Helena Lloyd
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Helena Jackson Lloyd


Visual Artist







Instagram: helenalloydart


Date of Birth

B.  Brisbane AUSTRALIA


Brisbane Qld


1997     Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts). Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

1987     Bachelor of Education. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

1983     Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney

1982     Diploma of Teaching (Secondary Art), Kelvin Grove CAE (now QUT), Brisbane


Professional Development

2016      Roger Crawford: 5 days Painting Masterclass Summer School NAS, Sydney

             Idris Murphy Workshop: 2 days Colour, Jervis Bay 

             Idris Murphy Workshop: 5 days, Lord Howe Island

2015      Kym Barrett Workshop:1 day, Cold Wax, Noosa Regional Gallery

             Michael Cusack Workshop:1 day, Abstract Painting Caboolture Regional Gallery

2014      Jun Chen Workshop,1 day, Gold Coast City Art Gallery

             Greg Allen Workshop:4 days, Watercolour , Redcliffe

             Cherry Hood Workshop: 2 daysWatercolour Portraiture , Newrybar 

             John Lovett Workshop:3 days, Watercolour Workshop, Brisbane

             Euan Macleod Workshop: 1 day, Plein Air painting, Brisbane

2013      Judy Watson Workshop,2 days Newrybar

2011      David Fairbairn Workshop,1 day, Caloundra Regional Gallery

             Study tour, Spain, Portugal, Finland

2010      Luke Scibberas Workshop,3 days, Plein Air Painting  Hill End 

             Wendy Sharpe Workshop:2 days, Painting. Sydney

2009     Fu Hong  Workshop:3 daysPainting, Brisbane

            Clinton Beck Workshop:4 days, Painting, Brisbane

            Elisabeth Cummings Workshop,3 days, Currumbin Beach, Gold Coast

            Lyn Diefenbach Workshop,3 days, Brisbane

            Study tour, New York

Individual exhibitions

2015      Transformation, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

2014      Traces, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

2012      On the Edge, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

2009      S(K)inful, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

2006      NeoAbsurdity, Brisbane Powerhouse Centre. Rooftop Terrace

2006      Glamour Revisited, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane

2004       Dualities, Gallery 482, Brisbane

2002       Recent Paintings, Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane

2001       Statification, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane


Selected group exhibitions

2016      Visual Lexicon, group show with Lorna Crane, Dr Judy Anderson, Donna Malone, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

2014      Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane

2013      In the Garden, group show with Donna Malone, Rachael Lee,Helen Rowe, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane  

2012      The Arts on Weyba, group show Eumarella Shores, Lake Weyba, Sunshine Coast

2011       Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane

2010       St. George Art Awards Hurstville City Museum & Gallery, Sydney

              Contrasts, Brisbane Boys Grammar Art Show, Brisbane

2009      Feast and Fetish, group show curated by Helena Lloyd, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

              40th Annual Art Show, Brisbane Boys Grammar Art Show, Brisbane              

              Southern Skies, group Christmas show curated by Helena Lloyd, Percolator Gallery

2008      Solstice Showcase, Group show curated by Helena Lloyd, Percolator Gallery. 

             Pure Passion, Brisbane Boys Grammar Art Show, Brisbane

             Gentle Persuasion, group show curated by Sue-Ching Lascelles. Percolator Gallery

              Mixed Blessings, group Christmas show curated by Helena Lloyd, Percolator Gallery

2007      Stan & Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize. Gold Coast City Art Gallery

              Brisbane Boys Grammar Art Show, Brisbane

              New Beginnings,group show curated by Helena Lloyd, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

              Mixed Exhibition, group Christmas show , Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

2006       Sunshine Coast Art Prize, (finalist) Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Qld

2005      Christmas Show, Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery, Brisbane 

             Society of Sculptors Qld Show  Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery, Brisbane

             Graduate Show, Gateway TAFE, Brisbane

2004       Fresh Clay: Fresh Glass 2004, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane

2003       Sydney Affordable Art Show

2001       Art Promotions Qld

1998       Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art, Brisbane

1997       40 Degrees, QUT Academy of Arts Graduate Show, Brisbane

1996       Loreto College Art Show, Brisbane

              Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art, Brisbane

1995       The Comfort of Strangeness,  Photospace Canberra School of the Arts,  ANU

              Two's Company, QUT Academy of the Arts, Brisbane

              Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art, Brisbane





2016       Finalist: NSW Parliament Plein Air Art Prize. Sydney

2014       Finalist: Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular 
2011       Finalist Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular 

2010       Finalist:  St. George Art Awards. Sydney 

2007       Finalist: Stan & Maureen Duke Gold Coast City Art Gallery Prize, Qld 

2006       Finalist: Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Qld 

2006       Awarded Winner: Wilston State School Painting Prize for Abstract/Contemporary, Judge Bruce Heiser 

2006       Awarded Highly Commended: Ipswich Art Awards. Judge Bruce Heiser 

2002       Awarded Commended: Redland Art Awards 

2000       Awarded Winner: Wilston State School Painting Prize 

1995       Awarded Winner: Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art Painting Prize, Judge: Michel Sourgnes 



2016       Artist in Residence, Broken Hill Art Exchange NSW

2012       Artist in Residence, Eumarella Shores, Lake Weyba. Sunshine Coast

2005       Artist in Residence, Ashgrove State School. Brisbane

2004       Artist in Residence, Wilston State School. Brisbane

2002       Artist in Residence, Wilston State School. Brisbane

1999       Artist in Residence, Somerset Hills State School. Brisbane


Teaching Appointments

Doomadgee Aboriginal Community  Qld Dept of Education

Weipa North Secondary Dept.         Qld Dept of Education

Albury North State High School       NSW Dept of Education

Lowood State High School              Qld Dept of Education

Loreto College Cooparoo Brisbane   Catholic Education



Breath of Fresh Air, Barrier Daily Truth, Saturday 22nd October 2016, Daniel Stringer

Helena Shows Girls Want To Have Fun, KuRB magazine - Summer 2007 (Issue 6), Mark Shakovskoy 

Journey into Art, Courier Mail, Saturday 11th August 2007, Digby Hildreth


Radio and Podcasts

17.10.16 -  ABC Radio Broken Hill   Presenter Sarah McConnell  NSW  999AM

10. 06.12 - Arts Alive: Afternnon Variety Show. Presenter Richard Lancaster, 99.7FM

11.04.08 - Arts Alive: Afternoon Variety Show. Presenter Richard Lancaster,

01.09.02 - Art to Lunch with David Broker & Anna Marsden. 4ZZZ Brisbane


Other Media Publication



Judging Appointments

2014:   2013 Artforce Awards for traffic signal box artworks created throughout 2013.

2016:   Bluewater  Festival Art Competition (March)


Professional Memberships

Flying Arts Alliance Inc

Art Gallery New South Wales