HELEN FAY

Helen has been a full-time artist and printmaker since 1992 and is currently based in Northumberland. Her wonderfully quirky and characterful etchings featuring dogs, penguins and a host of other animals have won her many admirers and her work has been exhibited in galleries and fairs across the UK and abroad.

EDUCATION

1990-1992   Royal College of Art, London. M.A. ( R.C.A) Natural History Illustration.

1987-1990   Sunderland University. B.A. Hons. Fine Art Printmaking.

1986-1987   Newcastle College of Art and Design. Foundation studies in Art and Design.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016          Moy MacKay Gallery, Peebles (solo); Fotheringham Gallery (solo); Group print show at Fisherton Mill, Salisbury; Group show at Thompson's, Aldeburgh

2015          Joint Exhibition at Robinson-Gay Gallery, Hexham                                    

2013          Baxters Gallery, Devon; Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder        

2012         Artist of the month, Glasgow Print Studio                                               

2009          Original Print Gallery, Dublin (solo); Glasgow Print Studio                         

2008          Four Corners Exhibition, London; McGill Duncan Gallery, Castle Douglas                                                                                                               2006          House for an Art Lover, Glasgow; Hughson Gallery, Glasgow.

ART FAIRS

Islington Art Fair; Affordable Art Fairs in London, Bristol, Ireland, Amsterdam and New York; Glasgow Art Fair; Art on Paper, Royal College of Art, London; 20th/21st Century Print Fair, Royal Academy, London; Sydney Art Fair, Australia; Glasgow Art Fair; Edinburgh International Festival

ANNUAL OPEN SUBMISSIONS

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.

Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh.

Royal Glasgow Institute Annual Exhibition, Glasgow.

PUBLISHED WORK, AWARDS AND COLLECTIONS

 2013         Work produced for Glasgow Print Studio 40th Anniversary portfolio project

 2011         Selected for British Printmaking Japan 2012 exhibition

 2010         Featured in Telegraph website art review of R.A. Summer Show

 2009         Guardian Weekend Magazine

 2008         Homes and Interiors Scotland; Red magazine lifestyle feature

 2007         Work purchased for executive floor of Raddisson Hotel, Dublin

 2006         BBC feature on Royal Academy Summer Exhibition; Work purchased for New Hall Collection, Cambridge; Lifestyle section of the Sunday Times Newspaper; Front cover and article illustrations for New Scientist magazine; Sheila Robertson Memorial Prize for Drawing. Royal College of Art.

 


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ATTENTION

Etching

22 x 16cm

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TWEED

Etching

42 x 42cm

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GUS

Etching

52 x 50cm

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NELLIE

Etching

51 x 53cm

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GREYHOUND

Etching

65 x 65cm

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MAISIE

Etching

40 x 52cm

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PRINCE

Etching

40 x 60cm

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FLOSS

Etching

36 x 71cm

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BEAUTY

Etching

42 x 40cm

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BRODIE STANDING

Etching

30 x 50cm

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SMALL SCOTTY I

Etching

12 x 12cm

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SMALL SCOTTY II

Etching

12 x 12cm

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SMALL SCOTTY III

Etching

12 x 12cm

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FRED

Etching

30 x 28cm

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FLO

Etching

29 x 27cm

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CASPAR

Etching

40 x 54cm

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PIPPIN

Etching

23 x 36cm

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POLLY

Etching

16.5 x 10.5cm