Helen Martina is a well known Curaçao born ceramist who has been living and working in The Netherlands for the past 5 years. This was her first exhibition in Curaçao since she emigrated in 1999.

 

Helen has had various exhibitions in Curaçao, amongst other in Landhuis Bloemhof (1997) and in the Curaçao Museum (1993). Since her move to the Netherlands in 1999, she has her own studio in Den Bosch, where she works together with other ceramists. In the meantime Helen is no longer unknown in Holland. She has exhibited amongst others in Haarlem, Delft, Den Bosch, Beek en Donk, Bodegraven, Amsterdam, Deventer, Nuenen and in the Holland Art Fair in The Hague.

 

Helen Martina's Goddesses tell a centuries old story of extacy, spirituality and value. Her language is guarded, expressing the female divinity in subtle variations.

Besides her Goddesses" she also presented work in the form of vases and pots and work from her 'wall flower' series. In addition, Helen shows her photo's for the first time in Curaçao. Self portraits, to which she has added paint and lace.