Helen Marioncu BDes is a professional illustrator & graphic designer. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art & Design University earning a Bachelor of Design degree in illustration and design. In addition to an award winning published career, she is an educator with extensive teaching experience that includes OCAD University in Toronto, Georgian College in Barrie, Humber College in Toronto, Etobicoke Board of Education, Toronto District Board of Education, Neilson Park Creative Centre and numerous appearances in local workshops. Currently teaching at George Brown College School of Design in Toronto.
Best known as a painter of atmosphere, her work is admired and exhibited nationally with a painting in the permanent collection of the Museum of Civilization, Ottawa. Paintings and limited editions are enjoyed in collections throughout North America, Asia and Europe. Professional client list includes major editorial, publishing and advertising agencies.
Hobbies include breeding and training European Warmblood horses for dressage. She lives in the country on a farm north of Toronto with husband Michael and daughter Alexa.