• Conversations with Nature

    Conversations with Nature

    Conversations with Nature: Alison Critchlow, Natalie Dowse and Helen Thomas 27 July 2022 – 21 August 2022 Conversations with Nature brings together the works of Alison Critchlow, Natalie Dowse and Helen Thomas in an exhibition that celebrates the artists’ relationship with the natural environment. From plants that squeeze their way through the cracks in the … Continue reading Conversations with Nature

  • ‘In The Garden’

    ‘In The Garden’

    The Hepworth Wakefield cafe 7 April – 25 September 2022 “The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by Tom Stuart-Smith, has become a source of inspiration for many visiting artists.In The Garden, a new exhibition on display in our café, brings together seven artists – Sarah Abbott, Clare Curtis, Helen Riddle, Helen Thomas, Tony Wade, Studio Wald … Continue reading ‘In The Garden’

  • Pathways


    Artwalk WakefieldNovember 2021 An insight into the inspirations and processes behind the work of four artists, who are all studio holders at The Art House in Wakefield: Helen Riddle, Jim Souper, Helen Thomas, and Tony Wade.In Pathways the artists identify a common thread that can be drawn through their diverse approaches, which include textiles, photography, … Continue reading Pathways

  • Xylem and Phloem

    Xylem and Phloem

    Prosaic Projects Gallery, Bloc Projects, Sheffield, 2021 ‘Xylem and Phloem’, curated by Sean Williams, featured ‘Yarrow and Nettle on Smyth Street’ by Helen Thomas ; ‘Meadow Saxifrage’ by Barbara Howey ; and ‘Dark Marsh: Winter Tangle’ by Judith Tucker “three amazing painters who work primarily with images of plants. In so doing, they invite us … Continue reading Xylem and Phloem

  • Dandelions and Double Yellows

    Dandelions and Double Yellows

    Solo exhibition at Wakefield CathedralJuly – August 2021 Dandelions and Double Yellows featured 16 site responsive paintings by Helen Thomas which were inspired by spontaneous flora observed in Wakefield City centre and close surroundings.The project and exhibition was supported by Arts Council England and Wakefield Council. You can read more about the project here