Giclée by New York artist garners honors as featured work
(Malvern, PA) – With the initial jury process complete, more than 400 works of art from 200 artists with disabilities will be featured in the 20th annual Art Ability Exhibition and Sale at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital opening in November. Among those works on exhibit and available for sale is Unfocused 2 by Max Tzinman of New York, New York, this year’s featured artist. Each year a featured work is selected by committee to best represent the mission of Art Ability to increase public awareness of the talent of individuals with disabilities and to encourage others to reach beyond their own limitations.
Art Ability is an annual juried event for artists with physical, cognitive and/or hearing disabilities. Art Ability celebrates the work of artists with disabilities and hundreds of artists from around the world submit their work to be included as part of the annual exhibit and sale.
Max Tzinman was born in Romania and lived in Israel and Canada, immersing himself in a multitude of cultures that influenced his artistic/philosophical concepts. Born with a severe hearing impairment, photography has allowed Tzinman to consistently tell his story in a continuously moving world. Tzinman merges painting, photography, collage and assemblage, to produce a series of deep and mysterious images. Tzinman’s works often show the isolation and invisibility he felt of his early childhood experience dealing with his impairment.
“The talent of these artists completely transcends any and all limitations,” said Donna Phillips, President, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital. “Art Ability communicates a powerful message about the exceptional competencies of people with disabilities, and encourages every one of us to reach beyond our own personal obstacles.”
In its twentieth year, Art Ability will open with a Preview Reception on Saturday, November 7th at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Malvern. Purchase tickets for this event by contacting the Art Ability Office at 484-596-5607. Beginning Sunday, November 8, the Art Ability Exhibition and Sale will be open daily and is free to the public through January 31, 2016.
Art Ability is supported by generous grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the William Penn Foundation as well as Presenting Sponsor, Construction Services Group. For more information about Art Ability 2015, including group tours and the Preview Reception, please contact the Art Ability Office at 484.596.5607 or visit mainlinehealth.org/artability.
Max Tzinman, Unfocused 2, Giclée on Canvas