Helen West Heller
(1872 - 1955)
Helen West Heller was active/lived in New York, Illinois. Helen Heller is known for figure, nature, illustrator, woodcuts.
Biography Helen West Heller
The following is from Scattergood-Moore, who after purchasing wood cuts by the artist, created in 1996 a Helen West Heller web site.
Helen West Heller was born in 1872 on a small farm in Rushville, Illinois. From her father, a self-sustaining farmer also know as a decoy maker and builder of boats, Ms. Heller developed her own intense interest in nature motifs and her love for wood as an artistic material.
Poor health, which she suffered from throughout her life, made her school years difficult. Her formal art training was limited. She attended art school for two terms in Illinois and later took art classes in New York and St. Louis. Throughout her life ". . she was always engaged in some study, either of Chin
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