Helen Schamroth ONZM has been writing about craft, design and art for more than four decades. Her writing has featured in national and international publications. Her book 100 New Zealand Craft Artists (Godwit) won two Montana Book Awards in 1999 and she was a contributing writer to the books West (Random House) and Waitakere Ranges: Ranges of Inspiration (Waitakere Ranges Protection Society. She is a practising
artist working in textiles, an arts consultant, a curator and an arts advocate, and she has served on the Arts Board of Creative New Zealand.