Jesse Buckwalter is an award-winning photographer in Lancaster PA. He is a young man with Asperger Syndrome, a form of autism. He overcomes many challenges as he continues to develop his talent for composing photographs.
Tom has always had a creative spirit, from drawing cartoons, to writing stories, and building creative things from his imagination. However, once he was given an opportunity to learn about woodworking, this soon became his passion!
Tiffany has blossomed as she found a passion and a true talent for crafting jewelry, miniatures from clay, paper greeting cards and beautiful mixed media art. Mixed media art is the use of different textures, materials, inks and paints to create interesting and unique artistic pieces.
Dorrin Gingerich was in high school when he was diagnosed with dystonia, a neurological disorder. At 24, he was forced to leave his full time job and that was when his art career began to bloom. He began working in collage and then moved to acrylic on canvas. Dorrin's work is colorful, energetic and completely unique.
From his home in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, after allowing caregivers to put his choice of color paint on his canvas and placing the brush in his one useful hand, Keven happily begins painting. He paints abstract pictures that speak. Look to see what you can see and your heart can hear.
Paul McAuliffe is a world/ethnic flute player, flute maker, drummer, storyteller, songwriter, autism advocate and short story writer from Panama City, Florida. He has a unique passion for bamboo and wood flutes from all over the world.
Adversity can deal creativity a setback, but seldom stifles it. Jonathan Whitlock grew up with a love of drawing. He started drawing in second grade, and by age 15 he knew art was going to be his calling. He doodled constantly and took it upon himself to study the classic artists, particularly the cubists.