Let There Be Light by Chantal Brillant

Let There Be Light by Chantal Brillant

This piece was part of the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. My artwork illustrates a brain-like tree rooted into and unstable wavy land, which evokes the fragile and bewildering inner environment in which people suffering from mental health problems often evolves. The dark-blue trunk is slightly inclined illustrating the person’s out of balance state. ... Read More »

A Childhood Memory – An Homage to Nikita Mikhalkov by Grazia Hanea

A Childhood Memory – An Homage to Nikita Mikhalkov by Grazia Hanea

Winner of the High School category from the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. You must know that there is nothing higher and stronger and more wholesome and good for life in the future than some good memory, especially a memory of childhood, of home. People talk to you a great deal about your education, ... Read More »

Pop Art Brain by Shaina Cahill

Pop Art Brain by Shaina Cahill

This piece was part of the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. I was inspired to show that the brain is art; it is beautiful, interesting and that it is abstract. Read More »

Half The Game Is Mental by Valerie Charbonneau

Half The Game Is Mental by Valerie Charbonneau

This piece was part of the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. The purple jerseys represent teammates who may suffer with situations similar to Daron Richardson and bring awareness that it is often more common than we might think. Read More »

Hemispheres by Don Stewart

Hemispheres by Don Stewart

This piece was part of the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. Every one of Don Stewart’s intriguing composite images is drawn entirely by hand, using an ordinary ballpoint pen. Each drawing begins with a pencil sketch, and a long list of possible ingredients. In a process that usually takes about a month to complete, ... Read More »

Madison’s Brain by Madison Basherian

Madison’s Brain by Madison Basherian

Winner of the Elementary School category from the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. This art piece depicts how hard Madison worked to learn the functions of different brain regions. Read More »

Neuron Up In Smoke by Dr. Matt Holahan

Neuron Up In Smoke by Dr. Matt Holahan

This piece was part of the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. This is a 40x image of a Golgi-impregnated nucleus accumbens neuron. Teaching students about the effects of various drugs on the brain and having them be inspired to understand drug effects at a deeper level inspires me and inspired this image. Read More »

Hypothalamus 1 by Harry MacKay

Hypothalamus 1 by Harry MacKay

This piece was part of the 2012 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. Cell nuclei are revealed by blue DAPI staining. POMC neurons linked with roles in the regulation of appetite are stained and labeled with a green fluorescent dye. If not for immunolabeling techniques, would be otherwise completely invisible. Read More »

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