Helen Banes Retrospective
Torpedo Factory Arts Center
Fiber Works Studio 14
Sep 21, 22, 28, 29 2013
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Helen Banes passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013.
She was a resident of Chevy Chase, Maryland.
September 14th through September 23rd, 2013
Helen was a Torpedo Factory artist from 1983 – 2010. She was among the founders of both Fiberworks and the Bead Society of Greater Washington. An author and teacher as well as an artist, Helen also taught for the Smithsonian Associates Program.
Helen’s book: Fiber & Bead Jewelry will be for sale.
Daniel Banes, Helen R. Banes
April 30, 2013
Daniel Banes, 95, a former director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Pharmaceutical Sciences, died April 24 of heart complications. His wife of 72 years, Helen R. Banes, 92, a local fiber artist and jewelry designer, died April 1 of cardiac arrest.
Both died at their home in Chevy Chase. Their deaths were confirmed by their daughter Susan Banes Harris. Dr. Banes and Mrs. Banes were born in Chicago and moved to the Washington area together in 1948.