A Barrington artist opened a temporary a “Pop Up Gallery of Art” next door to the drive-through Starbucks on Northwest Highway in Barrington earlier this month. For the past four weeks, Janet Mamon has used the space to feature her art and host yoga classes, gong baths and Creative Journey workshops. And tonight, she’s giving back by hosting an art sale for a local cause devoted to helping kids with thoughts of suicide.
Janet says she’ll give 50% of the proceeds from the sale of her artwork tonight to HERE in Barrington, a coalition of youth, parents and community members providing resources to promote positive mental health and reduce the occurrence of suicide. For Janet, it’s a cause that hits close to home. “I was in that very place years ago and struggled as a teenager with some of my own thoughts….”…Continue Reading