ARTS & MINDS ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020:
CHANGE IS GONNA COME

Be it social, biological or simply the passing of time, the one thing that never changes is that there is always change. Change can be self-generated or imposed, change can affect things on a micro or macro scale and change can be positive or negative or sometimes both at the same time. Change can alter the physical world around us or can be internally focused and live in our thoughts and ideas.

We exist in a time of change, both good and bad. Against a backdrop of a changing world due to the outbreak of coronavirus it is easy to forget that there are a multitude of other changes going on as well, ranging from the environmental changes happening to the planet that we all live on to the social changes being fought for and debated in countries around the globe. Whether it is a tree or a statue that is toppled, change is gonna come. Whether it is our own thoughts and feelings or our interactions with those around us that are altering, change is gonna come. Change is fundamental to our very existence and it is change that makes us human.

Change is both an opportunity and a challenge to examine ourselves and the world we live in. This year, Arts & Minds members have submitted a piece of artwork each responding to the idea of change, from personal shifts in perspective to changes on a global scale. Click on each image to enlarge and find out more.

Diane Lofthouse

Held in God's Love

Amreen Hussain

The Great Flood

David Keighley

Micro*opus 7

Vanessa Guy (Pixiebiscuit)

Untitled

Ian Gill

Passing Time

Elaine Mills

Looking back

Ashley Ferrari

Suki In The Moonlight

Peter McDonagh

Scaffolding

Darren Roberts

Endgame

Tim Gomersall

Rush hour of the Future

Geraldine R Montgomerie

Lyrics - Sam Cooke: A change is gonna come

Barry Tobin

Ulysses brings change to Ithica

Jon Eland

A map of the process for becoming less lost; 2020 - part one

Jane Mullins

THREE.  WORD.  SLOGAN

Niki Stavrianou

BLM Protest for George Floyd's murder

Anji Dey Clark

Sunflower Days

Johanna Hooson

Inevitable: Wells-next-the-sea

Pamela Crowe

Gojo B/W

Dea

Change

alabamathirteen

The Shielder

Mindy Goose

Untitled

Kelly Boyle

270720

Laurence Pusey

Running or resting?

Margaret Wilkinson

Change to Stop Pollution of The Planet

Hayley Mills-Styles

The End of the Beginning

The Perky Painter

Beautiful Chaos

Michelle Love

The queue way of shopping in 2020 (IKEA)

Beth Newton 

Which path to choose?

Julia Holmes

The Winds of Change

Morticia

Beginning At The Other End

Maureen Rich

All Flights Cancelled

Doser

The Current Climate

Emma Christie

The Cycle

Carrieanne Vivianette

The Other Side

Rebecca Carroll

A Change Is Gonna Come

Kathleen Jones

Mother and son

Sandy Holden

Changes

Alice Rix-Moore

Lock Down

Krystyna Spink

The House Flew Over The Moon

Adrian Ellis

Changed Priorities

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