• Dr Lesley van Schoubroeck and Jennifer Pouwer
  • Jacqui and Paul Ryan
  • Karen and Gavin Bird
  • Neil and Jan Archer
  • Tom Baxter and Bob Gapes
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Hope in the present

Art works sold in a flurry of red dots at the opening night of Hope in the Present, the 24th annual art exhibition of the Mental Illness Fellowship Queensland (MIFQ).

Artists mingled with exhibition sponsors, family and friends at the gala event held in Brisbane’s King George Square on May 13

Curated by Lee Steer of Redsea Gallery, the exhibition showcased over 340 works by 165 artists with a lived experience of mental illness.

MIFQ is a specialist, community-based mental health service that provides support to individuals living with a mental illness, their families and carers.

For more visit mifq.org.au or call 3358 4424.

Story and pictures by Angela Bensted.
Dr Lesley van Schoubroeck and Jennifer Pouwer Jacqui and Paul Ryan Karen and Gavin Bird Neil and Jan Archer Tom Baxter and Bob Gapes