HARBOTTLE, Helengai

c.1950 - ?

Helengai Harbottle, obtained her M.A. degree at the Royal College of Art and was the winner of several awards and at the end of a successful career as a textile designer in the fashion business where she was known as an innovative pattern maker and colourist, Helengai was a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art for over 10 years. She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art 1996-2002 under the tutelage of Norman Thomas Norris (born 1932), Tom Norris (1960-1997), Jenny Saville (born 1970), Lucy Jones (born 1955), Paul Richards (born 1949), Andrew Stahl (born 1954), Liz Arnold (1964-2001), Jo Volley (born 1953) and Euan Uglow (1932-2000), amongst others and whilst at the Slade, won the Monnington Prize and spent a semester at the New York Studio School in Manhattan. Painting in mixed media, acrylic, drawing and oil, her work is both abstract and figurative and is based on landscape, still life and the figure. She works and lives at 87 Great Titchfield Street, London and has a studio at Holly Bush Farm House, Station Road, Brampton, Suffolk. A full member of Suffolk Open Studios and has exhibited in Norfolk, Suffolk and London including Merchant House Gallery in Lowestoft; The Cut at Halesworth; North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex; Norwich Castle Museum and elsewhere. www.olddairystudios.co.uk/helengai-harbottle





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