The love of making art,
permeated the life of Tony Crosse since childhood. Tony’s
drawings and paintings, that are created ‘live’, are often auctioned and
are instrumental in founding and funding the
Crosse Manometry Laboratory at Guys Hospital, London, now at St Thomas' Hospital.
his post as Healing Arts Consultant at the Medway & Maritime
Hospital in the UK, between 1998 and 2006, Tony was responsible for
making and commissioning over 100 works of art that still serve to
enrich the environment and comfort patients, staff and visitors.
Eleven of these paintings are included in The
Public Catalogue Foundation, published in London 2004. The project at the hospital
became known as HAPi i.e. Healing Arts Programme
initiative and this link will take you to the site where several
of the works appear.
the past 5 years he has developed a synthesis between the latest
discoveries in cognitive science and iconographics uniquely described
as Neuro Graphic Reprogramming (NGR), for this work he has a PhD
in cognitive science. The synthesis of Art &
Science has long been of interest to Tony where he now explores and
defines the interactive relationship between Therapist & Client
using visual metaphor and auto-didactism as aids to the healing