Helen Altman

Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Paul's Hunting Dog)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfer, blanket, thread<br />29" x 29 1/2" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (White Rabbit)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfer, blanket, thread<br />43" x 34" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Two Dogs)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfers, blanket, thread<br />48" x 36" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Shepherd Rabbit)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfer, blanket, thread<br />28 1/2" x 36 1/2" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Two Cows)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfers on quilted blanket and pillowcase<br />36" x 44" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Blue Dog)</em>  2016 <br />thermal transfer, blanket, thread <br/>28 1/2" x 44 1/2" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Goat)</em>  2016 <br />thermal transfer, blanket, thread <br/>36 1/2" x 26 1/2" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Horse)</em>  2016 <br />thermal transfer, blanket, thread <br/>24" x 29" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Spotted Dog)</em>  2016 <br />thermal transfer, blanket, thread <br />35" x 46" approx.
Helen Altman<br /><em>Pelicans</em> 2004<br />thermal transfer on quilted fabric<br />94" x 120"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Native State</em>  2000<br />inkjet on quilted canvas, fabric<br />79" x 72"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Four Standing</em>  2001<br />ink jet on canvas, quilted fabric<br />87" x 77"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Patch of Blue</em>  2000 <br />acrylic, quilted fabric<br />77" x 72"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Ocean Blanket</em>  2000 <br />inkjet on canvas, quilted fabric <br />77" x 69"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Marsh Blanket</em>  2001 <br />ink jet on canvas, quilted fabric <br />80" x 72"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Lombardy Poplar</em>  1999<br />acrylic on moving blanket<br />141" x 72"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Black Spruce</em>  1999<br />acrylic on moving blanket<br />144" x 72"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Roan Mountain Thorn</em>  1999 <br />acrylic on moving blanket <br />142 1/2" x 70"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Coast White Cedar</em>  1999 <br />acrylic on moving blanket <br />140" x 70"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Yellow Birch</em>  1999 <br />acrylic on moving blanket <br />144" x 72"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 28- Mexican Fan Palm</em>  2014<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 16-Cabbage Palm</em>  2010<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 166 - Red Maple</em>  2010<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 39- Colorado Blue Spruce</em>  2014<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 81- Douglas Fir</em>  2014<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 38, Colorado Blue Spruce</em>  2010<br />acrylic on paper<br />40" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 79-Grand Fir</em>  2011<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 77-Balsam Fir</em>  2011<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 65 - White Fir</em>  2011<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Mountain Lion (2)</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />30" x 22 1/2"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tarantula (2)</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />14" x 14"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Big Horn Sheep</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />30" x 22 1/2"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Startled Deer</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />19" x 15"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Mountain Lion</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper 22 1/2" x 30"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Puma (light cat)</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />30" x 22 1/2"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Horned Owl</em>  2011 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />30" x 22 1/2"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Tarantula</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />16" x 14"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Small Gazing Bobcat</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />24" x 19 1/4"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Feral Pig</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />19" x 24"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Armadillo</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />19" x 24"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Rattlesnake</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />22 1/2" x 19"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Pouncing Coyote</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />22 1/2" x 30"
Helen Altman <br /><em>Puma 2</em>  2014 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />30" x 22 1/2"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Flock</em>  2015<br />Installation View<br />44" x 102" x 14"<br />approximately installed
Helen Altman<br /><em>Clever Bird (Mockingbird)</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12" x 9" x 11"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Storm Owl</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branches<br />18" x 9" x 10 1/2"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Song Sparrow</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />7" x 8" x 12"
Helen Altman<br /><em>December Owl</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />15" x 8" x 10
Helen Altman<br /><em>Blue Monday Jay</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12" x 12" x 14"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Goat Hands</em>  2015<br />unopened Crystal Head Vodka, acrylic, and color laser prints on paper and decals<br />9" x 5" x 7"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Cerberus</em>  2015<br />cast plaster, wooden stand, wire, and fabric<br />15" x 8 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Hydra</em>  2015<br />cast plaster, wire, wooden stand, fabric<br />15" x 7" x 10 3/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Wolfman</em>  2015<br />cast plaster, fabric and wood stand<br />15" x 7 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Hands of god</em>  2015<br />cast plaster, wood and wire<br />12" x 16 1/2" x 11" (sculpture size with the base)
Helen Altman<br /><em>Gary Cats</em>  2015<br />found objects<br />11" x 9" x 4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Sleeping Rabbit</em>  2015<br />found objects<br />14" x 28" x 16"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Little Bird and the Laughing Rabbit</em>  2015<br />acrylic on wall, found felt object<br />10" x 12" x 5"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Ride</em>  2015<br />wagon, 36 tiger puppets, wool blanket<br />37" x 34" x 16"
Helen Altman<br /><em>End of Day</em>  2014<br />various natural materials, wire, glue, hand stamped lead label<br />installation view, approx. 81" x 76" x 7 1/2"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Line of Fire</em>  2011<br />acrylic on wall, flicker flame bulbs, misc. elements<br />119" x 123" x 10"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Two Deer Reflecting</em>  2011<br />vintage motion lamp, light blub, wall text, misc. elements<br />10 1/4" x 6" x 6"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Home to Roost</em>  2016<br />record player, found objects, laser print and miscellaneous elements<br />20" x 13" x 16"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Knitting Fox</em>  2012<br />record player, knitting fox (wooden Russian toy), celluloid fish, Manzanita branches, tin bird and misc. elements<br />16" x 12 1/2" x 17 1/2" (without cord)
Helen Altman<br /><em>Cover Your Nut</em>  2014<br />record player, manzanita wood, tea infusers, found objects<br />22" x 16" x 17"
Helen Altman<br /><em>All My Eggs</em>  2015<br />blown quail eggs, hourglass sand, glue, decal film, laser print on paper, plastic quail egg cartons, staples, and market basket<br />7 1/2" x 21" x 14"
Helen Altman<br /><em>My Best Eggs</em>  2006<br />sculptural print multiple, ed: 18<br />10" x 13" x 3 1/4"
Helen Altman<br /><em>Perfecto 20</em>  2016<br />cigar box, laser printed primed foil, cast plaster, paper bag, and glue, ed: 4<br />1 1/2" x 9 1/4"  x 5 1/2" (closed box dimensions)
Helen Altman<br /><em>Happy Family</em> 2014<br />cast plastic, epoxy, brass, line, styrofoam, distilled water, glass bowl<br />10 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 6 5/8"
Helen Altman<br /><em>WTC 2</em>  2010<br />cast plastic, glass, distilled water, lead, ed: 13<br />5" x 4" x 4"

Helen Altman was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas. She earned her BFA, in 1981, her MA in 1986, both at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and her MFA, from the University of North Texas, Denton, in 1989. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She has participated in numerous museum exhibitions including solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Glassell School of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Grace Museum, Abilene. Selected group exhibitions include the McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas; the Museum of Arts and Design, New York; the Old Jail Art Center, Albany; the Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas; and the Chelsea Art Museum, New York. 


Dark Horse, Moody Gallery 2004
Floater, Moody Gallery 2007
Half-Life, Moody Gallery 2011
Cover Your Nut, Moody Gallery 2015
Hair of the Dog, Moody Gallery 2017