The Art of Recovery

 
 

 

May 20, 2003 the South Carolina Department of Mental Health announced the winners of Round IV of the Art of Recovery Project.  This marks the fourth gallery opening featuring the artwork of SCDMH  consumers.  The three top winners were inducted into the prestigious "Order of the Brush."

 

  First Place Award Winner Dani Red Hawk  with her painting Electra

 
Visitors are encouraged to tour the building and see the mixed media exhibit, which  includes watercolor, mosaics, and pastels. The Art of Recovery Project is made possible in part through a grant from the Cultural Council of  Richland and Lexington Counties, the South Carolina Arts Commission, and the Central Carolina Community Foundation.

    Second Place Award Winner Brett Karlsen  with his painting Wiggins Pass

 

 

The Art of Recovery project is designed to put the spotlight on individuals who live with mental illnesses, and to remind the public that consumers are much more than just a diagnosis.  The Art of Recovery was launched in 2001.

 

Third Place Award Winner, Moth by Greer Daniels 

Many Art of Recovery pieces are for sale.  Call SC SHARE for information, (803) 739-5712, or (800) 832-8032

The Art of Recovery is partly supported by the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties, the South Carolina Arts Commission and the Central Carolina Community Foundation.

Gallery Photography by Roberta McAlister

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