Eye was published in 2008 (Plum Blossom, Hong Kong)
Gow Langsford Gallery has represented Chris Heaphy since 2008.