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Art is a weft that adorns, holds together, and vitalizes the strands of life. Even in the simplest tasks, even in the plainest objects, there is meaningful poignancy.
Whether I’m seeing, listening, reading, recovering, arranging, scouring, appreciating, digging, relating, regressing, or creating, I continually encounter fabulous Reality.
I take from and attempt to add to the vast richness of human life.
Category Archives: Happenings
It’s been a long-time dream, simmering in my consciousness……ooohhh…..to visit the Chicago Art Institute. I’ve visited many world class museums, but somehow Chicago Art Institute remained out of reach. I had landed a number of times at Chicago … Continue reading
NESTS: Nest Series: Luminis (watermedia/collage, 18X18 inches) Refuge, protection, safety, newness, hatchery…….these are a few words of symbolism I attach to the recent series of art pieces I’ve been working on. My new show, entitled THE NESTS will … Continue reading
YOU’RE INVITED to MasterWorks of New Mexico 2013! April 5-27, 2013 Hispanic Arts Gallery at Expo NM, Albuquerque Tuesdays-Sundays 10 am-5 pm (Closed Mondays) Please forward this to your friends using the link at the bottom. (Postcard images are from the 2012 … Continue reading
“THE ENVELOPE SERIES: JOURNEY GIFT” by HELEN GWINN mixed media assemblage, 16X12 X2 inches “A fire in the belly”……..that’s what I’ve been looking for in the 678 paintings I have examined over and over in the past week or … Continue reading
A dear friend of mine, Judith, called last week asking to bring an artist to visit my studio. She brought Mike Webber an oil painter from Wales, his wife Sue who is also an artist, and his daughter-in-law, Cali, who … Continue reading
Two of my pieces have been selected into an exhibit at the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, NM. The exhibit honors the idea that “in the end is the beginning.” It is entitled “The OMEGA and the ALPHA.” “Commencement” is … Continue reading
The Masterworks Class I taught for New Mexico Watercolor Society a couple of weeks ago was outstanding. The workshop chairmen, Kathy Arneberg and Fran Krukar were excellent planners, arrangers and helpers. Dave Collis ran the camera set-up which projected what … Continue reading
I’ll be in Albuquerque this week to teach the Masterworks workshop for the New Mexico Watercolor Society. The class is full. I will present a demonstration of painting/collage after lunch(starting at one o’clock) on Wednesday to which the public is … Continue reading
On Sunday, March 18 I will give a demonstration of my creative process for the West Texas Watercolor Society headquartered in Lubbock. It will be at the Louise H. Underwood Center for the Arts: 511 Avenue K. Their meeting starts … Continue reading
INNOVATIVE WATERMEDIA andCOLLAGE HELEN GWINN, INSTRUCTOR APRIL 11, 12, 13 in Albuquerque, NM at EXPO NEW MEXICO(which is the State Fairgrounds) This class will be a delightful, experimental, creative, innovative approach to developing a watermedia painting or a mixed-media … Continue reading