Helene Weeding has gained a reputation as a working artist having numerous solo and combined exhibitions. She has also been awarded a PhD in Creative Art; a high distinction in Master of Fine Arts and Design degree from the University of Tasmania and has been the recipient of two Academic Performance Award Scholarships, enabling her to continue studying for a Master of Fine Art. In 2016 Helene was awardeda PhD in creative art. She was also awarded first prize in the ‘Wrest Point Art Award’ in 2016 as well as the'Tasmanian Art Award' at Eskleigh in 1998 and has been a finalist in 'The John Glover Prize', ‘The Bay of Fires Prize’, ‘The Hutchins Prize’, and more recently the ‘Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing’ and the ‘Calleen Art Award’, as well as many others. Helene's area of interest lies primarily in depicting the Australian landscape, particularly large bodies of water and wet atmospheric conditions. The title of her PhD research was ‘The Visible Intangible: an examination of the experience of turbid spaces’.