What is the relationship between art and emotion?

To help me gather information for my dissertation could you please complete the following questionnaire? I will be looking at the relationship between art and emotion. Please answer all questions that apply to you and fully as possible. Any information provided will be treated as confidential. Thankyou! :)

How old are you?

Are you male of female?

Have you ever had art therapy? If yes, did you find it helpful?

If you required psychological therapy, would you consider art therapy as an option? If no, why not?

Have you ever looked at a piece of art and it made you feel an emotion? If so, what was the piece and how did it make you feel?

What emotion would you associate with the colour… (please try to avoid popular sayings when considering this question i.e green with envy)

Are you a creative person?

Do you ever use creating art as an emotional release?

Have you ever noticed your mood affect your artwork?

Do you need to be in a certain mood to create art?