Born 1974 in The Netherlands
Lives and works in Berlin, DE
Helen Verhoeven is a painter and sculptor. She attended the San Francisco Art Institute, New York Academy of Art, and the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. In 2008 she won the Dutch Royal Award for Modern Painting and in 2010 she was the winner of the Wolvecamp Award. She was commissioned to make a painting for the new courthouse of Dutch Supreme Court in The Hague that opened in 2015. Verhoeven's works seem to explore the theme of ceremonial gatherings. She makes monumental-sized paintings that are populated with contorted figures in various states of rapture, despair, lust and estrangement. Helen Verhoeven lives and works in Berlin, DE.