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Art Exhibit Shows ‘What It’s Like’ to Struggle with Mental Health Issues

Art Exhibit Shows ‘What It’s Like’ to Struggle with Mental Health Issues

What Its Like Project - Exposis Art ExhibitOn Friday (Jan. 6, 2017) from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at RecRoom downtown, there’s an art exhibit featuring the work of visual artists struggling with mental health issues along with pieces depicting those who are dealing with a mental health diagnosis.

The nonprofit What It’s Like Project is putting on the show. It’s called Exposis, and Michael Hagerty talked with the organization’s Nikki Hune and Jeff Thompson to learn more.

(Above: Artwork featured the in exhibit “Exposis” from the nonprofit What It’s Like Project. Image Courtesy: What It’s Like Project)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →