Artist Statement: And then there was two! Another piano for Sing for Hope that Helena and Mirelle collaborated and created together at the Sing for Hope Pianos Studio, made in just a few quick days with lots of help from friends @justaddheels & @susanjoannespann You guys are always there for us #girlshavemyback and also Helena’s Husband Slava!
  • 2021

Togetherness

Artist

Helena Faitelson & Mireille Fournier

Helena Faitelson is an award-winning visual artist, muralist, teaching assistant, social media specialist, Amazon influencer, and mother for five children. She discovered her passion for art and painting at a very young age. Over the years, she developed her skills and learned different painting styles and techniques. Over the years of work and study Helena developed her unique painting style. Helena was born in Ukraine and lived for many years in Israel. She lives with her family in San Diego, California since 2014 and works as a teaching assistant for children with special needs where she uses her art and painting skills to expose students to the wonderful world of art and craft. During the summers Helena works as an art teacher and art club lead in the school district daycare program. Helena runs her own business of mural painting for residential and commercial spaces, sells her original art items and prints online, and successfully maintains multiple pages on social media platforms as Instagram and TikTok. In 2021 Helena became an Associate Member of The San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild. Media Helena likes to work with: Acrylic, Mixed Media, other media. Surfaces Helena likes to use for her projects: canvas, rocks, wood, ceramic, glass, metal, walls, and fences. Contact information: E-mail: [email protected] Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/helenafaitelson/ TikTok: @helenaartandcraft Memberships and Certifications: • Associate Member of The San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild Awards: • 5th place in 2019 All Planet Earth Theme Online Art Competition – Contemporary Art Gallery Online • Special Merit Award in 2019 9th “Nature Art” Online Exhibition – LightSpaceTime Online Gallery • Special Merit Award in 2020 “Botanicals” Art Online Exhibition – LightSpaceTime Online Gallery • Special Recognition Award in 2019 9th Annual SeaScape Online exhibition – LightSpaceTime Online Gallery • Special Recognition Award in 2019 9th Annual “All Women” Online Art Competition – LightSpaceTime Online Gallery • Special Recognition Award in 2020 “Sea Scapes” Online Art Exhibition – LightSpaceTime Online Gallery • Special Recognition Award in “10th Anniversary” 2020 Online Art Exhibition – LightSpaceTime Online Gallery • Finalist of 2020 “International Artist Grand Prize Competition” – Taiwan International Contemporary Art Association • Finalist of 2020 “Abstract” Online Art Exhibition – Grey Cube Online Gallery • Finalist of 2020 “Skies” Online Art Exhibition – Grey Cube Online Gallery • Finalist of 2021 “Animal” Online Art Competition – Art Show International Online Gallery • Finalist of 2021 “Landscape” Online Art Competition – Art Show International Online Gallery • Finalist of 2021 “How I Remember 2020” Online Art Competition – Art Show International Online Gallery Exhibitions, Projects, and Shows: 2019: • Carlsbad Art Walk as part of “Art Divas” team, Carlsbad, CA • Public Mural Painting project “Mint House Project”, San Diego, CA https://www.facebook.com/minthouseproject • 5th Annual Leaves & Petals Online Juried Art Exhibition, Fusion Art Gallery, Palm Springs, CA • US Show 2019 exhibition, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA • Small Work 2019 exhibition, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY • 18th Annual Gift Gallery 2019, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA • 2019 Stunning exhibition, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA • Alchemic Body: Fire, Air, Water, Earth 2019 exhibition, The Line Contemporary Art Space, London, England 2020: • LA Femme LIVE Exhibition, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA • Liberty Station Art Walk as part of “Art Divas” team, San Diego, CA • 1st Open Online Show, Grey Cube Gallery • 23rd Annual, Spring Obsession Art Competition, Ironstone Vineyard, CA • 1st Miami Contemporary Small Format Art Exhibition, Cowry Art Studio, Miami, FL • “Skies” online art show, Grey Cube Online Gallery • “Still Life” Online Art Show, Fusion Art Online Gallery • September Regional Invitational Exhibition, The Studio Door Gallery, San Diego, CA 2021: • Vend Arts exhibition “Material Zones” by 1805 Gallery, San Diego, CA • Accepted to participate in Liberty Station Art Walk as an individual artist, August 2021 • Accepted to participate in Mission Federal Little Italy Art Walk as an individual artist, October 2021 • Accepted for a solo exhibition at Art Show International Online Gallery • Accepted to show large scale works in Laguna Art Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA.

www.lagunaart.com

https://www.instagram.com/helenafaitelson/

“Born in Switzerland, self-taught artist “”Fine Art by Fournier”” is best known for her beautiful California Hummingbirds and wildlife art and large scale 3-D textured oil paintings. Her use of brush and knife work combined with her eye for color allows her to express the inner beauty of fine art that draw her viewers into her creations. Mireille feels blessed to be able to do what she loves and is able to share her artwork in exhibitions and private collections throughout the US and abroad.

www.fineartbyfournier.com
http://www.instagram.com/fineartbyfournier

Piano History

Public Location

Reeves Mini Park (August 6 - September 6, 2021)

Permanent Home

Jordan High School (Delivered Fall 2021)