Painting Mental Illness
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Beginning as a dorky childhood love of drawing monsters and heroes, my art practice has become a way to depict the daily experiences of living with mental illness. But the monsters I paint now are not those of the battles I drew as a child.
They do not devour armored warriors nor are they conquered by them. These demons are instead part of the hero and, although at times they would seem locked in battle, their relationship is far more complex…