Manchester based artist Helena Worthington is a graduate of The University of Salford,

she was awarded The University of Salford Chancellor's Excellence award, in 2018. 

Her work explores themes of the sublime, ephemeral, and the quotidian, using impasto paint application, sculpting and revealing layers, she creates a documentation of time passing, often swapping foreground and background, the Artist challenges the viewers perceptions and expectations. Helena has an interest in Ancient

History and Modern culture, she bases her object visual language on a universally recognisable logo, the vessel or amphora. 

Her paintings are held in numerous private collections. 

Helena has shown work in a number of exhibitions including The Whitworth Art Gallery, and The Manchester Open at Home. She was recently commissioned by Box on The Docks, SalfordMedia City, a project creating a Public large scale Artwork, and is at present on a Residency; Villages is a project based around Motherhood and Art Practice.  

Education.

The University of Salford, Manchester, UK.

Fine Art BA ( Hons )

Worsley College, Manchester, UK. 

BTEC Fine Art ( Triple Grade Distinction )

Exhibitions.

2021 The University of Salford, New Adelphi, UK.

2021 Hot Bed Press, 20/20 Print Exchange, Worldwide.

2020 Manchester Open, HOME. UK

2019 A Postcard From Rochdale, Touchstones Gallery, Rochdale, UK.

2019 Hot Bed Press, 20/20 Print Exchange, Worldwide.

2018 The Howarth Life Drawing SeriesExhibition, The Old Fire Station, Salford, UK. 

2018 Hot Bed Press, 20/20 Print Exchange, Worldwide.

2018 Crow For Ice Cream, MAKE Gallery, Liverpool. UK.

2017 Solo Exhibition, Spoon, Manchester. UK.

2017 Pancake's and Beer, Berlin, Germany. 

2011 Woodcuts of Manchester Cathedral, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. UK.

2011 Concrete Towers, The Lowry Art Gallery. Salford. UK.

Residences 

2021, Villages, Manchester, UK. 

2021 Dez Rez Project, Online, Worldwide.

Commissions 

2021 The Museum of Alcohol, www.museumofalcohol.com.

2021 Box on the docks, Dock 10, Media City, Summer Edition.

2020, Box on the docks, Dock 10, Media City, Winter Edition.

Publications

2021, The X Collab. www.thexcollab.com

2018, The University of Salford, Arts Collection,  Haworth Life Drawing Series.

Awards and Prizes 

2018, The University of Salford's Vice Chancellors Excellence Award.

2018, The Howarth Charitable Trust Life Drawing Award, Third Place.