Ueber Coddiwomple Series.


The artists abandons in 2014 formal technique, traditional canons in painting. Frantically doodling, 2016 Helma’s Coddiwomples emerge, small scale pen & ink drawings, in the vernacular ‘doodles’. The lighthouse structure is inspired by a replica erected in Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park 2016.  Lighthouses were placed, in the late 19th century, along the shores of Lake Winnipeg for safer passage of all marine crafts.  All have been replaced with modern lights and the wooden structures burnt and/or dismantled.


Old English verb – to coddiwomple is to travel purposeful toward a vague destination.