Indigenous artist

Helen S Tiernan

Helen S. Tiernan is a Canberra based visual artist who majored in painting at the Australian National University (ANU) Canberra School of Art, graduating with honours in 2001. She has exhibited her work widely in the ACT as well as in Victoria and NSW. Helen's work is held in private collections, the ANU Loans Collection and the National Museum of Australia. Helen has received a number of awards and grants. Her work deals with historical and contemporary events and issues affecting Aboriginal people, particularly marginalisation and cultural retrieval.