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Amy Frank

Victoria, BC


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About This Group

This group has been created to bring awareness to mental health by using the arts. All mediums are welcome. You don't have to struggle with a mental health issue to be a member, this group is for everyone. Discussions are encouraged :)

Group Cover Image: Solitude by Indira-Mukherji

I believe art is subjective and I'm not the one to say your work is better or worse than another person's. I check the submissions once I've received 100 or more, and I try to feature at least one piece from every artist who's submitted. I've received many private messages from people telling me that they were ready to give up on art until they received a feature here which gave them hope. Let's keep that hope alive and keep on being kind and supportive of each other. If you're browsing through the featured work please take the time to comment or favorite pieces that speak to you.

A BIT ABOUT ME (Amy Frank):
In 2004, at the age of 18, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Before diagnosis I had a lengthy struggle with self harm, psychosis, homelessness, and drug and alcohol abuse. I started this group as I have encountered a lot of stigma surrounding mental health over the years. I want to thank all of this groups members for your continued efforts to support and bring awareness to mental health. I am so pleased to watch this group grow.

Featured Images

Aimee L Maher Photography and Art - Serenity Sunset

Serenity Sunset

Aimee L Maher Photography and Art

Louise Hill - Twisted Twigs

Twisted Twigs

Louise Hill

Ann Supan - Mortality


Ann Supan

Choco Friedrich - Loosing The Faith

Loosing The Faith

Choco Friedrich

Karol  Livote - Sitting On A Wire

Sitting On A Wire

Karol Livote

Carol Allen Anfinsen - Broken Hearted

Broken Hearted

Carol Allen Anfinsen

Ondrej Antos - Music Blue Care

Music Blue Care

Ondrej Antos

Jolly Van der Velden - Where are we going?

Where are we going?

Jolly Van der Velden

Rishabh Ranjan - Nothing To Draw Today

Nothing To Draw Today

Rishabh Ranjan

Carolyn LeGrand - Chained To A Dream

Chained To A Dream

Carolyn LeGrand

Lee Haxton - Hopes and Dreams

Hopes and Dreams

Lee Haxton

Lina Tumarkina - I like you my carrot.

I like you my carrot.

Lina Tumarkina

Pamela Blizzard - With the Wave of the Hat

With the Wave of the Hat

Pamela Blizzard

Ted Guhl - Crematorium


Ted Guhl

Brendan Ludlow - Blue Falls

Blue Falls

Brendan Ludlow

Robyn King - Snow White

Snow White

Robyn King

Chris Scroggins - Panda Thank You Cards

Panda Thank You Cards

Chris Scroggins

Luma Studio designs - Fall


Luma Studio designs

Jerome Stumphauzer - Giraffe Looking Back

Giraffe Looking Back

Jerome Stumphauzer

Rowan Van Den Akker - Mind Fishing

Mind Fishing

Rowan Van Den Akker

Moshe Rosental - Snake  Woman

Snake Woman

Moshe Rosental

Leona Borge - Zuzu


Leona Borge

Kelly Stenger - Tranquility


Kelly Stenger

Katica Vrhovac - Killed Innocence

Killed Innocence

Katica Vrhovac

Jennifer McGuire - Dispair


Jennifer McGuire

Anushree Santhosh - Fly High

Fly High

Anushree Santhosh

Cecily Mitchell - Rain


Cecily Mitchell

Karl Anderson - Blonde


Karl Anderson

Karunita Kapoor - The Moon Charm

The Moon Charm

Karunita Kapoor

Ira Shander - Mysterious Paris

Mysterious Paris

Ira Shander

Steven Lebron Langston - Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Steven Lebron Langston

Evelina Popilian - Genesis


Evelina Popilian

Edgar Laureano - Green Reflections

Green Reflections

Edgar Laureano

Susan E Robertson - He is With Us

He is With Us

Susan E Robertson

Roselynne Broussard - Fragile Heart

Fragile Heart

Roselynne Broussard

Mario Sergio Calzi - Acrylic MSC 195

Acrylic MSC 195

Mario Sergio Calzi

Christine Mulgrew - Drama


Christine Mulgrew

Julie McDoniel - Re Hash

Re Hash

Julie McDoniel

Phillip W Strunk - The Limit

The Limit

Phillip W Strunk

Charlie Cliques - Fisherman


Charlie Cliques

John Houseman - Judge


John Houseman

Melodye Whitaker - Urban Butterfly

Urban Butterfly

Melodye Whitaker

Ion vincent DAnu - Escapism Landscape

Escapism Landscape

Ion vincent DAnu

Sir Josef Putsche - Knowing The Past - Painting

Knowing The Past - Painting

Sir Josef Putsche

Dick Hudson - After Work Smoke

After Work Smoke

Dick Hudson

Lenore Senior - Storm on the Hill

Storm on the Hill

Lenore Senior

Lyric Lucas - To See The Light

To See The Light

Lyric Lucas

Lynda Lehmann - Rose Riot

Rose Riot

Lynda Lehmann

Joseph Juvenal - The Crying Eye of God

The Crying Eye of God

Joseph Juvenal

Jacque The Muse - The Bandit

The Bandit

Jacque The Muse

Irmgard Schoendorf Welch - 1141 - Lurking ...

1141 - Lurking ...

Irmgard Schoendorf Welch

Cynthia Guinn - Fall In The Air

Fall In The Air

Cynthia Guinn

Barbie Corbett-Newmin - Fashion On My Mind

Fashion On My Mind

Barbie Corbett-Newmin

Curtis Radclyffe - No One Receiving

No One Receiving

Curtis Radclyffe

Doug Norkum - Spikey


Doug Norkum

Michele  Avanti - Star Gazer Lily

Star Gazer Lily

Michele Avanti

Julie O

A mermaids tear

Julie O'reilly

Joe Arsenian - Double Double

Double Double

Joe Arsenian

Chuck  Hicks - Shrimping


Chuck Hicks

Joe Jake Pratt - Googleplex


Joe Jake Pratt

Debbie Oppermann - Floating Orange Delight

Floating Orange Delight

Debbie Oppermann

Lyn  Perry - Peace and Magic

Peace and Magic

Lyn Perry

Wendy Martinez - It Does Get Better

It Does Get Better

Wendy Martinez

Sherri  Of Palm Springs - Happy Easter Faa And Visitors

Happy Easter Faa And Visitors

Sherri Of Palm Springs

Brainwave Pictures - Elena Hands

Elena Hands

Brainwave Pictures

Svetlana Nikolova -  Supernova


Svetlana Nikolova

Stanza Widen - Walk Eternity

Walk Eternity

Stanza Widen

Adrian Evans - Tryfan Mountain

Tryfan Mountain

Adrian Evans