Artist: David Eastens

David Eastens is a prolific artist, whose method is to “build up more layers, adding colours and marks bit by bit.” He’s recently been using “emulsion paint with my acrylic paints, experimenting with different things.” David works on his paintings daily, at home and in the studio, and posts daily on social media. To me,…

Exhibition: What Goes On In the Mind

What: Exhibition, ‘What Goes On In the Mind’ When: June 4th – July 4th, Reception Drinks June 11, 2-4pm Where: Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St. Aldate’s, OX1 1BX Opening Drinks Reception, this Saturday, June 11th, 2-4pm. All welcome! Facebook Event Page Arts organisations AIMS (Oxford) and Mental Spaghetti (London) are exhibiting work from 18 artists,…

Laura Greenway: Streams of Consciousness

What: Visual Art Exhibition When: 30/11/15-04/12/15 Where: Proteus Creation Space From the 30th November to the 4th December, artist Laura Greenway will be showcasing her latest body of work in her debut solo show entitled ‘Streams of consciousness’. Drawing inspiration from her own experiences of mental illness, the exhibition aims to raise awareness of psychiatric…

Artist: Laura Greenway

‘Abstract 20’ Laura recently got in touch to show us her artwork and talk a little about her mental health history. We particularly like her most current abstract work, and her use of colour. Seeing the square tiles of daily paintings piled up is a wonderful thing – a collection of emotions and mental states…

Exhibition: Artbeat

What: ‘Artbeat’ exhibition from StepArt Where: The Coffee Lovers Café, South London When: 21st-30th August, PV on Friday 21st and Friday 28th, 17:30 ’til late. “This exhibition has work created by people with psychosis and engaging with the Southwark early intervention.” STEP Team, South London and Maudsley

Tempok

Diagnosed with psychosis six years ago, Tempok has submitted some words and art: “A group of masked scientists stand around a TV screen in a stark white room watching a small child while he sits on the floor playing quietly. What is he thinking? Does he know about the accident or that he’s in a…

Friday Wainfest.

Brain not up for a well-considered write up so for today’s entry we’ll have a lot of Louis. Louis Wain. Both mental* and not. *Don’t tell me off for the use of this word. I favour it and am not using it in a derogatory manner. I stole images from all over the place to…