Mercedes Helnwein is active/lives in California / Ireland, Austria. Mercedes Helnwein is known for penicl genre drawing, filmmaking.
Biography Mercedes Helnwein
Mercedes Helnwein was born in Vienna, Austria, daughter to painter and art provocateur Gottfried Helnwein. With a deep fascination developing early on in her childhood for both the visual arts as well as literature, she began to dedicate her time equally among the two.
She moved to Ireland with her family, where she spent her teens drawing, writing and listening to the blues in a castle. Her influences, which range from Southern Gothic traditions to the cartoons of Robert Crumb, to nineteenth Century Russian literature, American motel culture and the Delta blues, eventually landed her in a style distinctly her own - unsettling, direct and quietly humorous.
In 2003 she added Los Angeles as a second home. Teaming up with friend
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