Highbury housing charity hosts art exhibition
PUBLISHED: 12:37 12 July 2014
A charity that helps some of the most vulnerable adults stay off the streets hosted and art exhibition on Friday.
The Peter Bedford Housing Association (PBHA), which has been housing people in Islington for 40 years, held a party for the launch, complete with barbecue and music.
All the artwork was created by PBHA tenants, many of whom have mental health issues, learning disabilities, drug and alcohol problems.
Roman Manfred, who runs the art project said: “You never know with print how it’s going to turn out by it’s gone really well.
“And I am very impressed with the standard of work.
“Some of the street photography was done by people who had never held a cameras before.
“It’s gone so well and we’ve had great feedback.”
Clare Norton, chief executive of PBHA said: “The party was to celebrate the progress in equality for people from the LGBT community.”
She added: “It was great to see such a positive and fun event with so many of our tenants partying on down.”
The artwork will move to the charity’s Outlook shop in Holloway Road, Holloway, at the end of July.
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