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Helen's CV

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Education and Teaching


Art Education

1966-1968 Medway College of Art
1968-1971 Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, BA Fine Art
1971-1972 Brighton Polytechnic, ATC.


Art Teaching (Schools)

1972-1973 London
1973-1977 Chatham, Kent (part time)
1985-1987 Donnington, Lincolnshire (part time)
1987-1994 Alford, Linconshire (part time)



Gulbenkin / LHA Community Artist


Resident Artist

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston, Lincolnshire


Joint Founder / Co-Director

Riverbank Studios, Spalding, Linconshire


Adult Education Tutor

Throughout the last 23 years for:
Kent County Council, Lincolnshire County Council
and the University of Nottingham.


Awards and Commissions

1976 Gillingham Art Exhibition, First Prize, Joe Binns Cup
1990-1999 OutreachFun To Be Young, South Holland District XXX XXXXCouncil
1991 & 1992 Arts Fest Dragon, Childrens Workshops, South XXX XXXXHolland District Council
1993 Waste Paper Maze & Wast Sculpture Competition, South xx XXXXHolland District Council Environmental Services
1994 Children's Mural, Castle Sports Complex, South Holland xxx XXXXDistrict Council
1996 The Burdens' Tractors Award, Foresters Court Galley, xxx XXXXSwineshead, First Prize
XXXXEarth Our Home, Environmental Conference, Lincoln xxxx XXXXCathedral
1996 Photocopy Installation, exhibition of paintings and work with XXXXchildren on Labyrinth - with John Gray
1998 Painting commission for J D W Weatherspoon, Moon Under XXXXWater, Boston

helen portrait


Shows and Exhibitions


Solo Shows

1979 Paintings and Prints, Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston
1980 Formal Images, Postern Gate, Hull
1982 Fields, Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston
1983 Paintings, Brush and Palette, Spalding
1985 Paintings, Pastels and Prints, Stamford Arts Centre
1989 Blue Fields, Burnt Fields & Misty Mountains, Riverbank XXX XXXXStudios, Spalding
1991 Surface and Landscape, South Holland Centre, Spalding
1992 Coast and Country, Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston
1995 Watercolours and other works, Geest Gallery, Spalding
1996 Helen's Summer, Robert Christian Gallery, Boston


Two Person Shows

1989 Double Vision, Embassy Centre, Skegness
1993 A Country View, Heifer Gallery, Highbury, London


Mixed Shows

xxxx Tribute To Flora, Worthing
1977 Rochester Art Society Summer Show, Rochester
1978/79/80/82/86/87 Ferens Winter Show, Hull
1982/84 Regional Fine Art Exhibition
1982/86/87/88/96/97 Blackfiars Christmas Show, Boston
xxxx Jews Court £30 and Under and other Exhibitions
xxxx Lincolnshire Artists Society, Usher Gallery, Lincoln & XXX XXXXGainsborough
1983/85 Continual Print Exhibition, Market Weighton
1983 Art Out East, Boston Artists Group, Boston
1984/85 Willoughby Memorial Trust Open
1984 East Coast Drawing
XXXX9 Years On, Joe Binns Cup Winners Exhibition
1986/99 Riverbank Gallery, Christmas and Spring Shows, Spalding
1990 Landscape - Dream or Reality, Lincolnshire Sculpture, XXX XXXXProject
1992 British and Polish Art Today, Posk Gallery, Hammersmith, XX XXXXLondon
1993 5 In Europe, Exchange Tour
1997 Peter Exhibitions Group, Peterborough


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