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The Army Art blog shares stories, news and the latest research from clinicians, service providers and contemporary Australian artists.  It's all about art practice, creative self expression and arts engagement for wellbeing.

Golden Abstraction

~Michelle Saleeba It's been an absolute delight to link in with the talented Italian born, Perth artist Francesca Gnagnarella for this post. Francesca who supports a number of Perth charities, has a close family connection to our 2018 beneficiary Tiny Sparks WA. Francesca's energy and playful exuberance shines through in her art. Combined with an exceptional eye for colour and design, and choosing to emotionally anchor her work to the places she creates in, it's no wonder she has achieved such success. Has creativity or making art helped you with any important life transitions you have experienced? I was born and raised a city girl, but since I moved to Australia I discovered a love of th

Feathered Subjects

~Michelle Saleeba This week we talk to award winning Perth artist and passionate amateur ornithologist Sally Edmonds. Sally talks candidly about how her experience of depression positively transformed her life and her art making, propelling her towards the creation of the detailed artwork, that expresses her passion for our feathered friends. What is your artistic journey? After finishing my career in Graphic Design in 2005 I drifted along not really creating much art at all, just a few commissions. In 2012 I got hooked on birds, but the idea to turn my passion for them into art didn’t happen until 2014. I won an award with a picture of a Great Egret in 2015 at my first ever exhibition and

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