Pink Ribbon 2 (1 of 3) by Joe Helms

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12″×12″, acrylic on canvas. 1of 3 paintings I produced for an auction for the National Cancer Society and the fight against breast cancer.


pink, pomegranate, fruit, close up painting, breast cancer, pink ribbon, realism, wild life, representational painting, still life

I would define my style as modern classical. I’m interested in life’s little dramas. Using allegory and symbolism there evolves a suspension of disbelief. Drawing the viewer in and along a storyline. I’m interested in tapping into the collective unconscious so each individual viewer forms their own personal narrative from the piece. I strive for a contrast between a calm and uneasy with a pensive quality: the instance before the event…
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  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work, looks delicious!

  • I Don’t usually work in pink….it was a good cause. ..:)

    – Joe Helms

  • Cynthia Lund Torroll
    Cynthia Lund T...over 2 years ago

    Wow. What a series.

  • oxoxo

    – Joe Helms

  • Ellen Keagy
    Ellen Keagyover 2 years ago

    Love your works!

  • Thank you Ellen

    – Joe Helms

  • Ming  Myaskovsky
    Ming Myaskovskyover 2 years ago

    Stunning Joe! ;) XXOO
    Thanks for sharing! ;)XXOO

  • Hi Ming, thanks so much……I’ve been really bad about keeping up with my replies. My 3 little boys have been consuming all my free time…….I am definitely going to make a concerted effort to be more on top of thing …..oxoxox

    – Joe Helms

  • madvlad
    madvladover 2 years ago

    oh ,my wonderful fruit ,but,sad root,

  • it definitely invokes poetry ….:)

    – Joe Helms

  • Sassafras
    Sassafrasabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous and Poignant….what a combination.
    Joe, I have really appreciated looking through your portfolio and am glad you led me here.
    Peace and Beauty for you,

  • To kind Sass…thank you for your interest…peace!!

    – Joe Helms

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinabout 2 years ago

    Really love this work

  • oxoxo

    – Joe Helms

  • iiman
    iimanabout 2 years ago

    wonderful detail and colors…. I LIKE it!

  • thanks Ian

    – Joe Helms

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsabout 2 years ago

    Simply Dynamic artistry Joe …. The amazing delicious tones sooooooooooooooo Rock my friend .

  • Thanks so much Paul…means alot …cheers

    – Joe Helms

  • Bumchkin
    Bumchkinabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful work! :) reminds me of our observations in school :)

  • Yeah, it is very “study” oriented….thank you for your comments…oxoxo

    – Joe Helms

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