• Helga Jaques - Artist

13114  158th Avenue SE
Renton  WA 98059
Phone/Fax: 425-226-4383
Email:   helga_j@comcast.net


  • Education

Bachelor in Home Economics - Linz - Austria

Athenaum Art School - Lausanne - Switzerland


  • Private Study
Workshop with Barbara Nechis,
Workshop with Caroline Buchanan,
Workshop with Chuck Webster.
Workshop with Jerry Becker
Workshop with Judy Betts

  • Experience

Northwest Watercolor Society Signature  Member

  • Represented by:

    Burien Gallery, Burien, WA
    Seahurst Gallery, Burien, WA


  • Previously represented by:

    Issaquah Gallery, Issaquah, WA
         Crooked Lion Gallery, Lynden, WA


  • Exhibitions - One-Woman shows

    2007 Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    2007 Carco Theater, Renton Washington
    2007 "Poetry in Motion", Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    1999 Judy C's Gallery, Enumclaw Washington
    1998 Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    1998 Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue Washington
    1996 Maplewood Golf Course, Renton Washington
    1994 Burien Gallery, Burien Washington
    1986 Boeing Cafeteria, Everett Washington
    1985 Issaquah Gallery, Issaquah Washington
    1984 Madison House, Kirkland Washington
    1981 Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    1980  Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington


  • Selected Group Shows

          2006 Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) Member Exhibit,
            Everett Washington
    2003 East Side Fine Arts Association (EAFA) Celebration of
            the Arts, Bellevue Washington
    1993 Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    1988 Avoir Gallery, Kirkland Washington
    1988 Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) Annual Exhibit
    1988 Pacific First Federal Savings Bank, Seattle Washington
    1987 Little Art Gallery, Wenatchee, Washington
    1986 Visiting Nurses Services, Seattle Washington
    1986 Pacific Marine Insurance, Seattle Washington
    1985 Mariner Federal Savings  Loan, Seattle Washington
    1985 Olympic Gallery, Poulsbo, Washington
    1984 Warehouse Gallery, Yakima, Washington
    1980 Issaquah Gallery, Issaquah  Washington



  • Outdoor Fairs Juried Shows

    !985 to 1990 Renton Creative Arts, Renton Washington
    1984 to 2000 Edmonds Art Festival, Edmonds Washington
    2007 Art and Antique Walk, Renton Washington

  • Juried Shows

    1988 to 2007  Renton Annual Art Show (RAAS), Renton
           Washington
    2006 Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) Signature Show,
            Edmonds Art Festival, Edmonds Washington
    1992 Seahurst Gallery Annual Juried Show, Burien Washington
    1990 Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) Signature Show,
            Edmonds Art Festival, Edmonds Washington
    1988  Mercer Island Visual Art League, Mercer Island
            Washington
    1987 Annual Open Exhibition of Watercolors, Bellevue Art
            Museum  Bellevue Washington

    Edmonds Art Festival, Edmonds Washington
    Puget Sound Country Show, Moss Bay Gallery, Kirkland,
    WAPuget Sound Country Show, Kirsten Gallery, Seattle,
    WAPuget Sound Country Show, Frye Art Museum, Seattle WA
    The Eastide Association of Fine Arts (EAFA) Kirkland and
            Bellevue, Washington
    Western Washington Fair Art Show, Puyallup, Washington
    Canterbury Art Show, Kent Washington


  • Invitational Shows

    2008 Daniel Smith Gallery, Bellevue, Washington
    2007 Art and Antique Walk, Renton Washington
    2007 Daniel Smith Gallery, Bellevue, Washington
    2007 Gardens' at Townsquare, Bellevue Washington
    2002 RAAS, juror, Renton Washington
    1996 Art and Wine Show, School of Sacred Heart,
           Bellevue,  Washington
    1995 Art and Wine Show, School of Sacred Heart,
           Bellevue,  Washington
    1989 Art and Wine, Columbia Winery, Woodinville Washington
    1987 European Artists Exhibition, German House Seattle
    1986 European Artists Exhibition, German House Seattle
    1986 Art and Wine, Saint Michelle Winery,
           Woodinville Washington


  • Benefits Auctions
    2000 to 2008 CAPERS Auction, Rotary, Renton Washington
    2005 to 2007 Piazza of Renton Auction, Renton Washington
    2004 to 2008 Museum of Northwest Art (MONA) auction,
           La Conner Washington
    1985 to 1990 Soroptimist International , Federal Way
            Washington



  • Awards

    2008 Purchase Award - Renton Annual Art Show (RAAS),
            Renton Washington
    2007 Purchase Award, Maple Valley Arts Festival,
           Maple Valley, Washington
    2003 LA Frames Award, Renton Annual Arts Show (RAAS)
           Renton Washington
    2000  Puyallup Fair Art Show, 4th. place, Puyallup Washington
    1999 LA Frames Award, Renton Annual Arts Show (RAAS)
           Renton Washington
    1999 Puyallup Fair Art Show, 4th. place, Puyallup Washington
    1998 Purchase Award, City of Kent, Kent Washington
    1998 Purchase Award, Renton Annual Art Show,
           Renton Washington
    1997 Honoroble Mention, Canterbury Fair, Kent Washington
    1996 Second place, Renton Annual Art Show,
           Renton Washington
    1993 People's Choice Award, Soroptimist International,
            Federal Way Washington
    1993 Juror's Award, Renton Annual Art Show
            Renton Washington
    1992 Juror's Award, Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    1991 Honorable Mention, Seahurst Gallery, Burien, Washington
    1990 People's Choice Award, Renton Annual Art Show
            Renton Washington
    1989 Fourth Place, Centennial Award, Edmonds Art Festival,
            Edmonds Washington
    1989 Juror's Award, Renton Annual Art Show
            Renton Washington
    1989 First place, Renton Creative Arts Annual Juried Show,
            Renton Washington
    1989 First Place "Kaleidoscope", Soroptimist International,
            Federal Way Washington
    1989 Key Bank Award, Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    1988 Third place, Renton Creative Arts Annual Juried Show,
            Renton Washington
    1988 Robert Cox Award, Seahurst Gallery, Burien Washington
    1987 Third Place, Renton Annual Art Show
            Renton Washington
    1986 Patron Award, Edmonds Arts Festival, Edmonds
            Washington
    1985 Patron Award, Edmonds Arts Festival, Edmonds
            Washington

  • Teaching Activity

    2005 Water color and drawing at the Renton Senior
            Citizen Center, Renton Washington
    2001 to present - Helga Jaques private school  - painting and
            creative arts projects, Renton Washington

  • Cover Art

    2007 Apron logo for Austria Club of Washington, Seattle
           Washington
    2007 Beer bottle labels for Alpine Brewing, Oroville Washington
    2007 Painting of Seattle German House for historic purpose,
            Seattle Washington
    2006 Painting for the German Retirement Home brochure,
            Kirkland Washington
    2003 Book cover, Austria Club of Washington cookbook, Seattle
            Washington


  • Public Art

    2001 Poster for IKEA / Renton River Days, Renton Washington
    2004 Poster for IKEA / Renton River Days, Renton Washington

  • Public Artistic Activities

    2005 Curated and organized "Art by the Pond", art show in
            Renton, Washington
    1987 Curated and organized "Celebrating European Arts",
           art show at the German House , Seattle Washington
    1988 Curated and organized "Celebrating European Arts",
           art show at the German House , Seattle Washington



  • Personal Activities

    Designing and creating gold and silver jewelry
    Photography
    Artistic tile installation
    Landscaping and gardening
    Pond design and growing water lilies
    Skiing, hiking and  traveling to exotic destinations
    Austria Club of Washington past secretary and present
           Sunshine lady



  • Public Collections

    2007 Renton School District Arts Collection, Renton Washington
    2007 German House, Seattle Washington
    2006 German Retirement Home, Juanita Washington
    1998 City of Kent Arts Collection, Kent Washington
    1986 Edmonds Community College Arts Collection, Edmonds
            Washington
    1990 to 2008  Warren, Barber, Dean & Fontes, P.S.Attorneys
           at Law, 100 South Second Street, Renton WA 98057
            



  • Bibliography/Media

    2007 City of Renton Website - "About the Artist", show at Carco
            Theatre, March 3, 2007
    2004 City of Renton Website - article about Renton River Days
            poster winner, May 14, 2004
    2003 Austrian- American Council magazine - "Austrian artists in
            the US"
    2001 "Artist work does not stop at the studio door", Renton
            Reporter newspaper, April 25, 2001
    2001 City of Renton Website - article about Renton River Days
            poster winner, April 6, 2001
    1994 "Remembering Christmas in Austria", Highline Times,
            Nov. 16, 1994
    1983 "Helga paints landscapes of Europe", Renton Reporter,
            1983