Tall Girl Carousel Horse, Mixed media
Tall Girl Carousel Horse, Mixed media, 23 carat gold embellishment and oils on polished black granite base, H56 x W47 x D26 cm
Daisy Chain
Daisy Chain, Mixed media with 23 carat gold leaf and oils on black granite base, H50 x W21 x D18 cm
The Herders
The Herders, Mixed media with 23 carat gold leaf embellishment and oils on black granite base, H49 x W24 x D25 cm
Tall Horse Ionic Pairing
Tall Horse Ionic Pairing, Mixed media and oils on polished black granite base, H71 x W40 x D34 cm
Girl with Snap Dragon Dress
Girl with Snap Dragon Dress, Mixed media with 23 carat gold leaf embellishment and oils on black granite base, H53 x W28 x D14 cm
Girl with Hobby Horse, Mixed media with oils
Girl with Hobby Horse, Mixed media with oils, 23 carat gold embellishments on polished black granite base, H48 x W34 x D18 cm
Piebald Embrace
Piebald Embrace, Mixed media and oils on polished black granite base, H73 x W42 x D35 cm
Tall Horse Seeker
Tall Horse Seeker, Mixed media and oils on polished black granite base, H70 x W37 x D23 cm
Tall Horse Doric Pair
Tall Horse Doric Pair, Mixed media and oils on polished black granite base, H73 x W45 x D35 cm
Tall Horse Corinthian Pair
Tall Horse Corinthian Pair, Mixed media and oils on polished black granite base, H74 x W46 x D34 cm
Tall Horse Side Itch
Tall Horse Side Itch, Mixed media and oils on polished grey granite, H56 x W23 x D19 cm
Girl on Tall Horse with Crown
Girl on Tall Horse with Crown, Mixed media and oils on polished black granite base, H73 x W31 x D23 cm

Artist Helen Merrigan Colfer, Wexford

Helen attended Waterford Institute of Technology and The Crawford College of Art in Cork from 1982 to 1987 graduating with an honors Diploma in Fine Art and honors Higher Diploma in Art and Design Education. She was an art teacher from 1987 to 2004. She was head of the Art Department in Athlone Community College until she resigned from her permanent post in 2004 so that she could dedicate herself full time to her artwork. She was also an Art Examiner for the Department of Education for ten years.

Helen is an Irish artist, living and working from her studio in her home at the tip of the Hook Head Peninsula in County Wexford, Ireland. While Helen has been a figurative painter for years she has in more recent years turned to working in three dimensions. Since 2014 she has been creating sculptures inspired by the coastal landscape which surrounds her home. She is known for her slender equine sculptures and more recently her unique figurative pieces. Her work is owned by people in America, Europe and Ireland. She is represented by The Doorway Gallery in Dublin.

Selected Exhibitions:

Wexford Art Centre Lion’s Club Exhibition 2017
Edinburgh Art Fair Nov 2016 - represented by The Doorway Gallery
The Doorway Gallery, 24 South Frederick St, Dublin 2 - work on display since March 2016
Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Gardens Sept-Oct 2016
Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Open Submissin Feb-March 2016
Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Opera Oct-Nov 2015
Fusion Cafe, Wexford Sept 2015
Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Gardens, Sept-Oct 2015
The Hyde Bridge Gallery, Cairde Visual Festival Sligo Open Submission, July 2015
Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Open Submission Feb-March 2015
Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Christmas Exhibition 2014
Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Festival Opera 2014
Wexford Art Centre Lion’s Club Exhibition 2014
Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Open Submission Feb 2009
Wexford Vocational School Wexford Festival Opera 2008
Art Ireland RDS Nov 2007
Wexford Insurances Ltd, Wexford Festival Opera 2007
Quality Hotel Wexford, Wexford Festival Opera 2007
Wexford Vocational School, Wexford Festival Opera 2006
Dunbrody Festival, New Ross, Co. Wexford 2005
Selskar Design, Wexford Festival Opera 2005

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