About Helena

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Helena Hines : An artists’ Biography

After a gruelling six-year career in the DHSS in clouds of cigarette smoke, Helena trained in Fine Art at Brighton and Bath Academy of Art (BA Hons 1984), and completed an MA in Fine Art at Chichester in 2006. She has work in private art collections in the UK and abroad.

Group exhibitions include The National Open, Beaux Arts Summer Show Bath, Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery (prizewinner), Tresco Gallery, and the Chichester-based contemporary art group Artel. As well as her annual solo show in the Emsworth Art Tail, Helena has held solo shows at The Spring Art Centre, Havant, and Cowcross Gallery in Farringdon, London.

Helena now works for an annual solo show at International House, Emsworth during the Emsworth Art Trail each May. She also exhibits with the contemporary art group Artel.

She says: “I’m interested in the mysterious way in which paint fires the imagination. I am always alert for a synthesis between place and event as it creates a slight register – the beginning of a metaphor resonating with inner experience.”

Work evolves out of chaos across a gamut of media from water media to oils, hot wax pigments, and digital photography. Objects too may be juxtaposed as visual poetry, connecting thought fragments through physical presence.

CV

2015         ARTEL ‘POSSESSION’ GROUP SHOW

2015         EMSWORTH ART TRAIL SOLO ‘NO LAMENT IN PARADISE’

2014         ARTEL GROUP SHOW ‘RAW’

2014         EMSWORTH ART TRAIL SOLO ‘SEEN UNSEEN’

2013         ARTEL GROUP SHOW ‘TRACES’

2013         EMSWORTH ART TRAIL SOLO

2012        SURVIVAL, SOLO SHOW, INTERNATIONAL HALL, EMSWORTH

2011        PRELUDE, GUILDHALL, CHICHESTER, ARTEL GROUP SHOW

2011        BY CLOSE WATER, SOLO SHOW, EMSWORTH ART TRAIL,

2011        CONVERSATIONS, THE SPRING, HAVANT,  ARTEL

2010        EMSWORTH ART TRAIL, OPEN STUDIO SHOW

2010        IMAGINATION AND THE NATIONAL DEBT, BLAKES HEAVEN, GUILDL ,  CHICHESTER, INSTALLATION, ARTEL GROUP SHOW

2009        EMSWORTH ART TRAIL

2008        TRAVERSE, ARTEL, CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL

2007        THE OCEAN SHOW, ARTEL, BARGATE MONUMENT GALLERY

2007        RESURGENCE, HAVANT

2006        FRAGILE, EMSWORTH ARTS TRAIL, SOLO SHOW

2005        WALKING THE WOODS, QUEEN ELIZABETH COUNTRY PARK,

2005         PETERSFIELD, SOLO SHOW

20052004

2004

2004

2003

2001

2000

1998

1997

1997

THE PLACE WHERE YOU’RE STANDING, HAVANT ARTS CENTRE, SOLO SHOWOTTER GALLERY CHICHESTER,  GROUP MA SHOWASCENTS AND HIGH PLACES, EMSWORTH ART TRAILOTTER GALLERY CHICHESTER, GROUP MA SHOW

CHICHESTER OPEN (HIGHLY COMMENDED)

TRAVELLING TIME, THE GALLERY 77 COWCROSS ST. LONDON,  SOLO SHOW

TRESCO GALLERY ISLES OF SCILLY

MILLENNIUM COMMISSION AWARD MIND RESIDENCY AND EXHIBITION, THE POINT, & EASTLEIGH COLLEGE

PORTSMOUTH CITY ART GALLERY BIENNALE,  PRIZEWINNNER

BEAUX ART BATH, ARTISTS OF FAME AND PROMISE

LAING LANDSCAPE, LONDON

2 thoughts on “About Helena

  1. Always a challenge to an artistic illiterate like me, but also deeply moving and all the more moving for knowing the artist.

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