Friday, 19 June 2009

Helaina Sharpley - Best New Business

Congratulations to wirework artist Helaina Sharpley who won an award earlier this month at The Contemporary Craft Fair at Bovey Tracey, Devon. Helaina won the Best New Business award sponsored by

Helaina has a studio at The Art House in Wakefield a purpose built studio building, which opened in July 2008, with the ethos of access for all. The whole building is accessible to everyone, artists with disabilities and artists without and is part funded by the Arts Council. The Art House speaks on behalf of all artists, representing their interests to funding and commissioning bodies, to training institutions, to galleries and venues and to others - promoting a vision of a profession without barriers.

Helaina will be exhibiting and selling her beautiful work at the Brighton Art Fair in October.

1 comment:

Hannah Nunn said...

clever girl. I love Helaina. Her work is amazing. I din't know she's won!