Featured Pain Art: “No Way Out”

Featured Pain Art: “No Way Out”

PE.Mearkle_NoWayOutThe feeling of being stuck in chronic pain while your pain meds are always flying around you. The safe represents unattainable medical care. I did this one after seeing another pain specialist yet again to only be told all they can do is give me more drugs.

“No Way Out”
spray paint and Sharpies on skateboard deck
32 inches long x 9 inches wide

Art courtesy of PainExhibit.org, an online educational, visual arts exhibit from artists with chronic pain who use art to express some facet of the pain experience.

The Pain Exhibit’s mission is to educate healthcare providers and the public about chronic pain through art, and to give voice to the many who suffer in silence.

Authored by: Chris Mearkle