Scratch the Surface Festival: BE Music ‘A Symphony of Bee and Man’

Scratch the Surface Festival: BE Music ‘A Symphony of Bee and Man’ For the past six months, Mental Spaghetti has been working with Collective//Pod, of The Pod, Coventry, supporting the upcoming Mental Health Arts festival, Scratch the Surface: Dialogue. The festival runs September 30th – October 10th, World Mental Health Day, and will present a…

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…

Gary Kleiner

“I’m Gary Kleiner, an artist based in Suffern NY, near a place called Hopper House Gallery, the home of Edward Hopper. I’ve rediscovered my artistic abilities while being hospitalised for several months for depression and anxiety. Whilst resident at Frawley Hall, Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern NY, and Four Winds Hospital at Katonah, NY, I did…

Siris Hill

Siris Hill is a self-taught artist whose creative practice is centred around Renaissance and Baroque inspired figurative painting. His work explores the effects of mental illness and other psychological conditions of the mind on an individual. Focusing on the struggle of perception, he depicts the beauty of individuality, but the strongest message is the struggle…

TAIESEID

“TAIESEID: A Multi-media and oft (accidentally) installation artist with a working practise on mental health, specifically with an autobiographical focus on anorexia and borderline personality disorder. A recent Fine Art graduate from Liverpool School of Art and Design, I have just undertaken my first international residency at Arts, Letters & Numbers in New York, USA. I…

Derek Collins \ D+SEA

all words and artwork, ©Derek Collins. If you would like to get in touch with Derek, please email us. I ain’t sure if this makes sense… but I reckon “sense” is a commodity I bartered long long many moons time ago… Am  a  epileptic ex-junkie word wranglin’ music manglin’ monad… presentin’ these pictorial pustules…a pair…

Art Opportunity: Reflected Realities, Birmingham

The Arches Project is a place that offers a platform for creative talents of all disciplines, to gain experience and exposure to become employable within their industry, by showcasing the work in an exciting and unique space within the Birmingham art scene. We are currently seeking work for an exhibition called ‘Reflected Realities’, which aims…

Susan Mary Gratwick: New work, explained

All words and images, ©Susan Mary Gratwick. I first saw William Blake’s painting, The Spiritual Form of Nelson Guiding the Leviathon, way back in 2007, on a visit to a workshop in the Tate Britain. The image would not leave me. I saw the writhing bodies squirming in and out of the labyrinthine form of…

Exhibition: The Fabric of Being

What: Exhibition – The Fabric of Being When: 22 February – 17 March 2017, open Weds-Fri, 10am-5pm Where: Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX. Map Terence Wilde, long time Mental Spaghetti collaborator and artist, and Bethlem Gallery present the textile works and processes of artists, patients and staff from…

Exhibition: The Shapes & Lines of Beauty

What: Visual art exhibition, group show When: Until Thursday 19 January 2017, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm Where: The Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital, 4 St Pancras Way, London, NW1 0PE Ten artists explore ‘beauty’ in a group show curated by Peter Herbert and The Arts Project. “A stunning new art exhibition on the…