Friday, August 29, 2008

Artist Tilya Helfield's New Exhibit Raises Money for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation

Toronto artist Tilya Helfield is pleased to announce her upcoming exhibit of 46 paintings, at Royal LePage, Central Toronto Branch, 55 St. Clair Avenue West (half a block west of Yonge). The exhibit will continue from September 15 until the end of November, and will include recent oil paintings, individual and group portraits, still lifes and landscapes. Hours are Mon to Fri 9 am to 9 pm; Sat 9 am to 5 pm; Sun 11 am to 4 pm. Half of Royal LePage's percentage from sales of her paintings will go to the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, which supports shelters for women and children fleeing abuse. For more information on the exhibit, please contact Aniko Kiss, 905-339-3338,

Please note that Tilya will exhibit some of her Polaroid transfer prints at the upcoming Memoir Writers Social, hosted by Days Road Writers' Workshops, on September 17. Click link at the top of this page for details.

Born in Ottawa, Tilya Helfield is a multi-media artist who has lived and worked in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. She earned her MFA from Concordia University, and completed post-graduate art courses at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her work is included in 26 public collections, as well as numerous private collections, in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.

Pictured above is "Lakeside," Oil on Canvas, 20" x 28".

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