During 2012 - 2013, APP artists focused their studies on how the arts are used in healthcare settings and were commissioned to create images for a new photography collection available to residents at the region’s psychiatric hospital, Appalachian Behavioral Healthcare...Click image to learn more...
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Through photography, Athens Photographic Project artists are overcoming stigma and learning to see themselves as valuable and engaged community members. Photo by: Elena Caple
Congratulations to the Athens Photographic Project artists for having a full exhibition of their photographs featured at the 2013 NAMI National Convention in San Antonio, TX! APP Artists/Mentors Beth Klaus and Sandy White accompanied APP Director Nate Thomson at the Convention, which attracts a national audience of mental health consumers, family members, providers [...]
Featured Photographer: Stephanie Schmidt What I photograph is always something that catches my eye. What usually catches my eye seems to be akin to abstract subject matter in the style of Ansel Adams, like from my kitchen window, water droplets dripping before turning into icicles. It looked like modern sculpture. Because I live out here in [...]
It has been a busy few weeks in the APP Introduction to Photography course. In Weeks 11 and 12 of the semester, students continued their assignments about living with mental illness and began their next assignment: picturing hope and gratitude. As Chris Leonard, one of the course mentors, said: “Hope means looking forward to what could be, while gratitude means appreciating what you have.”