Helen Davenport

Location: East London
Website: www.helendavenport.com
Bio:

A talented multi media artist specialising in sculptural & large scale costume for mainly carnival, corporate events and installations, site specific decor and events internationally and the UK.
Artist Studio is at Icehouse Court in Barking, London
Artwork - large murals, illustration, portraits, surreal and ethereal style commissioned work using acrylics, silk batik painting
Sculpture - Willow, wire work and textiles.
Costume - Carnival costume designer & producer.
Creative director - Events and costumed hospitality
Workshops -,Working within communities passing on creative skills and researching cultures & traditions through global Carnival networks.

Exhibitions:

Street performance showcasing large scale costumes Uk and internationally.
Latest 2018 Bristol, Notting Hill and Hackney Carnivals ... Beijing coming up end of September
Bestival, IOW Festival, Notting Hill, Newcastle, Manchester, Thames etc
Eden project 2012/13 The Big Lunch
Organiser - IOW tender for Queen Elizabeth ll Diamond Jubilee 3 day event.
Quay Arts Newport IOW - Venetian carnival research supported by The Arts Council