Helen Wiltshire Gallery : :
Renowned artist, Helen Wiltshire, captivated the tropics with bold richly coloured paintings and prints, the exotic images of the tropical rainforest of Mission Beach she splashed across the canvas with bold decorative colours and shapes.
From 1980 artist Helen Wiltshire opened commercial galleries in Bingil Bay, Cairns, Mission Beach village, Palm Cove, Port Douglas and on Hamilton Island. These galleries exhibited her paintings as well as the work of many major contemporary north Queensland artists and craftspeople.
Helen Wiltshire exhibited widely across Australia as well as in Japan and the USA. Many business firms commissioned her to produce paintings, prints and murals including the Ayers Rock Resort Company; Cairns Port Authority; Dunk Island Resort; Castaways Resort, Mission Beach; Hamilton Island Resort; Hilton Wintergarden, Brisbane; Land-Rover, North America; Mission Beach Tourism and Trans Australia Airlines for Bedarra Island Resort.
In June 2011 Helen lost her battle with breast cancer, her courage and determination in her fight against her cancer was an inspiration to everyone. Helen is recognised as one of Queensland’s and Australia’s most genuine and valuable artists and achieved worldwide recognition for her artwork. Her exhibitions touched the hearts of art lovers throughout Australia and overseas. Helen was widely known in her home town of Mission Beach for her beautiful artworks depicting the Great Barrier Reef , World Heritage Rainforest and her love of painting the bird life of North Queensland. Her contribution to Mission Beach and its culture through her art and her galleries continues as her legacy.Today the Helen Wiltshire Gallery is owned by her three children Ben,Mandy and Hilary who continue the gallery in her honor. Ben Wiltshire is now an emerging North Queensland artist with his artwork available exclusively at Helen Wiltshire Gallery in Mission Beach.
The walls of her gallery in Mission Beach are covered with beautiful images of the local bird life, sea creatures and exotic palms. Her gallery continues to exhibit her wonderful prints on canvas and paper as well as works from local and regional artists. Her work is sold exclusively from her gallery and this website.The Helen Wiltshire Gallery is located in the relaxed beachfront town of Mission Beach surrounded by World Heritage Reef and Rainforest.
The Helen Wiltshire Gallery is a beautiful art gallery in Mission Beach displaying paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery by local artists. The artists who exhibit in the gallery portray the vibrancy of the tropics encapsulating the exotic flora and fauna of North Queensland. The Helen Wiltshire Gallery is an iconic part of Mission Beach having welcomed artists and visitors to our region for over 30 years. We welcome your enquiries and can provide images direct to you for your convenience. We can also arrange freight of artwork to you.
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