Helaine Soller’s expressionist paintings explore the beauty and drama of water plant ecosystems, as metaphors for life cycles and sustainability with multicultural references. Soller’s art and environmental concerns premiered at the UN in the video . Her art is in the collections of the Library of Congress, National Museum of Women in the Arts Archives, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital. Awarded a Queens Council on the Arts Individual Artist Initiative, her museum exhibits include: Long Island Museum, Queens Museum, Bronx Museum, Canajoharie Museum, Museum of Anthropology of the People of NY, PS 1, Exit Art, and Queens College Art Center. Soller attended Pratt Institute, Queens College, studied with Jacob Lawrence, Jerome Witkin and Eric Fischl.