sally helmi is an interdisciplinary artist residing and practicing in newark, nj. her work is an extension of her nursing practice. she dissolves into a strategy that assesses, diagnoses, speculates, intervenes, rationalizes and evaluates. the artist serves to soothe, comfort, and extend softness into the eerie. her work invokes and illustrates the dynamic relationship between sickness and health through a textural and visual language. 


sallyhelmi@gmail.com 


b. 1993 Bayonne, New Jersey


lives: Newark, New Jersey


EDUCATION


2015      Bachelor of Science in Nursing, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ


SOLO EXHIBITIONS 


2019      Intimately Held, Index Art Center, Newark, New Jersey


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2019      Art Factory Studios, Paterson, NJ


2019      Index, NYFA, Newark, NJ


2019      In Praise of Flesh, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ


2018      Newark Open Doors, IAC, Newark, NJ


2018      Something In The Universe, IAC, Newark, NJ


2018      Come As You Are, 10th Annual Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark ,NJ


2016      Venus Fest, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ


RESIDENCIES/ PROGRAMS 


2019      Immigrant Artist Mentorship Program, NYFA, Newark, NJ


2018      Index Art Center, Newark, NJ (current resident)


PANELS/ARTIST TALKS


2019      New Moon Potluck- Panel on Public Health– 9th Haus, Jersey City, NJ