VOTE for Healing Art Show Artist Awards

This is your chance to weigh in on your favorite Healing Art Show pieces! You must cast your vote by October 12!

The following awards will be presented to one of the finalists in each category.

ARTISTS' CHOICE

Bev K. Kout, Aunt Velma
Jed T. Dietenberger, The Devil in Jedidiah
Jimmy Yanny, Masked Booby
Karen Boer, Fox Kit
Samantha Espinosa, Takania

 

BEST USE OF COLOR

Kathy, Place of Peace
Brenda Neuman, Spotted Life Daisy
Jeanie McNeel, As I Saw
Mackenzie Farrell, Untitled
Jimmy  Yanny, Masked Booby
Pita, Some Healing Music

 

BEST USE OF ART TO EVOKE EMOTION

Bobbi L. Rieboldt, Isolation
Lioba Casey, Wounded Soul
Susan C. Mader, Nelda
Kelly Lingen Mahieu, Demons
Tori Cavanaugh, HOPE

 

MOST INVENTIVE PIECE

Bobbi L. Rieboldt, Mess
Connections Counseling Art Therapy Group,Transformation
Lawrence Huck, But I Think I Know When It's A Dream
Busy Bee, Happy, the psychedelic musical gourd
Kate, Learning to Feel

 

BEST CHOICE OF SUBJECT MATTER

Todd Scharrer, Contemplation
Kate, Learning to Feel
Bev K. Kout, Aunt Velma
Lioba Casey, Wounded Soul
K. M. De Bruyne

 

BEST IN SHOW

Hanna Bruer, Fear and Affectation
Todd Scharrer, Sax Player
Kelly Lingen Mahieu, Demons
Jeanie McNeel, As I Saw
Mackenzie Farrell, Untitled


About the Healing Art Show

Each year, NAMI Wisconsin hosts the Healing Art Show as a part of Mental Illness Awareness Week in October. The show features the works of local artists with mental illness who creatively express themselves through various forms of art. The purpose of the Healing Art Show is to break down stigma surrounding mental illness. By showcasing the artistic works created by people with mental illness we want to highlight the creative talents and personal strengths that far overshadow any mental illness. Art will be on display at VSA Wisconsin for the months of October and November!