Day: January 19, 2017

Minna Hong

I am a serious curious dabbler. Throughout my life, dabbling has always been a great source of therapy and joy. It’s my happy place. The problem was, I did not have enough time to hang out at my happy place; the realities of life had a tendency to creep in. Killjoy! In February 1999, my …

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Jaehn Clare

Jaehn (pronounced “Jane”) is a theatre artist with more than forty years of experience as an actor, director, producer, playwright, touring artist, teaching artist, access advocate/activist, and arts administrator. She is interested in serving as a consultant, learning facilitator or speaker in service to progressive public discourse concerning access and inclusion issues and policies. Jaehn’s personal and professional …

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Stephany Glassing

At the age of 19, due to a car accident, I became paralyzed.  The years after this became my journey, which has become a very fulfilling life, but at one point while raising my child I needed to find an outlet to express myself.  A therapy that I did for me and it was ok if no …

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Connor Ensign

Connor Ensign is a young man who is passionate about art- all kinds of art!  He loves music, theatre, animation, architecture, and of course his favorite, the visual arts!  Art has always been his best way to communicate what he feels.When he was only six years old, his artwork was selected to represent the North …

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Angad Sahgal

Angad is an 18 years old young man who likes to dabble in painting. His work reflects his passion for travel, animals and people! He enjoys horse riding, soccer and loves his dog Aby. Angad is a black belt in karate and is a member of the Police Explorers program. His dream – to have a career …

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Sulaimon

It’s not just within the religious circle that the word “Calling” may be relevant. Even something being done by an individual, especially at its best to fulfilling a special purpose and impacting lives could either be a Calling. A gentleman of few words is Sulaimon. When he gets on the microphone, you’ll listen with great …

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Juvaes Stratton

Artist Juvaes Lavelle started his adolescence like most boys do; as an athlete. For him art was simply a hobby. It was not until his middle school teacher planted a seed of confidence did he realize his true potential and natural talent. Juvaes entered one of Atlanta’s number one visual arts program under the guidance …

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Yu Qian

YU QIAN is 23 years old and learned pottery at Johns Creek Art Gallery from his mother Keok Lim or KB as she likes to be called. KB is a dentist by profession but left her practice to homeschool her son, Yu Qian, who has autism. One of Yu Qian’s greatest pleasures is losing himself in …

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Jon Crais

Jon Crais is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Culinary Arts and Foodservice management. It was his dream to open a restaurant, but fate had other things planned for him. On December 7, 2013 a car accident changed his life forever. He sustained a traumatic brain injury and was in …

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Peter An

Meet Peter An, an Asian American artist,  who brings forth from his autism a unique understanding of life, love, fun and happiness. His visionary use of color and narrative provides a hopeful, refreshing understanding of humanity and the best of what this world has to offer..