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 Tony
Crosse Manometry Laboratory at Guys Hospital, London, now at St Thomas' Hospital.
have also been raised from his artwork for The Variety Club of Great
Britain and The Comedians Golfing Society.
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.
is the author of :
'The Sleeping Artist' -
book for artists;
'Under the Influence' -
the life and
work of Barry Leighton-Jones Oct 1932 - Nov 2011 (also as a DVD
& Jean-François Millet' - a
dissertation on Dali's reasoning behind the transcriptions of Millet's
famous painting 'The Angelus';
'Life as a Binary System' - explores
Darwin's theories on natural selection through the lens of computer
'Acronyms for Life' - easy formulae for
'Reflex to Reason' - a study of the
relationship between Emotions and the Intellect;
Dialogues as an Aid to
Recovery' - layman's guide to the use of visual
metaphor for health.
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