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…

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…

Artist: Tim Bradford

   ‘The Twelve Pins, Finsbury Park’, and, ‘Better Red Than Dead’ “For starters, I’m going to try not to talk about myself in the third person. There’s no way Tim Bradford is going down that route. The work on my website is divided into seven categories, each containing a small series of paintings representing a…

Installation viewing with added mince pies!

Back in October, in collaboration with Free Space Gallery, Mental Spaghetti and eight contributors* made an outdoor installation. Using plaster of paris, we cast, carved and sculpted our way to making ex-voto style offerings, on plinths, to sit in the front garden of Free Space Gallery. The collaborative sculptures are now installed in the front…

Exhibition: Cathy Ward at Good Luck Gallery

What: UK artist, Cathy Ward. Click here for press release. When: 05/09/15 – 03/10/15 Where: Good Luck Gallery, Los Angeles Friend of Mental Spaghetti, Cathy Ward, has a solo show opening this weekend at Good Luck Gallery in Los Angeles. We could do a lazy post about how intricate, complex, mysterious and other-worldly Cathy’s work…

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,…

The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious at CGP London

Nick Blinko ‘The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious’ is a group show of the work of seven Outside In artists all living within Greater London and working on the theme of the subconscious. Predominantly black and white in colour and using drawing as the primary medium, the works were selected from 154 submissions to…

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…