Hy Rosen

Hyman “Hy” Rosen was a renowned artist, best known for his work as a political cartoonist, painter, and sculptor. A Capital Region native, his extensive career in the art world began at the age of 22 as an airbrush retouching and crime scene artist....

Christine Rickeman

Hello, my name is Christine Rickeman; I am the Information and Resource Helpline Coordinator at NAMI-NYS and I am on the Board of Directors for NAMI Capital Region, NY, where I also serve as the program coordinator for the affiliate. I believe strongly in the positive...

Lorraine Hall

I am a visual artist that lives with mental illness. It was early adolescence that depression and anxiety set in. I went through major depressive episodes and experienced intense anxiety on and off for years. I am alive because of the many people, personally and...

Amanda Stickney

4″ H x 5.5″ W Ceramic Amanda Stickney is an artist in the Capital District. She concentrates on the connection between one’s self and the events that happen within their life; capturing emotional, physical and spiritual fulfillment. Mostly aimed at pottery...

Roman DeJesus

Roman is a 13 year old 8th grade student at MohonasenMiddle School in Rotterdam, NY.  He has a love of art of all types, but especially sketch and drawing.  Roman utilizes art as a form of therapy to help him with his anxiety and finds that drawing and sketching...