Helen Davenport

Location: Thamesmead Lakeside Event Centre
Website: www.helendavenport.com
Bio:

A talented multi media visual artist.
Specialising in large scale costume for carnival.
Working in willow & wire sculptural installations.
Site specific decor creating beautiful ethereal & striking themes for festival sites and events, Uk & internationally
Artwork - large murals, illustration, portraits, commissioned work
Sculpture - Willow, wire work and textiles.
Costume - Carnival costume designer & producer.
Events and costumed hospitality
Workshops -Working within communities passing on creative skills and researching cultures & traditions through global Carnival networks.
Instagram @heluvartist

Exhibitions:

Street performance showcasing large scale costumes Uk and internationally through carnival eg
Notting Hill, Hackney, St Pauls,Bristol, Ryde Illuminated, Canterbury,Nice-France, Viarregio-Italy, Venice, Kolkata-India,Bangalore-India, Thames Mayor Newcastle, Durham carnival showcases
Bestival, IOW Festival
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 exhibition awarded a research and development trip by The Arts Council/ UK
Awarded certificate & recognition as a community artist for hard working individuals by Bristol police, Avon & Somerset crime commissioner & St Spaulding carnival 2018