February 23, 2017

Truth & I

Inspired by poem by Adam Rehn: The truth & I Are stanger […]
February 23, 2017

Poppies (3) – SOLD

My hands: now covered in red. MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic, on […]
February 23, 2017

Kangaroo Paws – SOLD

I watched as he sang his heart out. It took my breath […]
February 23, 2017
Artist Hela Donela - photo credit Chilli Donela (11yo)

Interviewed for SBS Finnish radio

I said yes. My only concern was: would I come up with […]
December 16, 2016
smell of lavender, original painting by hela donela

The smell of lavender – SOLD

Early summer at my friend’s vineyard. MEDIUM AND MATERIALS USED: acrylic, egg […]
December 11, 2016
resilience, original painting by hela donela

Resilience – SOLD

The ash was still giving out heat. The smoke was still in […]
December 1, 2016

“CALLALA 16” media release by Benton Sands

“CALLALA 16” works by Hela Donela. exhibition & sale AT BENTON SANDS, […]
November 22, 2016

South Coast Aspects 4/4: SKY

One of the things I love most about South Coast is the […]
November 18, 2016
original painting by Hela Donela - South Coast Aspects 3/4: SMOKE

South Coast Aspects 3/4: SMOKE

The wind was pushing the fire front aggressively. We packed a “go-bag” […]
November 13, 2016
callala smoke - 9x5 impressionistic painting by hela donela

Callala Smoke – SOLD

I had planned to paint of Currarong fires a few weeks prior […]
November 11, 2016
south coast aspects. water, original painting by hela donela

South Coast Aspects 2/4: WATER

This large body of water waiting for my naked toes – such […]
November 3, 2016
wail of the magpie - broken dreams, painting by hela donela

Wail of the Magpie 4 – Broken Dreams

“I had no dreams. It remains my one wisdom.” (from “Age 10” […]