Before becoming an academic, Helana worked with her mother as a face painter and caricature artist for ten years. But her preferred artistic method involves expressive painting with acrylics on wood while listening to Bjork. Helana is open to painting commissions. She specializes in goddess art and can arrange to do belly casts for pregnant people in NYC.

Helana’s mother is a portrait artist, who regularly takes commissions. You can email Portraits by Baila at Pricing varies by medium.

Helana’s grandfather was the Ambassador of the Arts during the Clinton administration. Robert Berks’s public statues are all over the world, including the Einstein monument in Washington, DC. and Presidential busts in the Oval Office.

Helana’s cousin Alixandra Mullins is a fantasy photographer and digital artist. Visit her website for merchandise featuring her artwork and information for booking portrait sessions.