The Art of Recovery

 

 

 

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health’s The Art of Recovery project is in its fifth year and is currently displaying its eighth gallery.

First place winner in Round Eight was artist, King Holmes, Lexington County Community Mental Health Center.

 


 
  First Place Award Winner: 
As I Was Young and Easy Under the Apple Boughs, King Holmes

One of the agency’s highest profile and most popular public outreach projects, The Art of Recovery has exhibited in the South Carolina Museum of Art and the South Carolina Public Library’s Wachovia Gallery.

Second place winner for Round Eight was artist, Willie Brunson, Coastal Empire Community Mental Health Center.

Second Place Award Winner:
 The Saxophone Player,
Willie Brunson

 

 

The Art of Recovery project has traveled throughout the state and been showcased at various conferences and presentations, raising awareness of and fighting the stigma associated with mental illness

Third place winner in Round Eight was artist, Irma Smith, Aiken-Barnwell Mental Health Center.

 

Third Place Award Winner:
Tree of Life,
Irma Smith



 

Honorable Mention, Stormy Beach Front
 by Dwayne Simonds, Columbia Behavioral Health System

Honorable Mention, Untitled by Child Artist, Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center



 
One Face, Many Facets

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Honorable Mention, Lily by Youth Artist, Lexington County Community Mental Health Center Honorable Mention,
One Face, Many Facets
by Mary McLinden, Lexington County Community Mental Health Center
Honorable Mention, Untitled by Teresa Ferrell, Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center

Judges: Willson Powell, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Tudy Clark, Columbia Museum of Art

Gallery Photography by Roberta McAlister

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