Photo: Gorm Ashurst
An artist and internationally-acclaimed enameller, Helen is based in an artisan studio for the duration of the show which runs to 28 May 2016.
Drawing, mark making, the explicit connections between material, process and maker and an emphasis on deliberation and reflection are all central to her practice as a maker and thinker.
Helen said: “I was invited by the Royal Horticultural Society to work as an artist in residence, based in an artisan studio, located near the show's Artisan Gardens, for the week.
“I have been collecting, drawing, observing, watching what is going on and talking and will be writing and reflecting on this more thoroughly after the show.”
Working at Middlesex since 2011, her studio is located by the Thames Barrier in east London.
According to Helen, her design projects use design methodologies rooted in an "acute awareness of physical location, place and working applications".
Recent projects include Marking Place (Sint Lucas, Antwerp, 2011), Intelligent Trouble (The Institute of Making, Kings College London, 2011), The Tool at Hand (Milwaukee Art Museum and touring, 2011-13) and Drawing, Permanence and Place, (Kunstverein, Coburg, 2012).