Schizophrenia Art Overview

understanding schizophrenia

Individuals with schizophrenia face not only their own inner demons but also demonization from the world around them.  Of all psychological disorders, schizophrenia is probably top of the list.

how does art therapy work?

Therapy often happens in a group setting. A therapist facilitates an environment where people can express themselves through drawing, painting, or sculpture.

benefits of art therapy

Art and art therapy are effective tools for providing some relief from the positive symptoms and helping to facilitate healing from the negative symptoms.

famous artists with schizophrenia

Richard Dadd  (1817 - 1886)

Louis Wain  (1860 - 1939)

Edvard Munch  (1863 - 1944)

Camille Claudel  (1864 - 1943)

August Natterer  (1868 - 1938)

Yayoi Kusama  (1929 – Present)