January 2014

Artist Chuck Close Wheelchair Bound? Cut Him Loose!

By | January 14th, 2014|

New York Times’ Linda Yablonsky recently wrote this about the artist Chuck Close: “Close, who is 73, has been bound to a motorized wheelchair since [...]

7 Awesome Roles Played by an Actor with a Disability

By | January 8th, 2014|

It's no secret producers and casting agents remain hesitant to hire real disabled actors. They could have a dozen roles portraying someone with a disability [...]

Photographer Christopher Voelker Wins Hope Award

By | January 2nd, 2014|

Acclaimed entertainment photographer Christopher Voelker has been awarded the Christopher and Dana Reeve Hope Award for his work behind the lens in revealing the human [...]

December 2013

Five Most Positive Portrayals of Disability in the Media

By | December 30th, 2013|

From a character who's “just like everyone else" to one who models the acceptance arc of coping with a disability, here are my picks for [...]

August 2013

Frank Barham: Saved by Jazz

By | August 1st, 2013|

Frank Barham jams on the chromatic harmonica at The Velvet Note, an Atlanta venue that bills itself as “designed by musicians for musicians.” [...]

People in the News: Jocelyn Woods

By | August 1st, 2013|

Vermont artist and model Jocelyn Woods is planning to begin production of “Ecstasy of a Cripple Part II,” another collaboration with Atlanta photographer/artist Thomas Dodd. [...]

July 2013

Art Wanted: Re-Imagining of Wheelchairs

By | July 25th, 2013|

For the artists of the world itching to work on a wheelchair project that may get noticed by big names in the art world, a [...]

June 2013

5 Amazing Wheelchair Sculptures

By | June 25th, 2013|

Go to your local art museum; chances are you're not going to see a sculpture of someone in a wheelchair. You have to travel far [...]

February 2013

SCI Life February 2013

By | February 1st, 2013|

Hints of Frida Kahlo exude from Reveca Torres, a fashion designer turned nonprofit founder. Torres, 31, is an artistic soul who thrives on experiencing new things, including traveling. It was while traveling ...

January 2013

Wheelchair rap song and more video finds

By | January 19th, 2013|

Part of my job is to scour the Internet for information that piques the interest of wheelchair-users. One of the best ways to do this [...]

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