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The disabled artists in the exhibit use unique and creative styles of painting. Mr. Moreno, a quadriplegic, paints with his mouth, incorporating perspective and attention to textures and colors. Mr. Doyle is a working photographer taking pictures from his wheelchair. Mr. Vogel uses his wheelchair to create pleasing symmetric designs on canvas.
“Our mission was to help provide mobility for the recipients so they can enjoy full inclusion and integration in the mainstream of society," said Michael Dergar, CEO of the Academy of Special Dreams Foundation.
“This exhibition underscores the principle that the struggle for social justice that has taken root in our country must incorporate everyone in society, including people living with disabilities,” said Michael Dergar, CEO of the Academy of Special Dreams.
An art collection empowering artists is being hosted at the new home of the Academy of Special Dreams Foundation, The Alhambra, 1000 S. Fremont Ave.
The exhibition gives a voice to people with disabilities by letting them express themselves as they seek equality and to be part of society.
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To view the Telemundo 52 story, visit https://www.telemundo52.com/fotosyvideos/programa-busca-emplear-a-jovenes-con-necesidades-especiales/2028646.
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The Academy of Special Dreams believes that all persons, regardless of their disabilities, should have equal opportunities to express their talents and to be successful in the arts.