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“It is a huge pleasure to work with Helen in her capacity as a member of the Four Corners board. Her curatorial expertise has supported Four Corners to achieve some outstanding exhibitions, and she has provided invaluable support for the development of our new archive.  Helen has a sensitive and highly intelligent approach, is generous in sharing her knowledge, and always ready to provide thoughtful advice.”

Carla Mitchell, Artistic Development Director, Four Corners

“Visiting the exhibitions that Helen has initiated, shaped, and delivered, I have always been struck by the ways in which they engage their visitors. Helen’s practice combines intellectual rigor with a talent for communicating and engaging audiences with diverse interests and levels of prior knowledge. The most recent exhibitions she has led and collaborated on are among the very best I have seen – thoughtful, highly original, and utterly engaging.”

Professor Richard Sandell, University of Leicester

“I had the great pleasure of working with Helen on exhibits in London and New York. Helen is an insightful and thoughtful curator with a talent for writing imaginatively and authoritatively.  Her creative motivation to seek out and tell new stories about both the unseen and the well-known is a lasting gift to those who partner with her and the appreciative audiences of all ages who engage with her work.”

Leonard Forman, Forman & Partners

“Helen brings passion and commitment to every project she is involved in. This is underpinned by a deep knowledge of her subjects alongside an understanding of contemporary issues that ensure historical subjects remain relevant to today’s audiences. In addition, she has always been willing to share her knowledge and support others.”

Dr. Michael Pritchard, Director, Education and Public Affairs, The Royal Photographic Society, UK

“As former colleagues at the National Portrait Gallery, I had the good fortune to work with Helen for more than fifteen years, and during that time I came to admire and respect her expertise, enthusiasm, commitment, thoughtfulness, and professionalism. A talented and meticulous curator, researcher, writer, and museum professional, her track record is exemplary with a succession of outstanding displays, photographic exhibitions, and published work to her credit.”

Robin Francis, former Head of Archive & Library, National Portrait Gallery, London

“I have known Helen in her capacity as a curator at the National Portrait Gallery, London for many years. In that time, she has led excellent sessions for my students on the National Portrait Gallery’s photography collections. Her knowledge is both deep and wide-ranging, and her curatorial projects are both stylish and intelligent.”

Dr Juliet Hacking, Program Director, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

“One of Helen’s strengths is that she always finds the time to help and advise others: whether through special educational visits to galleries, supporting individual photographers and artists, or participating in panel discussions, juries, interviews, and events. Through this, she has developed strong relationships with individuals and organizations both in the UK and abroad, from all sides of the art and photography community.”

Eleanor Macnair, Photography Communications Consultant

“Thorough.  Precise.  Clear.  Authoritative.  Attentive.  Respectful.  Diplomatic.  Sensitive.  Exacting.  Tenacious.  Energetic.  Magical. Having known Helen professionally and personally for at least 15 years, these and many more descriptions come to mind.  In addition to blending these qualities with impermeable integrity, Helen has excellent experience of curating as well as a sound grasp of legal issues we have enjoyed discussing over the years.”

Bernard Horrocks, Intellectual Property Manager, Tate Gallery, London

Installation photograph of Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon  © Tori Miller / National Portrait Gallery, London