WORKSHOP & EXHIBITION CALL: Ubuntu Arts – ‘Lost & Found’ @ Goodmayes

What: ‘Lost & Found’ – Free Creative Workshop & Exhibition Opportunity from Ubuntu Arts Where: The Art Room, Goodmayes When: Thursday 30th July to Thursday 20th August, and Thursday 3rd September to Thursday 24th September Exhibition Opportunity: Ubuntu Arts are a London based non-profit art collective. Following their successful ‘Reaching Out’ event in March 2014…

‘Behold Continues to Retreat’ at Bethlem Gallery

Face on Walk By Anthony Green Curated by Mark Titchner 27 May – 4 July 2015 Including works by Albert, Anna Barriball, Anthony Green, Barrington, Chantal Joffe, Dan Duggan, David Musgrave, David Beales, Ewan Gibbs, Matthew, Paul Noble, Peter White, Raymond, Sam Sakya. ‘Behold Continues to Retreat’ is an exhibition curated by Mark Titchner that…

Bethlem Gallery presents: Cohedia by Xavier White

Bethlem Gallery is proud to present our first solo exhibition in our widely acclaimed new home recently opened in February 2015 and shared with the Bethlem Museum of the Mind. Join Artist Xavier White to explore “an outsider’s artistic wanderings on the journey to the mind-expanding cityscape of Cohedia… Cohedia is a mind map, a…

Where is the Work in the Work of Art?

Opening Event: 19 February, 3 – 5pm Exhibition continues: 20 February – 10 April Opening times: Wed – Friday, 10am – 5pm Gallery and museum open the first and last Saturdays of the month 10am – 5pm “A pioneering arts and museum space at the heart of Bethlem Royal Hospital opens to the public on…

Update from Bethlem Gallery

On the 19th of February, The Bethlem Gallery and Museum will open the doors to a new, state of the art building which will be home to the Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Museum of the Mind and Bethlem archives. Below is a summary of the first three exhibitions taking place in the building. Bethlem Museum of…

Art as Healing at Bethlem Gallery

A Bethlem Gallery exhibition showcasing work from the Adamson Collection 12 February – 7 March 2014 The Bethlem Gallery is taking part in the Adamson Festival, the first major review of Edward Adamson’s collection and work since his death in 1996. “The important thing is the art! You see, it’s ‘therapeutic’ for patients to walk…

An essay on art & medication by Karen Sorensen

“I am schizoaffective, badly disabled, and I have devoted my life to making oil paintings.  Two years ago I started lowering my antipsychotic medication for health reasons.  I believe that my art changed.  I believe that I am more creative on lower medication.  Seeing my art change has motivated me to stay on very little…

Flight of Ideas at Bethlem Gallery

A Bethlem Gallery showcasing the innovative arts in health initiatives across Europe, 2 – 25 October 2013 10 October World Mental Health Day “To celebrate world mental health day 2013 the Bethlem Gallery is staging an exhibition of postcards made by artists staying and working in hospitals across Europe. Flight of Ideas is an international…

Terence Wilde at Highgate Mental Health Centre.

Last night I went to a private view of Terence Wilde’s work at Highgate Mental Health Centre. I was lucky enough to meet up with Terence, a charming man with a super sense of style. He used to be a fashion print designer but gave it up due to the demands of the job. Terence…

Yvonne Mabs Francis

I found the following essay and artworks through the Open University site, the original article can be found here. Please do go to the original article as it is extremely interesting and also deals with Yvonne’s artwork in a more in-depth way as Yvonne has written about each painting and what they represent. The reason…