EDMONTON, AB | Originally from Estonia and curently based in Edmonton, Helis Podnek is a visual artist and creative designer. She holds a bachelor's degree in Product Design from the Estonia Academy of Arts in Tallinn. In 2005, she was granted a Visual Art Internship at Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation in East Hampton, NY and has been the recipient of several awards and commendations for her art and design in the USA and in Europe. In 2010, she studied multimedia design at NOMA Nordic Multimedia Academy in Kolding, Denmark.
Podnek's exquisitely executed works have been selected for numerous group and solo exhibitions.