Event: Late Spectacular at William Morris Gallery

What: Late night participatory arts event. When: Thursday 13th October, 2016. Where: William Morris Gallery Mental Spaghetti is really excited to be part of the Daily Life Ltd takeover of William Morris Gallery, Thursday 13th October, 2016. Mental Spaghetti founder, Marie-Louise Plum, will be one of seven artists involved in the event, leading Diagnostic Expeditionary…

Art Opportunity: Tight Modern 2016

What: Tight Modern 2016 exhibition When: Deadline is 30th October 2016 Where: Touring Exhibition “We are delighted to announce Tight Modern 2016 is open for submissions from marginalised & disabled artists. Tight Modern is tight! Entries must be 13cmx18cm in portrait format, with a maximum depth of 2cm. You can submit original artworks, photography or…

Artist: Chris Gray

“Hi, I’m Chris Gray. I’m forty eight years old and have a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia which is largely under control by the correct medication. I grew up in Littlehampton and I’ve lived in Brighton for over twenty years. Early hand drawn images I’ve been using computers to create images, animations, interactive pieces and music…

Mental Spaghetti Roadshow: PRIVATE VIEW – all welcome!

What: Exhibition – private view Where: Studio 3 Arts, Boundary Road, Barking, IG11 7JR. Tel: 020 8594 7136 When: Friday 10th July, 5:30-9:30pm Good morning all! We’re having a private view of our group show, in support of the art workshop residency at Studio 3 Arts in Barking, and you’re invited! Jan Arden, David Feingold,…

David Feingold

The artwork of David Feingold, diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 2001. “There was a time when I tried to keep my disabilities to myself. That is, until it was nearly impossible to cover up my forgetfulness, poor organization, distractibility, and depression. I finally came out of the closet, determined to live my life to the…

Better, Drawn.

A good friend in mental health sent me a link to a website called Better, Drawn. It’s a fantastic site, full of high quality submissions. Basically Better, Drawn is a website for “comics drawn by people with experience of living with long-term mental and physical illnesses.” Below is their explanation of who and what they…

Barrie Seddon

Today’s artist is Barrie Seddon, a mental health service user at Aspire Day Centre in Preston. Barrie belongs to the Bridge Creations Group and has submitted the digital artwork below. Barrie suffers from Bipolar Disorder. My favourite of all his submitted pieces is this first one, it’s so delicate, lovely and free.