Gym Halama


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Gym Halama


Gym Halama was born to an English father and Polish mother in 1949. There she completed primary and secondary education at the French Lycée. During the last 35 years, her career has developed in three distinct directions; as an interior decorator, muralist and specialist painter, transforming large mansions in London, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Dublin and Spain; in special effects decoration and scenic painting for theatre, film, pop videos and television, notably backdrops for Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet and the Star Wars party set in Monte Carlo, recently working on the new Ridley Scott film EXODUS. Lastly Gym Halama’s work as oil painter and water colourist has strongly developed since 1995, when she took up residence in the Valle de Lecrin, south of Granada.