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Helen Brauns is an Australian artist interested in capturing the vivid beauty of the Australian landscape. Her subjects include Murray River red gum trees, wildflowers, seascapes and the Australian bush. Brauns uses a vibrant contemporary style to recreate her subjects with acrylic paint on canvas. She creates strong compositions enhancing them by layering glazes of colour for depth and using strong brushstrokes to build texture.
Brauns discovered painting at Sixteen. After school, she studied fashion design at the Melbourne College of Textiles from 1980 - 1982. She then spent 30 years in the newspaper and magazine advertising industry.
In 2010, Brauns returned to her painting practice. Under the mentorship of Dawn Csutoros and David Chen, she experimented with paints, brush techniques and subject matter to create her bold style.
She lives in Melbourne, Australia.
Helen Brauns art can be viewed at "Ashy's Cafe", 305 High Street. Ashburton.
* Gallery 314 Richmond 2011 * Spiritual Exhibition - the World trade Centre- 2012 *Ocean Grove Art Exhibition -2013
* Hobsons Bay Art show 2013 and 2014 * The Bayside Art Show 2013 and 2014 *Ocean Grove Art Exhibition - 2013
*Camberwell Rotary Art Show 2014,2015,2016,2017, 2018 Art in Tune 2015.
* Hawthorn Art Centre 2016 * Australian Guild of Realist Art 2017 *Tussock Gallery, Pt Lonsdale 2017
* Australian Guild of Realist Art 2018.
Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to submit my artwork into the West Torrens competition. All the submissions were excellent and would like to see where this competition takes these artists. Again, thank you so much for your opportunity you give to all South Australians.
Date: Sun 15 Nov 2020