art, Art Therapy, Artists, Gary Kleiner, Uncategorized

Gary Kleiner

"I'm Gary Kleiner, an artist based in Suffern NY, near a place called Hopper House Gallery, the home of Edward Hopper. I've rediscovered my artistic abilities while being hospitalised for several months for depression and anxiety. Whilst resident at Frawley Hall, Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern NY, and Four Winds Hospital at Katonah, NY, I did… Continue reading Gary Kleiner

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Acrylic Painting, Anxiety, Artists, Digital Painting, Oil Painting, Painting, Siris Hill, Uncategorized

Siris Hill

Siris Hill is a self-taught artist whose creative practice is centred around Renaissance and Baroque inspired figurative painting. His work explores the effects of mental illness and other psychological conditions of the mind on an individual. Focusing on the struggle of perception, he depicts the beauty of individuality, but the strongest message is the struggle… Continue reading Siris Hill

Anorexia, Artists, Borderline Art, BPD, Eating Disorder, TAIESEID, Uncategorized

TAIESEID

"TAIESEID: A Multi-media and oft (accidentally) installation artist with a working practise on mental health, specifically with an autobiographical focus on anorexia and borderline personality disorder. A recent Fine Art graduate from Liverpool School of Art and Design, I have just undertaken my first international residency at Arts, Letters & Numbers in New York, USA. I… Continue reading TAIESEID

Ana Pallares, Artists, Drawing, Exhibition, Illustration, Uncategorized

Ana Pallares

Ana Pallares, born in Barcelona in 1993, is a self-taught artist, whose practice reflects on pain, death and other intangible realities which all too often occur with little reason. Ana says, "I strive to find, and attach, new meanings to these realities, hoping to present them in a healthier, more manageable way - ultimately aiming to… Continue reading Ana Pallares

Artists, D+SEA, Derek Collins

Derek Collins \ D+SEA

all words and artwork, ©Derek Collins. If you would like to get in touch with Derek, please email us. I ain't sure if this makes sense... but I reckon "sense" is a commodity I bartered long long many moons time ago... Am  a  epileptic ex-junkie word wranglin' music manglin' monad... presentin' these pictorial pustules...a pair… Continue reading Derek Collins \ D+SEA

Artists, Susan Mary Gratwick

Susan Mary Gratwick: New work, explained

All words and images, ©Susan Mary Gratwick. I first saw William Blake’s painting, The Spiritual Form of Nelson Guiding the Leviathon, way back in 2007, on a visit to a workshop in the Tate Britain. The image would not leave me. I saw the writhing bodies squirming in and out of the labyrinthine form of… Continue reading Susan Mary Gratwick: New work, explained

Artists, Bort, Illustration, Mental Health, Outsider Art, Street Art

BORT.

I'm a little bit in love with Bort, a street and studio artist from Austin, Texas. Bort's work is funny, tragic, engaging, desperate, political and human. She spans spraypaint, posters and legal street art, drawings, photo transfer, prints, wood and canvas in the studio. Her themes are consistent, and because of that, are amplified in… Continue reading BORT.