Helga Winter

Solo and Two Artists Exhibitions

2013 
Palimpsest, Imogen Gallery, Astoria OR

Terra Nullius, Waterstone Gallery Portland OR

A Library - Gone to Seed NW, Gallery of Fine Woodworking Seattle WA

2012 
A Fine Line 642, Harrison Street Port Townsend WA

Studio Show, Port Townsend WA

2011 
Relic of Place, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

Hidden and Revealed, Northwind Arts Center Studio Show,
Port Townsend WA

2010
Artist Residency Show, Centrum, Port Townsend WA

2009
Circles and Squares, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

2007
The Language of Wood, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

2006 
Helga Winter, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

2003 
It’s Winter Time Again, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

1995 
Turning Points, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

Journey Home, Earthenworks, Port Townsend WA

Roots, Museo Piccolo Gallery, Langley WA

1994
Selected Works, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

Turned Inside Out, Museo Piccolo Gallery, Langley WA

1993 
The Art of Receiving, Franklin House Gallery, Port Townsend WA

It’s Broken Already, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

1991
Recent Turnings, Franklin House Gallery, Port Townsend WA

1986
Individual Artist Fellowship Exhibit, Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville TN

1985
Turned Wood by Helga Winter, Ridgeway Gallery, Oakridge TN

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
Harmony, American Association of Woodturners, St. Paul MN

Coming Unbound, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend WA

First Light, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge
Island, WA

2012
From Tree to Treasure: An International Invitational Exhibition, Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach SC

2011
A Wood Collector’s Home, Grovewood Gallery, Asheville NC

Artclectic, University School of Nashville Art, Nashivlle TN

Sitka, Art Invitational Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Sitka OR

40th Anniversary Invitational, White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR

Into The Woods, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend WA

2010
Women in Wood Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts TN

Be Our Guest: A Progressive Invitational Ohio Craft
Museum, Columbus OH

2009
Spirit of the Southwest, American Association of Woodturners, Albuquerque NM
 
Small Treasures, Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend WA

Small Works, Museo, Langley WA

2008
Stories Myths and Legends Childhood’s, End Gallery, Olympia WA

Eighth Contemporary Wood Invitational, American Art Company, Tacoma WA

2007
Turning Green, An International Exhibition of Woodturning
American, Association of Woodturners, Portland OR

Vessels, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend WA

40th Anniversary Catalogue, Tennessee Arts Commission
Individual Artist Fellowship

2006
Then and Now, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend WA

Sitka, Art Invitational Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Sitka OR

35th Anniversary Show Childhood’s, End Gallery, Olympia WA

2005
Invitational Group Show, White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR

Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles CA

Collectors of Wood Art Forum, Philadelphia PA

1996
Turn, Turning, Turned, Contemporary Turned Wood Objects Exhibits USA, A National Division of Mid America Arts Alliance, Drechseln-Gestern-Heute-Morgen HTBLA, Hallstatt Austria

1995
International Woodturning Conference Exhibit, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco CA

Invitational Turning Show, White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR

Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1994
Turning Plus, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe AZ

Women in Wood, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco CA

Turned Wood, Show of Hands, Denver CO

Invitational Turning Show, White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR

Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1993
International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago Il

Contemporary Turnings Mendelson Gallery Washington Depot CT

Women in Wood, Northwest Gallery of Fine Woodworking,
Issaquah WA

Invitational Turning Show, White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR

Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles CA

Ten Woodturners, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco CA

1992
Women Woodturners, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

Lathe Turned Objects Defined III: Functional and Sculptural, Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston MA

Turned Wood ’92, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles CA

Thrown, Turned and Blown! Northwest Gallery of Fine Woodworking, Seattle WA

Contemporary Wood, Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek CA

1991
Renwick Holiday Show, Smithsonian Museum Shop. Washington DC

Woodturning - Special Exhibition, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

Ninth National Lathe-Turned Objects Exhibition, Highlight
Gallery, Mendocino CA

NW Women in Wood, Northwest Gallery of Fine Woodworking, Seattle WA

Design Industries Foundation for AIDS, Metropolitan Home Show, New York City NY

Contemporary American Wood, Banaker Gallery Walnut, Creek CA

1991
Artfully Done, Edith Lambert Gallery, Santa Fe NM

1990
Northwest Designer Craftsmen, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA

Goblets, Northwest Gallery of Fine Woodworking, Seattle WA

1989
Washington Crafts Then & Now, Tacoma Arts Museum, Tacoma WA

American Contemporary Works in Wood, Dairy Barn, Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens OH

Awards

2009
Best of Show Art In The Pearl, Portland OR

Benchmark Award Art in the High Desert, Bend OR

2008
Best of Wood Arts & Crafts Festival, Sun Valley ID

2004
Best of Show Art In The Pearl, Portland OR

1990
Scholarship American Craft Enterprises ACC, Baltimore MD

1988
Best of Show in Wood Bellevue Arts & Crafts Show, Bellevue WA

1986
Merit Award Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta GA

Merit Award Tennessee Fall Crafts Fair, Nashville TN

Individual Artist Fellowship Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville TN

1884
Merit Award Tennessee Spring Crafts Fair, Nashville TN

Selected Collections

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island WA

Luce Foundation, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC

Nelson Fine Arts Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ

Commissions

2013 Port Townsend Film Festival Port Townsend WA

2011 Port Townsend Film Festival Port Townsend WA

1986 Tennessee Governor’s Awards for the Arts

Presentations

2011 Looking Inside - A Tribute to Dr Robert Innes - a presentation about the creative process influenced by the CDS experience

2008 The Art and Craft of working with Wood School of Woodworking, Port Townsend

1996 Turning-Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow, HTBLA, Hallstatt Austria

Teaching Experience

1996 ymposium: Workshop and Lecture HTBLA Hallstatt Austria

1992 - 1995 Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building, Port Townsend WA

1987 - 2006 Studio Classes in Woodturning, Port Townsend WA

Publications

2009
American Woodturner Fall 2009 Vol 24 No 3 Cover Story

The Mysterious Process of Creativity

Oregon Home A Process of Change by Margaret Foley

2008
Master Gardener Spring 2008 Vol 2 No 2

Art Created From Our Most Graceful Tree by Mary Robson

2004 Lark Books 500 Wood Bowls

1996 
Drechseln Nummer 4 Winter ’96 Aufbruch in Österreich bei Martin Nolte

Drechseln Nummer 2 Sommer ’96 Understanding the Tree

1994
Woodwork Ross Periodicals Inc Cover Story

Helga Winter-Turning Life Outside to Meet the Life Inside
by Jim Tolpin

1992 Drechseln 2/92 Schalen mit starkem Eigenleben Cover
Story

Fine Woodworking Design Book Six Taunton Press

1991
American Woodturner June 1991 Vol 6 No2 Whimsical Madrone Goblets

Education

1987 Woodturning Workshop Liam O’Neill Edgar Evans Center Smithville TN

1986 to present Member of American Association of Woodturners

1982 Woodturning Workshop Rude Osolnik David Ellsworth Berea College KY

1981 to 1984 Apprenticeship Paul Pitts Fine Furniture Maker Nashville TN

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