[Art_beyond_sight_educators] Pete Eckert , Ann Cunningham,
fnugg at online.no
fnugg at online.no
Wed Oct 2 13:16:52 UTC 2013
Very nice talk by Pete Eckert about his work.
Blind Artist Pete Eckert uses Light Painting to Expose his Vision
Pete Eckert <http://www.peteeckert.com/> is a blind photographer that
uses light painting <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_painting> to
stencil his muses into otherwise opaque photographs; but he hasn't
always been blind, and he hasn't always been a photographer.
Colorado Center for the Blind celebrates turning 25
Artist Ann Cunningham describes her new tactile art installation to
celebrants at CCB's 25 birthday party as they feel their way around it.
Blind artist James Newton uses sock monkeys to recreate famous artworks,
pop culture icons
Bits 'n' Pieces: Blind painter's watercolor vision rewarded
Deaf and blind artist wins award
A DEAF artist has been commended for his intricate work based on Chester
Zoo -- made all the more remarkable because he has been blind since he
was a teenager.
Minerva Hussain has Usher syndrome, which started to affect his sight
when he was 18, gradually getting worse until he was left with just
But the 44-year-old uses photographs, a magnifying glass and his memory
to create vivid, incredibly detailed and tactile work that the viewer
can see with their fingers as well as their eyes.
Exhibit features artists inspired by Japanese painter
A painting of downtown Los Angeles in the evening by Al Setton, who
painted scenes inspired by the late Henry Fukuhara, a watercolorist.
Fukuhara, who was sent to the Manzanar internment camp during World War
II, recreated scenes of those tumultuous times and led a group of
artists back to Manzanar some 60 years after the war had ended. Artists
continue to gather annually at the site of the camp.
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