Medical student mandala making for holistic well-being
The objective of this qualitative research study was to discover how creating mandalas (art made in reference to a circle) might provide medical students with an opportunity for reflection on their current psychological state. As part of their year 3 family medicine rotation, medical students participated in an art-making workshop, during which, they created mandalas based on their current emotional state. Afterwards, they engaged in reflective writing and discussion. The responses of 180…
Just what the doctor ordered
Many people recognise that art making has therapeutic benefit, emotionally, socially and even physically. So, imagine you are in the office of your GP, and rather than prescribing medication you ar…
Using art to rethink a medical diagnosis
Medical, nursing and physical therapy students at the University of Miami are studying art to bring more humanity into their practice, and think about a diagnosis in a different light.
Article 404 - New Jersey Herald - Newton, NJ
NEWTON -- With the season of gratitude and giving under way, the patients and staff at Newton Medical Center did their part Wednesday by offering their own tokens of artful appreciation as part of the third annual "Gratitude Graffiti Project."
Templates Art | My Printables Download Blog
Artists have long sought ways around the so-called White Cube: the generic, white-washed, and resolutely institutional space of the museum or art gallery. To critique the austerity of art world exhibition spaces has become cliché; the past two decades have witnessed those same institutions responding to artist’s criticisms with initiatives to be more flexible, … Continue reading →