Topeka bank is using art to raise awareness for mental illness

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka bank is hoping to raise awareness of mental illness through art.

Heritage Bank is hosting an exhibit of artwork from the Creations of Hope Gallery. Creations of Hope is a partnership of artists who use their talent to bring attention to depression, anxiety and other forms of mental illness.

Anyone can stop by the bank, at 3024 SW Wanamaker Rd., to see paintings, pottery, sculptures and jewelry. Most of it is for sale.

The gallery is sponsored by the Expressive Therapies Program at Valeo Behavioral Healthcare.

For more information on Creations of Hope, click here.