Susan Spangenberg

“Art allows me to express the thoughts and feelings that terrify me. The act of creating is painful but healing at the same time.” –Susan Spangenberg Susan Spangenberg is an untrained, self-taught artist. The majority of her artwork is about her struggle living with mental illness. Susan started painting and self-harming at the age of…

Exhibition: Marius Els for World Mental Health Day

What: Visual art exhibition from artist Marius Els When: 1-4pm, Monday October 10th, 2016 Where: Mind, Haringey, North London Photographer and artist Marius Els is showing selected work from previous exhibition ‘Seasons of the Mind’, plus a new body of work, ‘A Life Time’, for one day only  at Station House, Haringey, in support of…

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…

Borderline Arts 8 hour Artathon

Eight Hour Artathon to Tackle Mental Health Stigma Nine artists are doing an all-nighter to make art for 8-hours straight… “This Saturday 24th October, while you’ll all be tucked up in your beds, 9 of us are giving up our lovely warm beds for a night to spend 8 hours solid (overnight) creating art to…

Lex

It was my intention when I started this blog to show all work that I am sent without it being juried or censored. However, some work may be contentious or triggering, and this is something I want to be able to protect my more vulnerable readers from. The work featured on this blog entry may…