The San Francisco Chronicle had an extensive article about wheelchair user Alice Sheppard. The article announced Sheppard has been selected as a United States Artists 2019 Fellow and her newest dance performance Pas De Deux: Robots as Our Partners is at the Exploratorium, Thursday, May 16, 8:30 pm, and Saturday, May 18, 1:00 pm.
Featured Blog by Bay Area Artist: Kathleen Sheffer
I knew I was starting to heal when I began taking photos in my hospital room. My camera had laid neglected in my bag since I was wheeled into the operating room. For days I couldn’t eat, walk to the restroom, or say with certainty what day it was, though the hospital psychiatrist asked me regularly.
Detour is a juried competition and exhibition featuring artwork from emerging young artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who are living in the US. Fifteen artists share a total of $60,000 in awards, and winning artwork will be exhibited in a nationally touring exhibition. Artists will also attend an all-expenses-paid professional development workshop at the Kennedy Center. The deadline is May 31.
Read here for more information www.kennedy-center.org/emergingyoungartists