Creating Art Positively Impacts Mental Health
by Lee Down

It’s estimated that one in five adults in the U.S. alone will experience some form of mental illness. This only includes those that admit to it or have sought treatment and a formal diagnosis. Unfortunately, those numbers may be even higher. Especially with the recent surge in remote work, mental struggles have skyrocketed. Whether that’s …
Evie Zimmer "Bloom" Oil on Canvas 40"x30", 2014

The artist, Evie Zimmer, is masterful with therapeutic art. With anxiety and depression ever more rapidly on the rise in our modern, Western society, the treatment might be easily found at the art gallery. We do not necessarily need to leave the comfort of civilization to head to the wilderness or the beach. Art is …