Helen was born near Bath, but now lives at Milford-on-Sea in Hampshire, where she has been a tutor in adult education for many years. She works in acrylic and mixed media.
Her work is now in private and corporate collections in many parts of the United Kingdom, including the collection of the Bank of England, and a piece has been acquired by Hampshire County Council for their Permanent Collection. Prints of her work have been produced by Art in Motion of Canada, and sold worldwide.
Work has been included in exhibitions at the Royal West of England Academy Bristol, Southampton, Portsmouth and Bath City Galleries, and commercial galleries in London and the South of England.