“Dash”    8 x 8 unframed.    Watercolor.   

Helene Hirmes is an award winning artist who has taught sculpture and collage at ArtCenter Manatee in Bradenton, FL.  She has worked in oil, acrylic, sculpture, watercolor, Zentangle, pastel and collage.  Her commissioned watercolor portraits of dogs and cats capture her love of treasured pets and their soulful eyes. 


She studied art at Russell Sage College, spent summers at art schools in Mexico, (San Miguel de Allende and University of Guadalajara), and sculpture workshops in Loveland, Colorado.


She has exhibited in many juried shows here in Sarasota and in New Jersey. She had a one woman show of her sculpture at the Paterson Museum, Paterson , NJ, and several two person shows.


She spent many years on the board of Women Contemporary Artists in Florida and was juried into the National League of American Pen Women. In New Jersey she was a member of Salute to Women in the Arts.  She is represented by The Dancing Crane Gallery in Bradenton, FL.

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