Membership Status

Member Title: Member
Member Type: Professional

Creative Type

Style: Realistic, Stylized
Media: Acrylic, Gouache, Mixed Media, Pastels, Watercolor

Contact Information

Email: henstudio@cox.net
Phone: unlisted


About Helen

Helen Shafer Garcia is a painter, mixed media artist and award winning illustrator. For over 23 years, Helen’s watercolor illustrations have graced the cover brochures, garden articles and advertisements of numerous International resorts and magazines. Awards include four San Diego Press Club First Place Awards of Excellence in Illustration.

Client: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine, 2000, 2002-04.
San Diego Society of Professional Journalists Awards First Place Illustration 2003,
Client: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine
Hotel Sales and Marketing Assn. International Adrian Awards
Color Illustrations Client: Westin Resorts. Gold Award. 1991,1999.

Clients include San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine; Westin Mission Hills Resort, Rancho Mirage, CA; Camino Real Hotels/Westin Resort, Acapulco Diamante, Mexico; Westin St. John Resort, Virgin Islands; Marriott’s Desert Springs and Rancho Las Palmas Resorts, Palm Desert, CA; La Quinta Resort, Indian Wells, CA; Miramonte Resort, Indian Wells, CA and Wilmer Communications, Seattle, WA.