Call for artwork inspired by mental health issues – Deadline: 3rd May 2019

 

City Arts and the Institute of Mental Health are looking for submissions of artwork inspired by mental illness, or created by artists living with mental health issues. For our 2019 open summer exhibition we are asking artists to respond to the theme “Uncertainty and the Unknown”. Gary Winship explains the ideas behind the theme: There is an old saying: ‘may you live in interesting times’. There is no doubt that we are living in interesting times, but this can bring with it great uncertainty and anxiety. For some people the unknown can feel like a threshold of terror, especially if you live with the challenge of mental health distress. Artists can offer essential reflections on the world around us. They…

 

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