South Wales artist to draw on experience of bipolar disorder in debut exhibition

  A young artist from South Wales, who lives with bipolar disorder, is hoping her first solo exhibition will help people gain a better understanding of the condition. Cerys Knighton’s ‘Drawing Bipolarity’ show is part-way through a six week run at Cardiff’s Insole Court. Sixteen pieces of Cerys’ fine art work are on display in… Continue reading South Wales artist to draw on experience of bipolar disorder in debut exhibition

Drawing Sensory Overload – World Mental Health Day

As it’s World Mental Health Day I wanted to share another of the pieces I’ve been working on that relates both to my master’s work and my own experiences living with bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression. This is one of the pieces that will be a part of a collection depicting different symptoms –… Continue reading Drawing Sensory Overload – World Mental Health Day

Manic Depression and my Alice in Wonderland Designs

Thank you very much to everyone who read my feature in Bipolar UK’s 80/20 Art Collection. As was probably very noticeable to anyone familiar with Alice in Wonderland, the piece I wrote to begin talking about mental illness read a lot like Wonderland itself. For anyone who didn’t see it, I have copied a section… Continue reading Manic Depression and my Alice in Wonderland Designs

Cerys Knighton’s Illustration for Nights at the Circus 

Originally posted on Angela Carter Online:
Cerys Knighton, a Cardiff-based illustrator, has produced a fantastic dotwork illustration inspired by Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus (1984). A few months ago, I contacted Cerys to ask her if she would be interested in creating something based on the writings of Angela Carter, after I came across her beautiful…