Lottie Matthews

  “I focus on using a creative outlet as a way to challenge my own ideas of my mental health and perceptions of the world around me. I’ve struggled with my mental health from a very young age, and focus a lot on reclaiming my own experiences, identity and thoughts through finding beautiful, cracked and…

Robin Williams: Bigger than Life

On the eve of the first anniversary of Robin Williams’ death, we’d like to share this essay, written and submitted to us by the disability artist David Feingold, to shed some light on what it is like to live with bipolar disorder. Although Robin Williams had never stated himself that he suffered from any mental…

The Agony – Perry Barclay-Goddard

“THE AGONY started as twelve piece visual opus that allowed me to record and process the journey of my recovery. Divergent from my continued development as an artist these works have been fundamental to my personal reconstruction. Having grown to 20+ individual pieces, the series has not end or definitive number. As with my journey,…

Art Therapy Without Borders, Inc.

“Art Therapy Without Borders, Inc., is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit incorporation organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and networking purposes to promote, develop, and support international art therapy initiatives and the work of art therapists worldwide.  ATWB was founded in April 2010 to meet the need for an organization dedicated to a global art therapy…

Ged Melling

A self-portrait of Ged Melling in his younger days. Ged was a British cartoonist, illustrator and painter who suffered from Bipolar Disorder. To find out more about Ged (now sadly deceased) click here.