Roswitha Zentler v. Helly was born in 1943. In 1945 during World War II she became a refugee, and they emigrated to Stuttgart with her family.
In 1964 she completed her studies as Créatrice at Prof. Mecheels Hohenstein’s Technical Academy. In 1997 she graduated from the School of Arts in Filderstadt. In 2010 she attended several seminars at the Academy of Arts in Bad Reichenhall with Prof. Dr. Markus Lüpertz, Elvira Bach.
She finds inspiration in her traveling the world: some places in particular, like Australia, Bali, Bora-Bora, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean, China, Crete, Cuba, Cyprus, Djerba, Dubai, Great Britain, Fiji, Greece, Hawaii, Hongkong, Israel, Japan, Madeira, Malta, New Zealand, Samoa, Singapore, Shanghai, Tahiti, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, USA.
Roswitha Zentler v. Helly is the winner of the following awards:
- European Culture Price Baden-Baden/Germany;
- European Culture Price Strasbourg/France (twice);
- one of the winners of the International Convocation “Seetal”/Switzerland (twice);
Circle of Life, 2012, Mixed technique on canvas