ARTIST

Helaina Sharpley

Artist

Biography

Designer-maker Helaina Sharpley produces elegant and original wire-work sculptures. She graduated in Design Crafts from the Herefordshire College of Art in 2006 and now works from her studio in West Yorkshire. Her work is informed by old Edwardian architecture as well as her love of everything related to tea. She starts by producing linear drawings of architectural details in pen and ink, which are later translated into 2D/3D wire-works. Her work has been awarded numerous times at the British Craft Trade Fair and Contemporary Craft Fair. Helaina exhibits widely across the UK participating in solo shows, group exhibitions and craft fairs.