Helen Altman

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>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>Happy Songbird (Mockingbird)</em>  2019<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />11" x 13" x 12"<br />HA 732
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>Arsonist</em>  2017<br />wire, paper matches and steel<br />9 1/2" x 6" x 5 1/2"<br />HA 697
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fancy</em>  2017<br />wire, millinery birds, ribbon and steel<br />18" x 14" x 7"<br />HA 696
Helen Altman<br /><em>Snow 2</em>  2018<br />vintage slate chalkboard, acrylic, chalk, eraser, lead<br />21" x 26 3/4" x 2"<br />HA 709
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>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. 16-Cabbage Palm</em>  2010<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"<br />HA 330
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>Fig. 79-Grand Fir</em>  2011<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4" <br />HA 331
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 77-Balsam Fir</em>  2011<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"<br />HA 328
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 65 - White Fir</em>  2011<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4" <br />HA 345
Helen Altman<br /><em>Shadow Doe 3</em>  2017<br />torch drawing on paper<br />30" x 22 1/2"<br />HA 679
Helen Altman<br /><em>Turning Doe</em>  2017<br />torch drawing on paper<br />30" x 22 1/2"<br />HA 680
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>Mule Deer (3)</em>  2015<br />torch drawing on paper<br />22 1/2" x 30"<br />HA 590
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 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>Horned Owl</em>  2011 <br />torch drawing on paper <br />30" x 22 1/2"<br />HA 377
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>Sleeping Rabbit</em>  2015<br />found objects<br />14" x 28" x 16"<br />HA 496
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>Ride</em>  2015<br />wagon, 36 tiger puppets, wool blanket<br />37" x 34" x 16"<br />HA 549
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" <br />HA 545
Helen Altman<br /><em>Line of Fire</em>  2011<br />acrylic on wall, flicker flame bulbs, misc. elements<br />119" x 123" x 10"<br />HA 343
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)<br />HA 401
Helen Altman<br /><em>Cover Your Nut</em>  2014<br />record player, manzanita wood, tea infusers, found objects<br />22" x 16" x 17"<br />HA 493
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" <br />HA 498
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>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" <br />HA 626
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 and currently lives and works in Fort Worth, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and Masters of Arts degree at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa and her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Texas, Denton.  Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont; the Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; the Houston Airport System, City of Houston; and the University of Houston, Texas.  She has recently had solo exhibitions at The Old Jail Art Center, Texas; Tyler Museum of Art, Texas; and the Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Texas.  Her work has also been included in solo exhibitions at the Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas; the Galveston Arts Center, Texas; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California. 


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