Exhibit Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (All day)
Reception Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

"My Secret Double – an International Exhibition,” featuring the works of artists from the Northwest and the Baltics, will be on display Oct. 1 through Oct. 30 in the Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.

The exhibit captures artists’ personal journeys during their struggle with addiction or depression, including anger, suicide, fear and loss of hope.

Thirty-nine artists and more than 50 artworks will be represented in the exhibit. The art forms include paintings, fiber, photography, drawing, sculpture and mixed media.

The exhibit will combine both the juried show of Northwest artists and a traveling exhibit from Latvia. The collaborative show will demonstrate that addiction, depression and suicide are global issues, while providing opportunities for connection to community services for those who are struggling with these issues. 

The show was jointly curated by Tina Green-Price of the Giustina Gallery and Madara Ladzina of Imago Dei Latvia.


Last outreach sessions at The LaSells Stewart Center:

  • Free outreach session is presented inconjunction with the My Secret Double international art exhibit.

Escaping the Shadow: Mental Health Across the Lifespan - panel discussion: Five Oregon State University professors will present on topics related to optimizing mental health. The panel is organized to cover the adult lifespan. Each of the presenters has conducted research in the area they will be speaking about and will integrate results from their studies into the general theme of mental health across the lifespan.  The presentations will be relatively brief to leave plenty of time for rich discussion with the audience.  

  • Event will take place Tuesday, October 29 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the the Construction and Engineering Hall at The LaSells Stewart Center* Please note new location.
  • Free and open to the public:

Panelists are:

  • David Batty, Ph.D., Professor, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, Oregon State University (OSU) and University College London | “The Long Reach of Childhood Adversity”
  • John Geldhof, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, OSU | “Staying Positive: Implications for Strengths-Based Approaches to Youth Development”
  • Jangho Yoon, Ph.D., Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, OSU | “Providing Health Insurance under Obamacare Improves Screening and Treatment of Maternal Depression among Low-income Women”
  • Karen Hooker, Ph.D., Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, OSU and Jo Anne Leonard Petersen Endowed Chair in Gerontology and Family Studies | “Keys to Understanding Depression in Later Life”
  • Carolyn Aldwin, Ph.D.,  Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, OSU and Jo Anne Leonard Endowed Director, Center for Healthy Aging Research | “Positive and Negative Mental Health Outcomes in Late Life:  Stress, Suicide, and Wisdom”


For more information, please email [email protected] or call 541-737-2402.


View press release here


Giustina Gallery information:

The Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center is located at 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis.

Standard Gallery Hours:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (open evenings and weekends based upon events).


We are excited to have you come and view our exhibits. Please note The LaSells Stewart Center is foremost a performance and meeting venue. Sometimes due to large events, exhibit viewing may be impeded. Days that you should avoid will be noted here. 


For more information, please email [email protected] or call 541-737-2402.

Thank you to our partners: Bridge Builders International, Partneri, Oregon State University's College of Liberal Arts, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Counseling and Psychological Services and The LaSells Stewart Center.


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