"More awareness about aboriginal mental health is what I want," said Ailsa, the Ipswich-based indigenous artist. She was teamed with established indigenous creative Aunty Denise Proud, with the theme of INSIGHT.
2. Liz Pepper
"My art is a really important part of my healing," said Liz, the Sunshine Coast artist. She was teamed with internationally renowned artist Tracie Eaton.
3. Marie Roberson
"I paint my emotions which helps set me free," said emerging artist Marie from the beautiful Scenic Rim. She was teamed with nationally acclaimed artist Tracey Keller, with the theme CLARITY.
4. Samuel Dunn
"I am beginning to finally figure myself out and who I want to be as a creator," said Gold Coast artist Sam. He was teamed with political cartoonist for the Courier Mail, Sean Leahy.
5. Spectator Jonze
"I bring mental health to light in a colourful display of imperfectly perfect beauty," said Brisbane artist Spectator Jonze (moniker of artist Deena Lynch). She was teamed with contemporary fine artist Matt Stewart, with the theme RELEASE.
The Arts & Minds campaign will culminate with a Gala Event to be held on Thursday 31 May 2018 from 6pm. It is a great opportunity to see all ten of the stunning artworks which will be auctioned on the night. Tickets are $55 each and are limited in number so don't delay in getting yours. You can order them here. It will be held at 480 Queen, The Grove, Rooftop Terrace at 480 Queen Street in Brisbane.