Helen Temperley is the creative artist and designer of the 'Mad Martins' project, as well as designer, PR assistant and designer at Whippet Records.
Helen was born in Stockton-On-Tees and raised in Ferryhill, County Durham.
On leaving school, she studied graphic design for two years at New College, Durham City. The following two years she studied at Cleveland College of Art & Design (CCAD) gaining an HND in visual communications, specialising in illustration.
Following college, Helen has since been a freelance illustrator and designer, building a varied and extensive portfolio.
Helen's latest business collaboration is with her partner, Mad Martins Musical Director and Songwriter Gary Miller. She is now the official full-time designer and artist for Gary's various projects, including Gary Miller Songs, The Whisky Priests, Whippet Records and of course, Mad Martins itself. Furthermore, they have established their own Community Arts Organisation 'Whippet Workshops', which delivers songwriting and illustrative community arts workshops to their local and wider community, as well as 'Whippet Lodge', a holiday retreat for creative artists and musicians, as well as holdiay-makers in general.