Your ADHD Art

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2021 Submissions


  • ADHD Feelings
    It explains everything that goes on in my head and body because of my ADHD

    Finnley Hardy


  • Where to start
    Where to start? Make a list. Where did I put my colored pens? That’s a lot of starting points! This is how it looks in my head. I need to get dressed.

    Dalphine


  • The Stance
    This stance is my beautiful daughter’s way of holding in all the chaos in her brain so she can keep her impulses at bay.

    Angela Cooper


  • Tupac on math homework
    Instead of taking ADHD medications, my teachers allowed me to doodle. This is one of my mom’s favorite pictures that she found on my math homework.

    JP Roppolo


  • Digital Face
    This represents how it feels being a woman with hyperactive and “unusual” tendencies from ADHD. I’ve really had to work hard to like myself again

    Mauve


  • You Matter
    The image attached is a short poem I wrote about ADHD, in my experience.

    Anali Ramirez

  • self portrait with ADHD
    Self-Portrait in Orange
    The ADHD letters are easy to miss if you’re distracted by cool pose. Sometimes, you only see ADHD symptoms if you know how to look for them.

    Laurel Cox


  • ADHD, but make it pop art
    Initially inspired by phrenology, it turned into the multiple ideas, visions, passions, interests etc that having ADHD presents.

    Joanie


  • ADHD
    My 6 year old’s self portrait. Medication bottle in one hand and pill in the other. She was just diagnosed with adhd and is processing through art.

    Elyse


  • My OC Distractaria
    This is my OC Distractaria
    I made it based on my adhd!
    She has the power to distract anyone, and we’ll she distracts people she is also distract

    Edie Young


  • Jaden
    My ADHD son some times paints and it usually just stripes of colors. This time I made him stop to admire his own art and he came back with MORE!

    Jaden’s Mom


  • Rainbow Tears
    The quote “The soul would have no rainbow, if the eyes had no tears” is how I feel with living with ADHD. I drew this age 11 before my diagnosis.

    Kai McDowell

  • Positive Imagination by AdrianPositive fun
    Positive imagination! Health and safety. Mind never stops.

    Adrian

     


  • Drift, a #PsycheGremlin
    Drift is the gremlin with a whirlwind attention span… One of my self-care cartoons that, since my recent diagnosis, makes much more sense to me!

    Jamie Ovens


  • Indecisive Feelings
    Tangled up by all the thoughts spinning in your head. It’s like fighting with yourself, you can’t decide because you want it to be both ways.

    Dana House

  • Blaire Postman: Struggling Chartist
    Blaire Postman: Struggling Chartist
    It’s a picture used for my solo comedic ADHD show meant to encapsulate both the great abilities ADHDers have, and some of the challenges we manage.

    Blaire Postman

  • Minority
    Minority.
    My experience of coming to terms with my ADHD during lockdown. watercolour on paper, A3.

    carrie ravenscroft

Previous Submissions

    • My inner strength by Meadow McNulty
      My Inner Strength
      I took this photo of myself practicing ballet. I chose this image because I look sad which shows my struggles, but I am also strong and creative too.

      Meadow McNulty

    • Inside My Head by Bo BerenshteynInside My Head
      In this image I try to visualize what’s going on in my head by capturing my creativity while also representing the feeling of alienation.

      Bo Berenshteyn

    • Pink Unicorn by Eric BrazosPink UnicornThis is an acrylic painting I made for my daughter this summer 2020. I am diagnosed with ADHD, MDD and GAD.

      Eric Brazos

    • Candle in the Wind by Danielle HCandle in the Wind
      My ADHD means that I hyperfocused on this digital painting for 24-26 hours (give or take); because that’s the only way I could make sure I finished.

      Danielle H

    • Heart and Brain of ADHD by GabrielThe Heart and Brain of ADHDHi, my name is Gabriel and I am an 8 year old with ADHD. My picture that I drew is my heart and brain with ADHD.

      Gabriel

    • Self portrait by Hakumy ADHD brain
      My brain is very special because I am also gifted, in my way.

      Haku

    • Music by Olly BishopMusic
      I love doodling and I made this for a Noel Fielding art challenge in lockdown.

      Olly Bishop

    • Tall Green Tree by Aiden StreetThe Tall Green Tree
      I am four years old. This story is about the seasons changing and my learning how to control myself being bored. So I attempted to draw and color.

      Aiden Street


    • My ADHD Senses by Erica Josefine Francker

      My ADHD senses
      I’m trying to illustrate how my ADHD feels for me and what I imagine it looks like. I often find it easier to communicate my feelings through art.

      Erica Josefine Francker


    • ADHD Awareness by Sarah Dugan

      Awareness
      My minds a mess, squirrel moments often, always in the clouds, and full of crazy ideals. My awareness.

      Sarah Dugan

    • Too many tabs open by Petra RekmanToo many tabs open
      my ADHD brain often had to many tabs open!

      Petra Rekman

    • I am 5 by Mel HartsornI am 5
      This artwork is a portrait of my son aged 5 when we were going through diagnosis and the drama we dealt with at pre-school then starting school.

      Mel Hartsorn

    • Vista by Emily ChenVista
      My world is intensely colorful and ever-changing. Sometimes the chaos ignites a spark, which grows into a flame and brings some light into this world.

      Emily Chen

    • Lost in ChaosLost in Chaos
      I have had ADHD my whole life. Not Diagnosed Till age 25. I am now 45 this drawing was when I medicated I am now back on Dexamphetamine

      Kirsten Armstrong

    • Try differentTry Different
      I would fail to manage my symptoms – regardless of “how hard I tried”. New approaches and self awareness have made a HUGE difference for me.

      Bobby Eismann

    • ADHD Awareness Month Cookies
      ADHD Awareness Month Cookies
      My husband got diagnosed with ADHD three weeks ago. I found out October is ADHD awareness month and wanted him to know that I support him!

      Jackie

    • Beyond the Fog
      Beyond the Fog
      To go beyond the fog of one’s own mind into clarity is a rare occurrence, but once there, the beauty found is nothing short of remarkable.

      Bean

    • Doodle Dance art by Pip Ralph
      Dancing Doodle
      A piece I made while in a state of flow, or hyper-focus, capturing my essence of mind during a hyperactive spell.

      Pip Ralph

    • Think outside the box
      Think Outside the Box
      When measured up to Neurotypical standards, the beauty that exists outside the box for many with ADHD can sometimes be missed and underappreciated.

      Diana Moquin
      (OceanVenti)

    • reVeriEreVeriE
      When you can’t pick a color or a subject… paint anyway

      TraceMe

    • To DOs for ADHD
      To Do
      I try to put my life into words… An empty attempt to organize my thoughts and daily Todos.
      This is that

      Michelle A Passey

    • Pen doodle in watercolor tray
      Pen doodle in a watercolor tray
      I made this at school because bored, mild vandalism. It symbolizes the overwhelming responsibilities of life clouding around me while I’m tranquil.

      Sasterisk


    • Embrace your gifts!!
      I have lived with ADHD my whole life. It has presented some challenges, but I made it through. Love and embrace the gifts that ADHD has given you!!
    • Looking Up
      Looking up
      This is an acrylic painting of mine. Painting is something I discovered as an adult. I never knew I could do it. Its the greatest escape I know of.

      Jodi

    • My escaping thoughts
      My Escaping thoughts
      I made this collage trying to represent how I always feel like my thoughts are escaping of my head, also feeling súper héroe with my diagnosis.

      Evelyn Cohen

    • dancing thru adhd
      Dancing through ADHD
      This photo is about persistence, strength and becoming confidant with myself, regardless of any obstacles I have with ADHD.

      Gianna @gia5678_dancer

    • adhd awareness brain
      The Struggle is Real
      I created this awareness logo in an attempt to showcase a little bit of what having ADHD feels like.

      Rebecca


    • Beauty of the Deep
      Hi painting and drawing are the things that I love to do and I express myself through art. I was diagnosed with ADHD at 5 years and 7 mos.

      Ram Antonio Rubinos


    • One of my many ADHD super powers
      My adhd gives me spiderman powers.😊🕸

      JPs super powers


    • ADHD is a gift!!
      It took a while to understand that my adhd was a gift. We have great qualities like creativity & enthusiasm. ADHD is a gift that makes us special.

      B


    • ADHTree
      My trees grew out of high school boredom and blossomed into art, one tiny dot at a time. Harnessing my extra energy, I created something beautiful.

      Beth Prieto


    • Please get to know the difference
      Please get to know the difference between neurological driven behaviour and naughty behaviour.

      Lou Brown

    • Head In The Clouds
      I took this virtual portrait in Second Life and edited it in Photoshop. I wanted to express the brain fog I feel with ADHD. Signed with my Avatar name

      Maddie Diker


    • Flow, Meditate, Find Inner Peace
      This is a form of meditative practice that I and my clients explore in our sessions on well-being

      Manpreet

    • https://www.adhdawarenessmonth.org/wp-content/uploads/38F5B20C-531D-4C1E-9BE0-9B10C589EE27-e1539788575373.jpeg
      ADHD and Me
      This photo was a way of displaying ADHD and how my mind works. Made with Lego.

      Petra Leary


    • Beautifully Broken with Painful Purpose

      Tina Y Washington


    • ADHD and other “Gifts”
      This is a relief carving out of Linoleum. Then, I make a limited number of hand printed copies. I am a printmaker and I have ADHD.

      Nadiyah Najah Rodgers


    • Katie’s Kaleidoscope Tinted World
      My image hopefully portrays my ADHD busy brain. This is a reflection of how many thoughts my head is full of and how hard it is to pick one out to concrete one on at a time.

      Kate-EH


    • Working with what I was given.
      I am a nurse with ADHD. Bed side nursing didn’t work for my brain. I still had a passion to help others so I built this float using PILL BOTTLES. Work with what you were given

      Dawn Mango


    • The human brain “my brain mom”
      This is a picture my 10yr old daughter drew over the weekend. She handed it to me and said “Mom, this is how my brain works”! She has an absolutely beautiful mind!

      Lilliana


    • ADHD Is my StrengthThroughout my life I have viewed ADHD as my strength in life. So I got the awareness ribbon on my bicep to symbolize that.

      Zak Zippert


    • A glimpse inside
      Ive been dealing with ADHD for my entire life. Many people dont understand it or make light of it. This is “A Glimpse inside my mind”. Chaos, frustration & Beauty

      Crystal


    • The experience of ADHD in the classroom
      What the student hears from well-meaning educators and parents, what the student manages internally, all while sitting in math class. ADHD is not a problem of intelligence.

      Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ADHD-CCSP


    • Hyper-Focus
      This snapshot was taken at my client’s office. Just when he went to washroom, i found myself bored. While looking around I observed this & I grabbed the opportunity to click

      Mp Mitra


    • ADHD Is my Strength
      Developed for my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/janeson59 – An empath living with ADD, OCD, CPTSD, and… Look! A kitty!

      janeson59