Helen’s distinctive ceramic viruses and strange characterful sculptures win plaudits wherever they are exhibited. In 2018 Terry Bloxham, Assistant Curator of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London awarded her sculpture ‘Anticipation’  the V&A Morley Gallery Ceramic prize.  HTTPS://WWW.INSPIRED.BY/  That award paved the way for her next exhibition at ARTBOX, Basel, Switzerland. These ceramic sculptures, inspired by medicine and society, are currently finding their place in an artistic environment that explores and supports science-based art.

After graduating in 2014 with an MA in Ceramic Art & Design from the University of Central Lancashire Helen’s MA dissertation on public art was displayed in the National Gallery and in the National Library of Australia. Helen was then selected as Ceramic Artist in Residence at Liverpool Hope University.   the end of 2017 Helen exhibited at the Gordon Pathology Museum, Guy’s Hospital in London, the ARB Gallery Cambridge University and at the World Museum in Liverpool.

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Helen lives and works in Skelmersdale, Lancashire surrounded by the 1960’s Modernist architecture that inspires much of her work.