Helen studied sculpture in NCAD, Belfast college of art and design, Artibus Utrecht, Netherlands. For the last 20 years she has worked as a painter in encaustics. She is a well known Irish artist with work in most of the big Irish collections including Imma, The arts council, Butler Gallery Kilkenny, Hugh Lane municipal gallery, Galway municipal collection. She is represented by the Taylor Galleries, Dublin. Her work is also in many private collection at home and abroad. She has been a professional artist for longer than she wants to remember. Helen lives and works in Kilkenny.