Helen Altman

Helen Altman<br /><em>2 Spotted Dogs</em>  2017 <br />thermal transfers, satin binding, handkerchief and thread <br />69" x 89"  x 1" approx. <br />HA 647
Helen Altman<br /><em>Spotted Dog</em>  2017<br />digital photograph, ed: 2<br />9 1/8" x 12 5/8"<br />HA 643
Helen Altman<br /><em>Goose</em> 2016<br />cast plaster, found objects, wooden stand, miscellaneous hardware<br />11 1/2" x 7" x 7"<br />HA 636
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, 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 Dogs)</em>  2016<br />thermal transfers, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread<br />48" x 36" approx.<br />HA 595
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 (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 (Horse)</em>  2016 <br />thermal transfer, quilted vintage baby blanket, thread <br/>24" x 29" approx.<br />HA 577
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>Native State</em>  2000<br />inkjet on quilted canvas, fabric<br />79" x 72" <br />HA 618
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>Patch of Blue</em>  2000 <br />acrylic, quilted fabric<br />77" x 72"<br />HA 58
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>Marsh Blanket</em>  2001 <br />ink jet on canvas, quilted fabric <br />80" x 72"<br />HA 61
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. 28- Mexican Fan Palm</em>  2014<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"<br />HA 490
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. 39- Colorado Blue Spruce</em>  2014<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"<br />HA 488
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fig. 81- Douglas Fir</em>  2014<br />acrylic on paper<br />42" x 29 3/4"<br />HA 491
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>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>Flock</em>  2015<br />Installation View<br />44" x 102" x 14"<br />approximately installed
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tommer Hummer</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />8” x 12 1/2” x 7”<br />HA 674
Helen Altman<br /><em>Beau Hummer</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />5” x 5” x 9”<br />HA 675
Helen Altman<br /><em>Turkey Hummer</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />7” x 7” x 10”<br />HA 676
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>Perched Tommer Hummer (facing right)</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />6” x 4” x 10”<br />HA 678
Helen Altman<br /><em>Fancy-winged Tufted Titmouse</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12” x 7” x 9”<br />HA 672
Helen Altman<br /><em>Alighting Bluebird</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />10" x 7" x 11"<br />HA 644
Helen Altman<br /><em>March Crow</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />22" x 17" x 17"<br />HA 640
Helen Altman<br /><em>Winter Jay (facing left)</em>  2017<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />10" x 11" x 13"<br />HA 641
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tyler Sparrow (in flight)</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />14" x 10" x 10 1/2"<br />HA 619
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tyler Dove</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />7" x 11" x 12"<br />HA 620
Helen Altman<br /><em>Tyler Redbird</em>  2016 wire, Manzanita branch 9" x 10" x 12 1/2" HA 621
Helen Altman<br /><em>Clever Bird (Mockingbird)</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12" x 9" x 11" <br />HA 628
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>Song Sparrow</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />7" x 8" x 12" <br />HA 630
Helen Altman<br /><em>Blue Monday Jay</em>  2016<br />wire, Manzanita branch<br />12" x 12" x 14" <br />HA 632
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"<br />HA 559
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>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>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>Two Deer Reflecting</em>  2011<br />vintage motion lamp, light blub, wall text, misc. elements<br />10 1/4" x 6" x 6" <br />HA 353
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" <br />HA 604
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 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