OIL AND MIXED MEDIA
Helene is a PhD scientist specializing in epidemiology and microbiology for over 50 years and still working at Rowan College. She has always been interested in photography and art. Her photography has been featured in various shows over the years. Recently, she became interested in oil painting and working with photos on canvas. She enjoys painting from her photographs and specializes in flowers, horses, and cardinals. She has exhibited at several venues including the Salem County Fair, Art on the Green in Delaware, and Rowan College this fall.
Helene participated in the Salem County Senior Citizen's Art Exhibit and Competition, where she won first place with her cardinal “ My Faithful companion.” A painting done in remembrance of her late husband in 2019. As a first-place winner, her painting was then submitted to the New Jersey State
Senior Citizen’s exhibit and competition.
NOTE: Helene uses her photographs and paintings to raise money to help support the rescue horses she keeps at her farm. (www.chapteronefarms.com)