Helena Grimes is an Irish artist and illustrator based in Limerick, originally from Longford.
Her work has been exhibited in various locations nationally and internationally. Her work has been purchased for several private collections in Ireland, the UK and the USA, as well as municipal art collections. Her work ‘Every Soul has a Dark Forest‘, a handmade artist book, was commissioned and purchased by the University of Limerick in 2015. Her solo art exhibition ‘A Fine Line’ opened in 2017 in The Belltable.
Helena regularly works with clients on commissioned illustration projects in both commercial and personal fields. She has a range of experience in branding, books, editorial, print work, stationary and exhibitions. Her adaptable style brings to life a client’s idea through drawing and design to create charming illustrations for various projects. Selected clients include: Jameson Whiskey / Rye River Brewing Company / Fusion Magazine / Silver Apples / Irish Arts Review / Headstuff
Helena is greatly inspired by nature, society, myths, fairytales along with life itself.