Helena Vogelzang was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and matriculated class of 1982 with distinctions in art for – sculpture, painting, drawing and graphics, from the original Johannesburg school of Art, Ballet, Music, and Drama. Now The National School of Art or NSA
Furthering her studies at the Johannesburg Technikon, she achieved a National Diploma in Graphic Design in 1985.
After a brief stint as a designer at the Graphic Design firm Collett Dickenson Pearce, her inherent entrepreneurial spirit sought expression and she decided to leave the corporate world to pursue her interests in sculpture. Working at Gillian Bickell Potteries as an assistant and pottery teacher, this afforded her the freedom to undertake works in clay, particularly one off studies in porcelain.
Visits to Helena’s studio are by appointment only otherwise you will be disappointed. Working with some huge pieces, she cannot drop work mid stream in many cases.
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