Advertisement - Content continues below
Art

Street Art: Paul’s artwork treads the conscious and the unconscious

The Big Issue’s Street Art page gives talented, marginalised individuals an outlet for creative expression

‘Painting for Kahlil Gibran’

By Paul Bellingham

Working primarily in painting, drawing and collage, Paul is fascinated by the process behind his art, which he describes as “a partnership between the conscious and the unconscious mind”. He submits this piece with the support of Creative Future, a Brighton-based charity supporting under-represented artists. Paul has had experience of homelessness and suffers with ongoing mental health difficulties.

You can see more of Paul’s work in person at Brighton Artist Open Houses with Creative Future throughout May: creativefuture.org.uk

Support our street artists over at The Big Issue Shop.

Advertisement - Content continues below
Advertisement - Content continues below

Support us today

Over the last 30 years, your contributions have been vital in providing opportunities for those facing poverty by giving them a hand up, not a hand out. Support us to help thousands more. Buy a copy from your local vendor, donate or subscribe online today.

Recommended for you

Read All
Get your entries in for The Big Issue's Christmas Kids Cover Competition
Art

Get your entries in for The Big Issue's Christmas Kids Cover Competition

Exclusive: David Lloyd's unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask
Art

Exclusive: David Lloyd's unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask

Filmmaker Paul Sng: 'My new book shows diversity can make Britain stronger'
Art

Filmmaker Paul Sng: 'My new book shows diversity can make Britain stronger'

Get a limited edition print and original artwork from The Connor Brothers
Art

Get a limited edition print and original artwork from The Connor Brothers

Most Popular

Read All
'What kidnappers do' - DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper
1.

'What kidnappers do' - DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper

The problems with BT's £50m 888 app to protect women on their way home
2.

The problems with BT's £50m 888 app to protect women on their way home

Why England's rivers are so polluted and will be for years to come
3.

Why England's rivers are so polluted and will be for years to come

Universal credit: What is it and why does the £20 cut matter?
4.

Universal credit: What is it and why does the £20 cut matter?