The Goals

Mt. Tamalpais from Napa Slough (William Marple)

Marin Mind/Scapes: Stories of Art, Nature, and Wellness aims to:

  • Complement the visual works of Marin County landscape artists by recording and preserving the artists’ stories and reflections on their work
  • Explore the roles of artistic expression and nature in promoting mental well-being through the interviews and a discussion of the artists’ stories
  • Help reduce stigma by presenting artists who have a mental illness in the mainstream
  • Boost self-esteem and hope for recovery among mental health clients
  • Celebrate Marin’s County’s landscape artists and the beautiful natural environment shared by its residents