Tampa Bay artists with disabilities exhibit at prestigious Dallas gallery
* August 14th, 2010 10:45 pm Excerpts - follow link for entire article
Countless talented disabled artists have gotten their start with VSA Florida.
Photo: VSA Florida
"Art and Ability" is the focus of an exhibit at the highly-regarded Martin Lawrence Galleries in Dalls, Texas and includes some of the works of Tampa Bay artists Jack "Mr B." Beverland and Susan Kubes.
The exhibit opened on August 12th and runs through August 26th and highlights the creative talents of fifty-seven so called "disabled" artists from nine states, including Florida. Besides being from the Sunshine State, Mr. Beverland and Ms. Kubes represent VSA Florida, The State Organization on Arts and Disability (VSA Florida.)
VSA Florida provides arts, education and cultural opportunities by and for people with disabilities. It was founded in 1981 and is a member of VSA, the International...