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Adaption - Level 8
Helen Chantrell was born in Buckinghamshire, England in 1967. She has pursued many creative interests throughout her life, with painting and drawing most importantamong these. Upon moving to Ireland in 1995 she settled in Leitrim. In 2016 she did the Post Leaving Certificate course in Art and Design, Sligo MSLETB She has been studying on the Fine Art degree programme at ITSligo since 2017. Painting remains a constant among a wide range of creative interests.
I make paintings and drawings. My paintings, mostly oil on canvas, draw on themes of mass consumption, attempting to create tensions and oppositions within these visual ideas. I try to provoke an emotional response in the viewer, especially feelings such as hope and unease, by combining realist images and abstract settings.Back to Fine Art