S2 E15: Neurodiversity, mental health and the healing power of creativity with Phoebe Gander | Painter

S2 E15: Neurodiversity, mental health and the healing power of creativity with Phoebe Gander | Painter

Phoebe is an abstract landscape and still life artist from the UK but now living in Gisborne. Phoebe returned to art making 4 years ago after a long break due to having 3 children. Originally trained as a textile designer, Phoebe works in a similar process working  with colour and layers to create her unique artworks. In this episode she talks openly about her experience with post-partum anxiety, raising neurodiverse children, being diagnosed herself with ADHD in recent years and how healing her art journey has been for her.




Links from today’s episode:

Listening to:
Parenting Hell Podcast

Mayor of Easttown

Phoebe’s online course:

About your host:

Kate Hursthouse is an artist, creative business owner and single mother to one awesome kid. She has run her own creative business since 2014 and has been involved in a whole range of projects over the years - from commercial illustrations and design projects to contemporary art, children’s book illustrations and hand painted murals. 

She started this podcast to try and answer the question: how do we continue to be creative and produce creative work, while raising children? Her goal is to create a little corner of the internet where creative mothers share their stories and gain a feeling of community, understanding and inspiration.



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