SPEAKER / 23 August 2017 12:30-1:30pm at RMIT Building 1, Level 2, Room 17.
Helen Britton completed a Master of Fine Arts by research at Curtin University, Western Australia and postgraduate study at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts. Helen’s work is held in the National Gallery of Australia, in the Pinakothek der Modern, Munich, the Schmuck Museum Pforzheim, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Boston Museum of Fine Art and The Metropolitan Museum, New York, among others. Helen has received the Herbert Hofmann Prize, the state prize of Bavaria, the Förder Preis of the city of Munich, and in 2014 was artist in residence at Villa Bengel in Idar Öbersten. She was Artist in Residence in 2015 at the invitation of Janet Holmes á Court at Vasse Felix in Western Australia. In 2017 the Lawrence Wilson gallery at UWA in conjunction with the Festival of Perth will present an overview of Helen’s practice to date.
Helen Britton is an Australian jeweller living in Munich whose work is informed by the built environment, history and memory.
Helen is participating in the 2017 Radiant Pavilion program through the exhibition Minegishi / Britton / Bielander presented by Gallery Funaki at PROJECT SPACE