Helen Holmes - artist

Helen Holmes

January 25, 2016

Helen Holmes is an Australian artist whose paintings are intense acrylics and charcoal on board or canvas. She is a vehicle spray painter by trade with an industrial background. Numerous hours that she spent mixing paints and colour, enhanced her innate love of art. Her bold and delightful expressive works are filled with lots of energy, vitality and dynamic movement.

Paintings by Helen Holmes

Helen Holmes - Every Woman Needs Her Girlfriend, 2015 (Left) / Our Precious, 2014 (Right) - exhibitions
Helen Holmes - Every Woman Needs her Girlfriend, 2015 (Left) / Our Precious, 2014 (Right)

Helen Holmes is represented by 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace. In May 2015, she participated in expressionism group show entitled Red at Sofitel Gold Coast. The show was co-curated by Richard Denny and Terri Lew. In August the same year, her work was included in international group exhibition Pain-Ting, organized by 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace and hosted by Open Walls Gallery in Berlin, Germany. Holmes’ debut solo exhibition Keeping Good Company with 19 Karen gallery was on display in March 2015.

Holmes' Artworks

Helen Holmes - artist - Looking for Woody, 2014 (Left) / Waiting on a Friend, 2014 (Right)
Helen Holmes - Looking for Woody, 2014 (Left) / Waiting on a Friend, 2014 (Right)

Helen Holmes - What Are We Thinking, 2015 (Left) / Showtime, 2013
Helen Holmes - What Are We Thinking, 2015 (Left) / Showtime, 2013 (Right)

Helen Holmes - Roxeanne You Dont Have to Put on the RED Light, 2015 (Left) / Forward We Go, 2015 (Right) - exhibition
Helen Holmes - Roxeanne You Don't Have to Put on the Red Light, 2015 (Left) / Forward We Go, 2015 (Right)

Helen Holmes lives and works in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Images courtesy © the artist and 19 Karen