Graphics alumna commissioned for high profile arts campaign

World Mental Health Day arts commission brightens up patients and staff at Coventry health centres.

Graphic Design and Illustration alumna,i Lauren McLardy has been commissioned by Coventry City Council to create a new piece of work to mark World Mental Health Day 2020, which took place on Saturday, October 10th. 

Arden Estates Partnerships, which manages four health centre buildings across Coventry, commissioned four artists and art groups to brighten up the centres on behalf of the patients and the staff. 

Lauren created a piece of work for the Clay Lane Health Centre, which takes inspiration from local people. “It’s been great to work on this project," commented Laura. She continued, "by understanding the community and embedding some culture and promoting wellbeing at Clay Lane Health Centre. I hope the artwork brings some joy and starts a conversation within the community.”

Since graduating from the BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration degree in the summer, Lauren has taken on a variety of graphics projects including this recent work and online drawing classes for the People Like Us creative health festival. Lauren is taking on commissions and can be contacted via her portfolio website


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