Acrylic on Canvas
“I am a painter. I have been making art for over 30 years. I enjoy creating images of landscapes, especially in Netherlands. I like windmills and sailboats. Clouds are appealing, too. This painting is a harbor scene. I was impressed by the image and the feeling of beauty and love.”
See more about Wallace’s art here.
Since 2004, Spectrum ArtWorks, a program of RESOURCE, has been working to support professional artists living with mental illness. Located at the Lighthouse, a Community Support Program in Minneapolis, the program meets its mission through a community-focused and recovery-based approach. Its multi-faceted art studio and programming assists artists at reaching and maintaining their artist-related goals such as making new art, connecting with other artists, and accessing exhibition and grant opportunities. In addition to this, each year the program organizes a new exhibition that aims to meet its mission to challenge stigma and raise mental health awareness. In 2015, the program partnered with the Minneapolis Institute of Art to bring “In Conversation,” a residency and exhibition that featured 17 artists from the program. Each participant created a new piece of art that was in conversation with an object or artwork in the museum’s collection. In 2017, Spectrum ArtWorks facilitated “The Big Picture,” a group exhibition that presented artwork that explored wellness in recovery through art. “To Really See,” opening August 2017 at the Hennepin County Library – Central Minneapolis, is Spectrum ArtWorks first every traveling group exhibition. The show explores the medication-taking experience and will feature artwork from artists who use Spectrum ArtWorks services and artists from across the state of Minnesota.
For More Information
For further information or to request a tour, please contact:
Jes Reyes, MA
RESOURCE Chemical and Mental Health
612-752-8282 | firstname.lastname@example.org