HeArt In Mind Exhibition
How Art Helps Conquer Depression
Health professionals worldwide acknowledge the therapeutic association between art and illness. Art takes the Mind into another dimension: one of expression and release. In many ways, the symbolism of one’s inner being expressed through art can speak more than words – either written or spoken.
Artistic revelations can take many forms. Pottery, oils, acrylics, song, dance, writing, poetry, spoken word, writing, video, and photography are keys to expression. And the artist will take a chosen medium and change it into something new. As they create the image or song or dance, a mirrorlike reflection of the soul is seen.
The pleasure taken during the creation of a piece is amplified when complete and friends and strangers admire the work, and then magic happens. And the artist is rewarded beyond wealth. Although the artist suffering may not create for any other reason than finding short term respite from the issues causing discord.
This is the power of art – The expression of the soul and spirit – of one’s true essential self…
HeArt In Mind
This event is unique. The idea is to bring together artists who have used art (in any of its forms) to help them through difficult times. And HeArt In Mind allows them to help other people to see the benefits of artistic creation. Artists are invited to stand at the show for a token price if they sell their work and without charge if they wish only to exhibit. There will also be a stage where spoken word (storytelling or poetry), songs, and open mic comedy are performed.
Ian Timothy runs a used goods shop in Nottingham’s Victoria Centre to support the show. A percentage of profits made at the shop are given to the HeArt In Mind project. It is hoped the shop will make sufficient funds in the future to make the event free to attend! This, of course, depends on help from people who donate items for resale. The idea is unique and enjoys incredible interest from our friends and supporters.
HeArt In Mind offers a fantastic opportunity for art suppliers, companies and businesses to promote their products. Whether by donation or attending as a retail opportunity, they can be sure of being associated with a beautiful aspect of art. And we will also offer opportunities for individuals who wish to demonstrate art supplies.
If you have art courses or workshops available, the opportunity is here to promote your work at this event. Use the contact email below.
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