MYFANWY DABNER

  Our guest artist this week is Myfanwy Dabner, from Ballarat, Australia. In this article, Myfanwy examines the ways in which she processes inspiration, the new directions and inspirations she is drawing on, as well as understanding the meaning of being a marginalised artist, and what connotations the term invokes. “Over a month ago I was thinking about…

OPPORTUNITY: ‘DIY Public Selfcare System’

What: Call for artists, Liverpool DadaFest When: Deadline to apply, 14 June 2016, 5pm. Performance Dates: Tue 9 – Sat 13 August 2016 Times: DIY Public Selfcare System is a 5-day process, comprised of: 2 consecutive days of group work, 1 day for rest/recovery or guided individual work, then 2 more consecutive days of group work….

Help The Horsfall, Manchester

We need YOU to help us make this happen, and as well as that inevitable feel good feeling; you can select a lovely reward too! Read on for more information on our project. There is a video at the end of the article. The Horsfall… A new creative programme bringing together young people and the…

Exhibition: Cross-Pollination at Dragon Café

What: Exhibition of visual art from service users and providers When: May 2-30, Mondays only Where: Dragon Café, Southwark, London ARTISTS: PERRY BARCLAY-GODARD – TERENCE WILDE – MARIE-LOUISE PLUM – MIKEY GEORGESON – JAN ARDEN – LAURA GREENWAY – SUSAN MARY GRATWICK – JASMINE SURREAL – TIM BRADFORD – RICHARD CORRIGALL – MEGAN WHINTON –…

DRAW! Alternative ways of drawing, Free Space Gallery

What: Drawing workshops, drop-in sessions When: May 6-27, 2016 Where: Free Space Gallery, KTHC, London, NW5 2BX Our lead artist, Marie-Louise Plum, is running a series of drawing workshops at Free Space Gallery, Kentish Town Health Centre, from May 6-27 2016. Learn to draw using alternative techniques and unusual materials, including natural objects such as…

Artist: Tim Bradford

   ‘The Twelve Pins, Finsbury Park’, and, ‘Better Red Than Dead’ “For starters, I’m going to try not to talk about myself in the third person. There’s no way Tim Bradford is going down that route. The work on my website is divided into seven categories, each containing a small series of paintings representing a…

Artist: Jasmine Surreal

Doris Day and Doris Night ©Jasmine Surreal Also exhibiting at the excellent Bobby Baker/Bethlem/Outside In combo light-box show in Stratford, ‘Letting in the Light’, is Jasmine Surreal. Jasmine describes herself as a “surrealist symbolic artist with a lot of humour”, and to this statement, we concur. Her works are illustrative in style, and extremely playful,…

Event: AoP Society Speaker Meeting on Agnes Martin

What: Upcoming Art of Psychiatry Society speaker meeting When: Thursday 17 March 2016 6pm Where: Seminar room 1 Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Denmark Hill. Please join us for a speaker meeting about American abstract artist Agnes Martin, recently the subject of a Tate Modern retrospective.  We’re very pleased that Dr Lena Fritsch, Tate…

Call for Submissions: ONE BARE FOOT SQUARE

WHAT: Call for art submissions for One Bare Foot Square. WHEN: Deadline, 7 May 2016. First show runs 30 July – 13 August 2016. WHERE: Launch exhibition, July 30 2016, Amsterdam Outsider Art Gallery. Are you an artist interested in exhibiting with other artists, in a collaborative touring exhibition, with the opportunity to host the artwork…

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…