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Helen Cass
Born in Ludlow. 1974


1999 - 2000 MA Fine Art, Aberystwyth School of Art, University of Wales
1996 - 1997 PGCE in secondary art and design education, Institute of Education, University of London
1993 - 1996 BA Fine Art, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University



Drawing Breath




Artist Statement


2021 – 2023 Lines of Empathy, a project devised and curated by Giulia Ricci documented  in a book of the same title.
2021 Drawing Place, Collaborative Drawing project with Rebecca Bramwell
2017 – Present Member of ‘Fold’ Artist collective – artists working in rural environments. ‘Foldlines’ project exhibited at HARC Hereford in 2022



2023 Anniversary 21 at Jaggedart, London
Lines of Empathy at Close Ltd, Somerset
Lines of Empathy at Patrick Heide Gallery, London
170th Open at the RWA, Bristol (Awarded the Drawing Prize)
Worcester Open , Climate Change
2022 Surface edge shadow, at Gallery 57 Arundel, West Sussex
Foldlines, at HARC, Herefordshire
West Midlands Open at The New Art Gallery, Walsall
Blue, at Gallery 57 Arundel, West Sussex
Black Swan Arts Open, Frome, Somerset
Linear Expression, at Gallery 57 Arundel, West Sussex
2021 Tracks and Traces, virtual exhibition hosted by AIR Gallery, Manchester
Oriel Lockdown, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Ceredigion
2019 A silent space between, Gallery 57, Arundel, West Sussex
2018 Organic Form, Gallery 57, Arundel, West Sussex
Biography in Cloth, Bath, curated by Joanna Wright and Carole Waller
Wildegoose projects exhibition, Lower Milichope, Shropshire, curated by Nick De Serra
2017 The Open at Arvon, at The Hurst, Clunton, Shropshire, curated by Jo King
2016 Farm prints and photograms, Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow
2014 Process Drawings, SilkTop Hat Gallery, Ludlow
2012 2nd Ludlow Contemporary Open, Juried exhibition
2011 Papercuts, Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow
2010 1st Ludlow Contemporary Open, Juried exhibition
London Art Fair with Jaggedart
2009 London Group Show, Jaggedart
Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow (shared show with Cecily Sash)
2008 Linescapes, Jagged Art, London
The Old Vicarage, Gooderidge, Ross-on-Wye
Silk Top Hat Gallery Ludlow( shared show with Sue Hiley-Harris)
2007 Made in the Middle, Craftspace touring exhibition
2006 Three Artist’s Textile show, at Howard Gardens Gallery, UWIC, Cardiff
Picture This, at The Bargehouse, London
Surface Tensions, Jaggedart, London
2004 Corridor Gallery, London
Bleddfa Art Centre, Powys
2003 Fresh Art Fair, London
2002 Artfutures, Contemporary Art Society
2001 Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter
Beatrice Royal, Eastleigh
2000 Museum of Modern Art Wales, Machynelleth
Contemporary Art Society, Barbican, London
1999 JMCT Architects, London
Contemporary Art Society, Royal Festival Hall, London



2002 Artist in Residence at Madeley Court School, Telford
1999 Artist in Residence at Burford House Gardens, Supported by West Midlands Arts