Art Ability at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital is a year-long program which
serves as a showcase for, and celebration of, artists with disabilities.
Through art, we hope to inspire patients to reach beyond their
limitations, and to encourage people with disabilities to explore their
Established in 1996, Art Ability includes the following major
components: an annual international juried exhibition and sale of art
and fine crafts produced by individuals with disabilities; community
outreach and education opportunities including satellite exhibitions and
interactive demo days; our permanent collection of artwork and the
incorporation of artwork into the patient experience; and a corporate
art acquisition program.
The Program’s goal is to foster a better appreciation of people with
disabilities through the achievements and stories of our artists. As art
enriches their lives, we hope their creativity, talent and exuberant
spirit will enrich your life.
Call for entries is now closed for the 2014–15 Exhibition and
2014 Featured Artist
round ll pm regarding no corruption Charles Blackwell, Oakland, Ca.
Medium: Acrylic and ink on Bristol board
Blackwell was a 19-year-old art student when a fall left him legally
blind, with minimal peripheral vision. Blackwell’s life-long love of
jazz music serves as the inspiration for his energetic paintings.
Currently, he resides in the San Francisco area where he is active in
the artistic community, organizing writers’ workshops and community
cultural arts events.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.