Already from the start Helena knew she wanted to work with art. The choice became an education in New York in the late 80s, a BFA in Illustration at School of Visual Art i New York.
After the education Helena moved to Stockholm and started her first job illustrating interactive preschool programs at Multimedia AB. She later continued to work as a News Graphic Artist at Sweden's biggest the daily paper, DN. Helena moved on to work as a freelancer. and have done ever since. Parallell she has been interested in her own artistic development and went back to New York to get a Master in Fine Art.
Helena has also been a board member at Illustratorcentrum for a number of years. It is an independent membership organisation and largest provider of visual communication in Sweden. She has also been awarded recendency in Kavalla, Greece.

Most of her clients are magazines publicers, educational book publicers, ad agencies, national agencies and public sector.