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    1. ROAR (Real Outsider Art Rentals) NAMI Maine 38 months ago | reply

      By Ardeana Hamlin BDN Staff Posted Feb. 14, 2012, at 2:26 p.m. AUGUSTA, Maine — Artists in Maine dealing with mental health issues have a new tool to aid them in creativity and livelihood. The Maine chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI Maine, recently launched R.O.A.R. — the Real Outsider Art Rental program. “It’s very new,” said NAMI Maine Development Director Larraine Brown. “We’re working with artists from all over the state, artists who are consumers of mental health services.” So far, she said, 55 artists take part in the program ... “The artists tackle all sorts of subjects, portraits, landscapes, animals and emotional conditions,” she said. Read More!

    2. Mixed Media | Assemblages | Encaustics 38 months ago | reply

      Thank you, Ms. Hamlin, for your very informative article about NAMI Maine's new ROAR program, which has been said is a "work of true devotion."

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