Couples Sleep, Dream in the Mixed Media Paintings of NY Artist Nina Hellman

Cats & Cards, mixed media painting + collage, Nina Hellman

Cats & Cards, mixed media painting + collage, Nina Hellman

Artist Nina Hellman was born in New York City and grew up there. She attended the well-known High School of Performing Arts, School of Visual Arts, and the Art Students League. Nina traveled throughout Europe and North Africa, living as an expatriate in Denmark for four years, and exhibiting in art galleries in Copenhagen.

Since the 1980’s, Nina has had solo exhibition in well-known New York art galleries, and exhibited in several group shows with Ceres Gallery, a New York non-profit alternative cultural center dedicated to promoting women in the arts.

Nina Hellman is an artist and has also been an Art Therapist for over thirty years. All these rich and varied experiences “cross-fertilize” according to the artist, interacting in the mixed media paintings the artist creates incorporating collage elements.



Her paintings of sleeping cats and humans adrift in rich environments alluding to both the physical and the world of dreams.


Lloyd's Dream, Nina Hellman

Lloyd’s Dream, Nina Hellman

Nina Hellman offers her available paintings, sculpture portraits, and prints on her website





Animal Portrait Exhibition to Raise Funds for Animal Care


We love art and animals and so this holiday season we’re giving space to this fundraising arts event to raise funds for animal care.

Gallery Swarm | Online and South Bend Animal Care and Control is teaming up with local artists, businesses, and event producer Samuel J. Gillis to host a unique holiday event at 521 Eclipse Place, South Bend, Indiana, USA, from 10 am – 6 pm on  Sunday, December 7, 2014.

Featuring Pet Portraits and a Gallery Exhibition with art by local and Chicago artists Jonathan Lange | Lindsey E. Bates | Samuel Gillis | Ryan Karey | Alessandra Sulpy | Allison Eve Mollet | Rollin’s Silk Originals, Rollin Kocsis, Wendi Replogle, Valeria Busquets and Rhonda Skinner.

There will be Pet Adoptions as well as Gift bags for first 60 visitors!

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Indiana University South Bend and the Raclin School of the Arts
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Artist Sold a Portrait At A Small Art Fair, Now It Is Valued at 200-300,000 UK Pounds

Wife Of Famous Poet Was Quite The Art Collector… (via

LONDON — It’s the collection that “Cats” built. A multimillion-dollar trove of works by artists including J.M.W. Turner, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Winston Churchill that were owned by poet T.S. Eliot’s widow will be sold in London later this year, Christie’s auction house announced…

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