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January 2015 - Poole Heart Support Group

Art for Recovery and Health – A Personal Story

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Jan 242015
 
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There’s a Storm Coming – Rhys Abbott

Two years ago, I was waiting for major heart surgery. I was also committed to exhibiting paintings at “BraveArt 6” in The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park.

Just my luck, the timing of surgery/recuperation and exhibition clashed in May 2013 – but I was really determined to make sure my pictures were on show despite my absence. It really helped motivate me and prepare me mentally for the heart procedure.

We all have different hobbies and skills, but for me returning back to the arms of the art society has been wonderful and it has certainly supported my recuperation, reinvigorated my creative juices, and outlook on life! Continue reading »

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