Terence Wilde studied at Winchester School of Art gaining at first class-honours. With experience of working as a print designer in fashion,and being a user of Croydon mental health services he became a volunteer at drop-ins run by Croydon APCMH (Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health), where he is currently currently employed as a creative workshops’ facilitator. Terence also works with patients at the Bethlem Royal Hospital within the Occupational Therapy department.
The work is vividly colourful, full of childlike figurative abstracts. Symbolism and decoration in his work reflect a deepening connection with the higher self, an eclectic myraid of influences inform a developing style.
Terence is exhibiting his work at the MRC Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatric Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry until March 24th. ‘Art/Words, ‘Black Rain under My Tongue’ is a solo show with work that reflects personal experience from the perspective of an adult survivor, and how creativity is used as a healing tool.
For more information about Terence visit his website www.terencewilde.me.uk.
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