Tim HelmanThe Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts (COTA) is proud to announce that it has selected the artwork of Tim Helman, as the winner of the 2014 poster competition.
Helman, a Pocono native, has been a visual artist for more than thirty years, painting in three-dimensional mixed media, incorporating musical instruments and found objects into his art. His style is innovative and unique and has been exhibited in the Bixler Gallery, Sweet Creams Café, Designer Crafts on Main, the Willowtree Inn, and the Red Run Gallery, to name a few. Throughout his career he has been commissioned to do face and body painting by numerous festivals and several private gatherings in the Tri-State Area, including the Knowlton River Festival and the Celebration of the Arts. In the past, he has also done airbrushed body art for the ESPN/EXPN X-Games. He has won many awards at the Music Motif Art Show at the COTA Jazz festival and in 2004, was the recipient of the COTA Volunteer of the Year Award. He is also the Director of the Artisan Area at the COTA Festival itself. Additionally, his work is currently displayed in many private collections across the country.