Intracellular Streams by Darin S. Kinsey & Elaine Waddington Lamont

Intracellular Streams by Darin S. Kinsey & Elaine Waddington Lamont

Winner of the Picasso (Community Members, Post-Docs, and Principle Investigators) category at the 2014 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. This work was inspired by Project Healing Waters, a program designed to heal and rehabilitate wounded Canadian and American war veterans by getting them out in nature, and teaching them to fly fish on some of ... Read More »

Burning by Cassandra Yanez-Leyton

Burning by Cassandra Yanez-Leyton

Winner of the van Gogh (High School Students) category at the 2014 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. People who are victim of some kind of mental health problem live through a slow deterioration of the brain. For example, every time a person with schizophrenia has a nervous breakdown, a portion of his or her ... Read More »

Despair by Tetyana Maniuk

Despair by Tetyana Maniuk

Winner of the Michelangelo (University & College Students) category at the 2014 Brain & Mental Health Art Show. This piece represents what an individual may feel when under the influence of a mental illness. They can feel weak, hopeless and like they’re alone in an abyss. I tried to capture this feeling by using unnatural, ... Read More »

Repetition of the Mind by Maggie MacKay

Repetition of the Mind by Maggie MacKay

The goal of this piece was to make something seemingly mundane into art by repetition and technical process, a nod to the brains process of converting the mundane into beauty by technical means and the whole being more than the sum of its parts. The image of the brain was carved out of a woodblock ... Read More »

Ramifications by Harry MacKay

Ramifications by Harry MacKay

I was inspired to create this piece in an attempt to create something decidedly analogue. My previous works have been digital in character, and could therefore be replicated in limitless quantities. This limited the uniqueness of each individual print. Since the cyanotype process yields different results each time, every exposure is entirely unique and cannot ... Read More »

Lover’s Eye by Zaneta Pernicova

Lover’s Eye by Zaneta Pernicova

The Series came to me when my husband was diagnosed with a brain cyst the size of a golf ball in 2008. As his mental and emotional state would change on occasion with the pressure on his frontal lobe (by the cyst), I would notice changes in his eyes. Slight variations in shape of pupil..often ... Read More »

I feel your presence behind me always by Tessa Santoni

I feel your presence behind me always by Tessa Santoni

In this ink drawing I struggled to cope with an anxiety disorder and constant sense of fear. It is embodied in this small moment in time. I work with a lot of different media, especially focusing on textiles and paper for their tactile nature. For a little while in college I dove into pen and ... Read More »

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