Clapcott, Helen

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Helen Clapcott

1952 –

The magnificent obsession of Helen Clapcott is to paint one industrial valley in Stockport and chart its mutations and evolution into a commuter corridor.

One of the very few artists working in tempera, Helen Clapcott’s paintings are a celebration of light and change, and show a deep appreciation of a unique landscape.

Born in Blackpool, Helen Clapcott studied Fine Arts at Liverpool Polytechnic and the Royal Academy Schools and has received both a Green Shield Foundation Award and the David Murray Landscape Award. For a short time she was also a pupil of William Ralph Turner.

She has had one-woman exhibitions at Stockport Art Gallery; Salford City Art Gallery; The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham; Scolar Fine Art, London and has exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions.Her work is in a number of public collections.