Helen Masacz is a figurative painter who lives and works in London. In 2004 she graduated with a BA Hons in Fine Art, then eight years later decided to study traditional painting and drawing on a part-time basis at LARA. Helen has exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in 2004 and 2010 for the BP Awards and was then invited back to be a part of the Mystery Postcard Exhibitions. Her awards include The Arts Club award, which she won at the annual Royal Society Portrait painters exhibition in 2011. Helen's work is held in the Mansfield, Oxford University collection. Her commissions include The Right Honourable Lord Dyson, Principle Dr Diana Walford and Dr Paul McKenna. Using narrative and the continuous practice of traditional skills to express contemporary culture, Helen's work is constantly evolving.
Helen is one of the founding members of Lot5 Collective
2012 London Atelier of Representational Art, London
2007 PGCE Middlesex University, London
2004 BA (Hons) Fine Art Middlesex University, London
2013 The Artist, February issue.
2012 Artist & Illustrator, December issue
2011 Vogue, September Issue
2011 The Jewish Chronicle, 8th July
2011 BBC News, In Pictures, 4th May
2011 The Independent, 4th May
2011 The Daily Telegraph, pg 2, April 20th
2011 500 Portraits Book: The BP Portrait Award. 2011 ISBN 9781855144484