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Helen Oh Art

b. 1962

Helen Oh is a visual artist born in 1962. Originally from Seoul, South Korea, she studied painting at the School of Visual Arts, the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League. She holds a BFA in art and design from Columbia College Chicago and an MFA in communication design from Harrington College of Design. She has taught studio art courses at New York Academy of Art and the Linos School of Art in Umbria, Italy. Currently, she is an adjunct instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts. Courses she has taught include painting Materials and Methods (oil and water media), History of Painting Techniques, Human Anatomy, Perspective, Drawing, 2D and 3D Design and Color Theory and Application. The artist has received two Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants. Her work has been exhibited at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, the Terra Museum of American Art, the National Academy Museum and the Butler Institute of American Art. Her work is in the collections of Columbia University and the Americas Society in Manhattan. Her artworks have been featured in New American Paintings, Art Scene Chicago 2000, House Beautiful, American Artist magazine and International Artist magazine.

(Biography provided by Gallery Victor Armendariz)
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Artist: Helen Oh
Sea Snail Fossils - Sea Shell Still Life on Two Toned Olive Colored Background
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
Two small snail shell fossils are the subject of this realistic painting by Helen Oh. They are painted in seductive texture on a rich background of dense olive tones. The fossils, ...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Oil, Panel

Aqua Bailer Shell - Single Bailer Sea Shell on Brown Table w/ Watered Backdrop
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Aqua Bailer Shell" is deceptive. The upturned pale yellow shell has a beautiful light emanating from its center revealing the delicacy of the shell. It sits upon...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Oil, Panel

Still Life with Angel Wing Shells - Shell Collection w/ 23K Gold Leaf Backdrop
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous hand applied 23K gold leaf warms the background of this still life. A collection of seashells are gathered in a silver basket and spill onto the rich, reflective table. Th...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Gold Leaf

Composition with Two Shells - Original Still Life Oil Painting on Panel
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Composition with Two Shells" is deceptive. The left cowrie shell is a specimen dating back 70 million years, the one one the right is a contemporary, revealing th...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Oil, Panel

Still Life with Oleander - White Flowers on a Gold Tray with a Paper Boat
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
"Still Life with Oleander" by Helen Oh is a classic still life painting for the modern world. The beautifully rendered white Oleander flowers, coupled with the small paper boat atop...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Oil, Panel

Bailer Shell - Single Bailer Sea Shell on Brown Table w/ Green Watered Backdrop
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Bailer Shell" is deceptive. The upturned pale yellow shell sits upon a deep, rich brown table. The shell's reflection is seen in the highly polished surface. The...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Oil, Panel

Still Life with Tulips, Glass Vase of Pastel Tulips, Scissors & Burning Candle
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
Helen Oh's painting simply titled "Still Life with Tulips" is done in the style made famous by the Dutch Artists of the 17th Century. The simplicity of the piece is deceptive when o...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Oil, Panel

Clam Shell - Single Yellow Sea Shell on Brown Table with Silver Leaf Overlay
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
The simplicity of "Clam Shell" is deceptive. The small upturned yellow and rose clam shell sits upon a deep, rich brown table. It's reflection is seen in the highly polished surfac...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Silver

Still Life with a Candle -Glass Vase of Pink & White Flowers with Burning Candle
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
Helen Oh's painting simply titled "Still Life with Candle" is done in the style made famous by the Dutch Artists of the 17th Century. The simplicity of the piece is deceptive when o...
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2010s Realist Helen Oh Art

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Oil, Panel

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Catbird - Dead Bird Still Life, Original Oil Painting on Panel
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Located in Chicago, IL
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Crow's Feet Study - Original Oil Painting on Panel, Framed
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Located in Chicago, IL
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Broken Window - Still Life with Flower, Dead Bird and Note, Oil on Panel, Framed
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Located in Chicago, IL
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Regal Moth and Aspen - Highly Detailed Photorealist Close-Up Nature Painting
By Rick Pas
Located in Chicago, IL
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Shells with Reflections, Original Oil Painting, Oil and Silver Leaf on Panel
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Sea Shell Still Life (Red), Original Oil Painting with Shells, Coins and Orb
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Circle of Shells - Original Oil Painting on Silver Leaf, Sea Shell Arrangement
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Located in Chicago, IL
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Nautilus and Abalone, Sea Shells Still Life, Original Oil Painting on Panel
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
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Still Life with Sail Boat on Gold Leaf, Original Nautical Oil Painting on Panel
By Helen Oh
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous gold leaf warms the background of this nautically themed still life. A model sailboat and a collection of seashells are arranged atop a reflective table. This masterful pa...
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