Helen Mahood grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. At school she showed considerable artistic promise and was encouraged to train as an art teacher. Subsequently she gained a qualification as a medical illustrator. A move to London led to a career in the world of commercial art. Now that she is settled in Cornwall, she enjoys the opportunity to spend more time on her first love, painting.
Helen Mahood became a member of 'Taking Space', a group of women artists, in 2018.
Painting in oils and acrylics
2017: Rock Institute, Rock, Wadebridge (14-19 Nov)
2018: Taking Space, Crypt Gallery, St Ives (24-30 March)
2018: Taking Space, Rock Institute, Rock (16-21 Oct)
2019: Taking Space, Crypt Gallery, St Ives (4-17 May)
2019: Taking Space, Morvah Schoolhouse, Morvah (24 Aug-6 Sept)
2019: Taking Space, Rock Institute, Rock (22-27 Oct)
2019: Five Artists, Padstow Memorial Hall, Padstow (9-15 Nov)
Taking Space (2018-2019)