A Picture of Hope

Garnethill Multicultural Centre
21 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RE, United Kingdom
Food Visual Art

We are delighted to present our exhibition “A Picture of Hope”. This collection of work by our refugee art group is an expression of resilience, strength, and optimism within our community as it faces the challenges of displacement and resettlement. Each piece in this exhibition is a testament to the power of creativity in the face of adversity. Through our workshops, we have seen the impact of Art on individuals and social groups. Art serves as one of the most powerful manifestations of Hope in its purest form, offering a tangible, emotive, and transformative outlet for those seeking to find or convey it. Thus, Hope, presenting as Art, provides a space for healing, self-discovery, and connection with others. It takes up multiple forms and faces and is fluid, changing according to each individual’s unique life experiences and psyche. By sharing our work with the wider community, we hope to challenge stereotypes and promote understanding and empathy for those who have experienced forced migration. We hope this exhibition will serve as a reminder of the human stories behind the titles and inspire us all to take action for a more welcoming and inclusive society. We invite you to join us in celebrating the resilience of the human spirit, and be inspired by the Hope that Art offers to everyone freely.