Helie was born in Caen. He attended
evening classes at the “école
des Beaux-Arts” in Caen for a period
of six years, studying drawing and sculpture.
During that same period he was producing paintings
under his own name. At the current
time, painting is his preferred art form and is
what he devotes his research to.
He is an active
member of the “Artistes Indépendants
de Basse-Normandie”, the “Societe
des Artistes Bas-Normands”
as well as the AYAC in Haute-Normandie,
and he regularly takes part in their functions.
From time to time, he has exhibited his work in
Paris, at the Salon des Artistes Francois, the
Salon National des Beaux-Arts and at the International
Exhibition in Deauville.
He has also had his own
exhibitions in Bayeux, Caen, Port-en-Bessin, and
more recently the Everarts Gallery in
Paris has housed an exhibition of his work.
He has obtained the following awards:
||Grand Prix de la ville de Falaise
||Grand Prix de la ville de Caen
||René Borel award at the International
Exhibition in Deauville
||First prize in the Salon d 'Automne in Caen
Prix de la ville de Bayeux