Artworks are first available for purchase in-person at the Recovered Futures Art Exhibition in Brisbane. Unsold artwork will be available for purchase online following the event.
Lauren Sims has been living with a diagnosis of Schizoaffective disorder for about seven years. Prior to this, Lauren had a lived experience caring for and living with her two brothers living with Bipolar disorder and Schizoaffective disorder.
Since Lauren's last stay in hospital in 2019, art has been a therapeutic practice. Lauren enjoys making rough sketches or experiencing the flow of paint onto canvas.
"I wanted to highlight the importance of pets in recovery from disease. Beautiful animals like my partner and my cats can help support and cheer us up in the worst of times."