Friday, March 15, 2013

Blind Art & Photography

People who are visually impaired or blind have found creative talents in the area of art and photography. There are many ways to make art accessible to all people. Art as any of the other "Arts" should be explored without boundaries or barriers. Here are some incredible examples of how it can be created:

Art Beyond Sight has many resources you can access for art education. There are no limitations unless we place them there. This is an incredible outlet and a way for those with visual impairments or blindness to develop their creative niche and express themselves in truly original ways. Some may find a career in this area. Blind Art displays a variety of pieces of work. Please take a look to appreciate the gifts and talents of these artists and to get some ideas to support your students. Here are some resources for lesson plans:

Alliance for Equality for Blind Canadians

Blind Art Gallery

Art Education Daily

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