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Blank Stare, 2017

Jason Clarke


sing black ink, Jason Clarke creates large scale bold, graphic monochrome drawings. Each picture is filled with personal visions representing the artist’s innermost thoughts and feelings. The Birmingham-based artist lives with Bipolar disorder, and has found ways to use his art as therapy, his drawing allowing him to focus and empty his head of all of the bad thoughts weighing him down. Recently Clarke exhibited at the Wirksworth Artists Trail in Derbyshire, where he was also

able to talk to visitors about mental health and the stigma which surrounds it. This has been another positive element of his work, with people within the art industry opening up about their own mental health.

Inside Artists - Issue 11  

Paint, plaster, wood and ink are all powerful resources in the hands of an artist, and the ability to transform their chosen material from i...