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.

Bobby Baker’s diary drawings.

In June 2009 I went to the Wellcome Trust museum to see a wealth of drawings, watercolour paintings and diary entries by the performance artist and once mental health service user Bobby Baker. It was truly an astounding body of work; Bobby had written an entry for nearly every day of her time as both…