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…

Masao Obata: Drawing Happiness in Red

Masao Obata: Drawing Happiness in Red The Jennifer Lauren Gallery is proud to present Launch event 21 June 2017, 6 – 8:30pm Continues 21-25 June 2017 Dates: 21-25 June 2017 Pop-up Venue: 264 Globe Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0JD Nearest tube station: Bethnal Green – Central Line Opening times: Wednesday – Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday…

BORT.

I’m a little bit in love with Bort, a street and studio artist from Austin, Texas. Bort’s work is funny, tragic, engaging, desperate, political and human. She spans spraypaint, posters and legal street art, drawings, photo transfer, prints, wood and canvas in the studio. Her themes are consistent, and because of that, are amplified in…

Art Fair: ActionSpace & Cockpit Arts present…

What: Art Fair, £5 entry (includes entry to full Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios) When: 11am – 6pm, 24 – 27 November 2016, Private View: Thursday 24, 6 – 9pm Where: Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London WC1N 2NP As part of this year’s Christmas Open Studios at Cockpit Arts, ActionSpace presents: The Out There…

Art Opportunity: Tight Modern 2016

What: Tight Modern 2016 exhibition When: Deadline is 30th October 2016 Where: Touring Exhibition “We are delighted to announce Tight Modern 2016 is open for submissions from marginalised & disabled artists. Tight Modern is tight! Entries must be 13cmx18cm in portrait format, with a maximum depth of 2cm. You can submit original artworks, photography or…

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…

Event: Art & Music for the Mind, Kingston

‘Sound 1’ What: Art & Music for the Mind When: Saturday 10th October, 2015 Where: All Saints Church, Kingston upon Thames (see FB link for full details) Artist TEMPOK got in touch to let us know he is taking part in Kingston Mental Health Festival in support of World Mental Health day on Saturday October…

Mental Spaghetti Roadshow: PRIVATE VIEW – all welcome!

What: Exhibition – private view Where: Studio 3 Arts, Boundary Road, Barking, IG11 7JR. Tel: 020 8594 7136 When: Friday 10th July, 5:30-9:30pm Good morning all! We’re having a private view of our group show, in support of the art workshop residency at Studio 3 Arts in Barking, and you’re invited! Jan Arden, David Feingold,…

Haiku for Hieronymous

Mental Spaghetti recently visited the Single Homeless Project in Westminster to deliver a short creative writing workshop for its clients, in anticipation of our event with John Hegley on Friday May 15. As we only had half an hour for the workshop, we wrote haiku relating to sections of heavenly and hellish scenes of the…

David Feingold

The artwork of David Feingold, diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 2001. “There was a time when I tried to keep my disabilities to myself. That is, until it was nearly impossible to cover up my forgetfulness, poor organization, distractibility, and depression. I finally came out of the closet, determined to live my life to the…