am a North East UK based artist and designer living in the ex pit
village of Ferryhill in County Durham. I work from home, designing and
illustrating in my studio, and renovating furniture in my basement
Thanks for visiting, if there's anything you'd like to know or request, just drop me a line via my contact page.
Helen was born in Stockton-on-Tees and raised in
Ferryhill, County Durham, where she has lived for most of her life.
leaving school, she studied graphic design for two years at New
College, Durham City. The following two years she studied at Cleveland
College of Art & Design (CCAD) gaining an HND in visual
communications, specialising in illustration.
designs and photographs have been featured in quality magazines and websites,
including Rock 'n' Reel Women's Health Magazine, Germany, as well as being included in
the Etsy 'Lookbook' two seasons running.
Aside from Illustration and Graphic Design, Helen is a photographer, printed clothing designer, furniture renovator and decorator, hopeful writer, community artist and workshop leader.
Helen's latest business collaboration is as Co-Director of Independent record label Whippet Records with her life-partner, Mad Martinsand Whisky Priests Musical Director and Songwriter Gary Miller. She is now the
official full-time designer, photographer, and artist for their various projects,
including Gary Miller Songs, The Whisky Priests, and Whippet Records. Furthermore, the pair are currently in the
process of establishing a brand new Community Arts Organisation for the
provision workshops and projects in their local area and beyond. You can find out more about this here.