Helen moved to Tucson with her family at age 4. She has attended various classes and Open Studios at The Drawing Studio for many years, and is a life-long practicing artist. Helen worked as a healthcare lawyer for many years before returning to graduate school in 2005 to earn her Master in Landscape Architecture degree. She was in private practice in Landscape Architecture until 2014, when she began teaching graduate courses at the University of Arizona as Adjunct Faculty in Landscape Architecture. She has conducted extensive research on Creativity, as well as a series of Creativity Interviews with people from a wide variety of professions.