A graduate of the University of Lincoln BA (hons) Fine Art & Illustration, with experience of comics and graphic novels, inspired to become an artist by A-ha's iconic Take On Me video, I produced the comic The Unreal God And Aspects Of His Non-Existent Universe, a copy of which was auctioned alongside work by Julian Opie, Bill Drummond and Jon Burgerman in Brighton.
A residency gained skills in producing animation in After Effects, with a research specialism around animation and theories such as Jean Baudrillard and the writings of Philip K Dick.
Experience running after schools comics workshops, and an interest in working with animators for film and video game content, but also video for fine art projects (for instance Matt Stokes' In Absence Of The Smoky God).
Knowledge of Norwegian film and Norwegian art and graphic novels.
Name: Helen Dearnley
Lives in: Lincoln, United Kingdom
Company: Helen Dearnley Fine Art & Illustration
Occupation: Animator, Art Director, Model Maker, Visual Effects Artist and Illustrator
Unique traits: Apparatjik
University of Lincoln BA (hons) Fine Art & Illustration