Helen Altman

Helen Altman<br /><em>White Wasp</em>  2019<br />cup dispenser,  paper cups, cast copper, paint and laser decal<br />17" x 5" x 4”<br />HA 763
Helen Altman<br /><em>Snow Cups</em>  2018<br />vintage cup dispenser, cups, laser print, lead<br />16" x 3" x 3"<br />HA 700
Helen Altman<br /><em>Reservoir</em>  2017<br />vintage cup dispenser, cups, acrylic, laser print<br />17" x 3 1/2" x 3"<br />HA 699
Helen Altman<br /><em>Oasis</em>  2019<br />water fountain, water pump and water<br />34" x 15" x 15"<br />HA 747
Helen Altman<br /><em>Oasis (2)</em>  2018<br />vintage cup dispenser, cups, found object, paint<br />14" x 6 1/4" x 3"<br />HA 713
Helen Altman<br /><em>Thirsty Cups</em>  2018<br />vintage cup dispenser, cups, found object, paint<br />13" x 6 1/4" x 3"<br />HA 703
Helen Altman<br /><em>Flock</em>  2015<br />Installation View<br />44" x 102" x 14"<br />approximately installed
Helen Altman<br /><em>Away</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />11" x 11" x 14"<br />HA 737
Helen Altman<br /><em>Straight Arrow Dove</em>>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />11" x 6" x 12 1/2<br />HA 742
Helen Altman<br /><em>Calm Jay</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12" x 14" x 14 1/2"<br />HA 741
Helen Altman<br /><em>Robin (facing right)</em> 2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12" x 12" x 14"<br />HA 740
Helen Altman<br /><em>Little Hump-backed hummer</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />5" x 3" x 12"<br />HA 739
Helen Altman<br /><em>Chickadee</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />7" x 6" x 12"<br />HA 736
Helen Altman<br /><em>Yellow-Cheeked Warbler</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />9" x 10" x 15"<br />HA 735
Helen Altman<br /><em>Seated Hummer</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />8" x 8 1/2" x 12"<br />HA 734
Helen Altman<br /><em>Calling Wren</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />9" x 6" x 15"<br />HA 733
Helen Altman<br /><em>Dear Hummer</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />10" x 5" x 10"<br />HA 731
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fly Away</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />10" x 7" x 12 1/2"<br />HA 730
Helen Altman<br /><em>Landing Dove</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />13" x 11" x 11 1/2"<br />HA 729
Helen Altman<br /><em>Settled Dove</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />9" x 11" x 11 1/2"<br />HA 728
Helen Altman<br /><em>Touching Down (Bluebird)</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12" x 8" x 13 1/2"<br />HA 727
Helen Altman<br /><em>New Year's Fly-catcher</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />16" x 14" x 12"<br />HA 726
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tyler Owl</em>  2018<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />11" x 9" x 17" <br />HA 685
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tyler Hummer 3</em>  2018<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />7" x 5" x 14" <br />HA 692
Helen Altman<br /><em>Perched Hummer</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />6” x 8” x 13”<br />HA 677
Helen Altman<br /><em>December Owl</em> 2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />15" x 8" x 10 <br />HA 631
Helen Altman<br /><em>Squint-eyed Owl</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />11” x 12” x 9 1/2"<br />HA 670
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 10 (with 3)</em>  2019<br />slate chalkboard and acrylic<br />13 1/2" x 14"<br />HA 758
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 12</em>  2019<br />slate chalkboard, chalk and acrylic<br />15" x 20 3/4"<br />HA 759
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 13</em>  2019<br />slate chalkboard, acrylic and lead<br />24 1/4" x 18" x 2"<br />HA 760
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 14</em>  2019<br />vintage slate chalkboard and acrylic<br />9 1/4" x 13 1/4"<br />HA 761
Helen Altman<br /><em>15. Nest</em>  2019<br />slate chalkboard and acrylic<br />13 1/4" x 9"<br />HA 762
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 1</em>  2019<br />acrylic on slate chalkboard<br />13" x 9" x 3/8"<br />HA 748
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 5</em>  2019<br />acrylic on slate chalkboard<br />7 3/4" x 10 3/4" x 3/8"<br />HA 752
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 7</em>  2019<br />acrylic on slate chalkboard, lead and chalk<br />17 1/4" x 22 3/4" x 2"<br />HA 754
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 9</em>  2019<br />acrylic on slate chalkboard<br />17" x 16 1/2" x 3/4"<br />HA 756
Helen Altman<br /><em>Nest 10</em>  2019<br />acrylic on slate chalkboard, lead and chalk<br />16 1/2" x 16" x 1 1/8"<br />HA 757
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tree Line</em>  2018<br />vintage slate chalkboard, acrylic paint, chalk<br />23" x 32 1/2" x 2"<br />HA 712
Helen Altman<br /><em>The Flycatcher</em>  2018<br />cigar box, cast plaster, laser printed aluminum foil, matches and printed paper, ed: 3<br />1 3/8" x 8 7/8" x 5 3/8" (closed box dimensions)<br />HA 682
Helen Altman<br /><em>The Swedish Dog</em>  2016<br />cigar box, laser printed primed foil, cast plaster, paper bag, match box label and glue, ed: 4<br />1 1/2" x 9 1/4" x 5 1/2" (closed box dimensions)<br />HA 638
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) <br />HA 603
Helen Altman<br /><em>My Best Eggs</em>  2006<br />sculptural print multiple, ed: 18<br />10" x 13" x 3 1/4" <br />HA 259
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Shepherd Rabbit)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfer, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread<br />28 1/2" x 36 1/2" approx.<br />HA 593
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket, Chicken and Dress</em>  2017<br />thermal transfer and doll's dress, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread<br />44 1/4" x  35" approx.<br />HA 646
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Paul's Hunting Dog)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfer, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread<br />29" x 29 1/2" approx.<br />HA 592
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (White Rabbit)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfer, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread<br />43" x 34" approx.<br />HA 594
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Two Cows)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfers, quilted vintage baby blanket, pillowcase, thread<br />36" x 44" approx. <br />HA 596
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Goat)</em>  2016 <br />thermal transfer, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread <br/>36 1/2" x 26 1/2" approx. <br />HA 575
Helen Altman<br /><em>Small Blanket (Spotted Dog)</em>  2016 <br />thermal transfer, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread <br />35" x 46" approx. <br />HA 576
Helen Altman<br /><em>Pelicans</em> 2004<br />thermal transfer on quilted fabric<br />94" x 120" <br />HA 210
Helen Altman<br /><em>Hybrid Duck</em>  2002<br />ink jet on mesh banner, quilted fabric and chair<br />90" x 138" x 26"<br />HA 106
Helen Altman<br /><em>Four Standing</em>  2001<br />ink jet on canvas, quilted fabric<br />87" x 77" <br />HA 59
Helen Altman <br /><em>Marsh Blanket</em>  2001 <br />ink jet on canvas, quilted fabric <br />80" x 72"<br />HA 61
Helen Altman <br /><em>Ocean Blanket</em>  2000 <br />inkjet on canvas, quilted fabric <br />77" x 69"<br />HA 74
Helen Altman <br /><em>Patch of Blue</em>  2000 <br />acrylic, quilted fabric<br />77" x 72"<br />HA 58
Helen Altman<br /><em>Native State</em>  2000<br />inkjet on quilted canvas, fabric<br />79" x 72" <br />HA 618
Helen Altman<br /><em>Lombardy Poplar</em>  1999<br />acrylic on moving blanket<br />141" x 72"<br />HA 466
Helen Altman<br /><em>Black Spruce</em>  1999<br />acrylic on moving blanket<br />144" x 72"<br />HA 467
Helen Altman <br /><em>Roan Mountain Thorn</em>  1999 <br />acrylic on moving blanket <br />142 1/2" x 70"<br />HA 468
Helen Altman <br /><em>Coast White Cedar</em>  1999 <br />acrylic on moving blanket <br />140" x 70" <br />HA 469
Helen Altman <br /><em>Yellow Birch</em>  1999 <br />acrylic on moving blanket <br />144" x 72"<br />HA 65
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 166 - Red Maple</em>  2010<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"<br />HA 301
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 38, Colorado Blue Spruce</em>  2010<br />acrylic on paper<br />40" x 29 3/4"<br />HA 303
Helen Altman<br /><em>Mule Deer (4)</em>  2015<br />torch drawing on paper<br />22 1/2" x 30"<br />HA 587
Helen Altman<br /><em>Mule Deer (head up)</em>  2015<br />torch drawing on paper<br />22 1/2" x 30"<br />HA 588
Helen Altman<br /><em>Mule Deer (with shadow)</em>  2015<br />torch drawing on paper<br />22 1/2" x 30"<br />HA 589
Helen Altman<br /><em>Mountain Lion (2)</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />30" x 22 1/2" <br />HA 371
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tarantula (2)</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />14" x 14" <br />HA 379
Helen Altman<br /><em>Big Horn Sheep</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />30" x 22 1/2"<br />HA 396
Helen Altman<br /><em>Startled Deer</em>  2012<br />torch drawing on paper<br />19" x 15" <br />HA 397
Helen Altman <br /><em>Mountain Lion</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper<br />22 1/2" x 30" <br />HA 368
Helen Altman <br /><em>Puma (light cat)</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />30" x 22 1/2"<br />HA 370
Helen Altman <br /><em>Tarantula</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />16" x 14"<br />HA 378
Helen Altman <br /><em>Small Gazing Bobcat</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />24" x 19 1/4"<br />HA 380
Helen Altman <br /><em>Feral Pig</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />19" x 24" <br />HA 381
Helen Altman <br /><em>Armadillo</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />19" x 24"<br />HA 382
Helen Altman <br /><em>Rattlesnake</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />22 1/2" x 19"<br />HA 391
Helen Altman <br /><em>Pouncing Coyote</em>  2012 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />22 1/2" x 30"<br />HA 395
Helen Altman <br /><em>Puma 2</em>  2014 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />30" x 22 1/2"<br />HA 459
Helen Altman<br /><em>Wolfman</em>  2015<br />cast plaster, fabric and wood stand<br />15" x 7 1/2" x 5 1/2"<br />HA 497
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"<br />HA 554
Helen Altman<br /><em>Hydra</em>  2015<br />cast plaster, wire, wooden stand, fabric<br />15" x 7" x 10 3/4"<br />HA 553
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)<br />HA 499
Helen Altman<br /><em>Gary Cats</em>  2015<br />found objects<br />11" x 9" x 4"<br />HA 495
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"<br />HA 500
Helen Altman<br /><em>Goldfish</em> 2013<br />cast plastic, epoxy, brass, line, styrofoam, distilled water, glass bowl<br />10 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 6 5/8" <br />HA 260
Helen Altman<br /><em>WTC 2</em>  2010<br />cast plastic, glass, distilled water, lead, ed: 13<br />5" x 4" x 4" <br />HA 342

Helen Altman was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1958 and currently lives and works in Fort Worth, Texas.  She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa as well as a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.  Her work has been exhibited at the Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont;  the Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler; The Old Jail Art Center, Albany; the Grace Museum, Abilene; the Longview Museum of Fine Art; Longview; and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.  Her work has also been exhibited at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; the Galveston Arts Center; the Museum of Arts and Design, New York; and the Chelsea Art Museum, New York, amongst other venues.  Her work is part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Houston Airport System, City of Houston; the University of Houston; the Art Museum of Southeast Texas; the Art Museum of South Texas; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Federal Reserve Bank, Houston; the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art; the University of Alabama; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.


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