Alhambra City Hall Lobby
Academy of Special Dreams Foundation presents:
Uniting Borders 2020. An Inclusive Art Exhibition that Empowers Inclusion through Art.
15 individual stories of these featured artists are powerful. They lead to a better understanding of the issues people with disabilities face in our societies around the globe. The Academy of Special Dreams Foundation invites you to stop by the Alhambra, City Hall lobby this August 2020 to enjoy this wonderful and inclusive art exhibition. This Art Exhibition makes an impact Empowering Artists giving a voice to people with disabilities to express themselves as they seek equality and inclusion in our society as a critical need. The Academy of Special Dreams Foundation Platform provides accessible and straightforward venue in Alhambra City Hall that allow people with disabilities to have a presence, be recognized and appreciated regardless of their disabilities. We give many thanks to the City of Alhambra and our sponsors for giving us this opportunity and support to showcase the talent of artists with disabilities.
This exhibition underscores the principle that the struggle for social justice that has taken root in our country must incorporate everyone in society, including people living with disabilities, and will feature Flavia Zuñiga-West, a Los Angeles-based art educator and curriculum developer who draws upon her African American and Mexican heritage to forge culturally responsive art, Shawn Gong, a high-functioning autistic young man from the San Gabriel Valley who is pursuing a career in photography, and Isaac Mathis, a self-taught autistic artist whose goal is to become a professional artist using his favorite medium, pastels, for easier blending and detailing.
Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.