Art spotlight: Artists with disabilities

  • Article by: MARY ABBE , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 2, 2013 - 3:32 PM

Painting by Susan Zinschlag

International Art Show by Artists With Disabilities

Continuing: Now in its 50th year, the Sister Kenny Institute’s annual event is rightly known as a source of good art for a very good cause. This year’s exhibit features 363 paintings, drawings, watercolors, photos, mixed media and sculpture by 205 mostly American artists whose disabilities range from strokes and spinal cord injuries to cerebral palsy, schizophrenia and blindness. Of the sale proceeds, 75 percent goes to the artists, 25 percent to purchase art for Sister Kenny hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. through May 24. Free. Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Campus, 800 E. 28th St., Mpls. www.allinahealth.org/ahs/ski.nsf/page/artshow)

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