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About Helen Stewart


Helen is an artist, writer, gardener and teacher. 


She was raised in Berkeley, California, and studied at its fine university. She also did course work at the San Francisco Art Institute and the Art Students League of New York. 


Helen married and moved (in l965) to a northern British Columbia sheep farm (later the subject for her first illustrated storybook, Berkeley to the Barnyard). 


She moved again in 1980, now with a family of five children, to a large heritage home in Victoria. Here she set up her studio and began to create an acre of beautiful gardens which continue to be the inspiration for much of her artwork. 


Helen is a dedicated printmaker, whose work is exhibited in numerous galleries and private collections.

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