Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Yo Soy...Je Sui...I Am....The Future

While I was at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday, I popped in to the Young@art Gallery to see what was on display.  The exhibit was from the annual VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities art exhibition.  The children were asked to answer these questions in their artistic expressions:
Who will I be in the future?
Where will I live?
What are my hopes and dreams?
How will I change the world?
The art was very inspiring.  The photo above is from 10-year old Aden C. of Manassas Virginia.  It's called Colorful Patterns and being a lover of all patterns, it really appealed to me.

16-year old Nicholas B created the piece above called Symphony Rift.  Nicholas is from Wahiawa Hawaii and I'd say he has an exceptional artistic talent.

This last one is from 18-year old Hali G. from Arizona and it's called simply "self-portrait".
The VSA organization was founded by Jean Kennedy Smith 35 years ago and is now part of the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.


Mersad said...

Nicholas really has amazing talent!

Mersad Donko Photography

Steve Reed said...

Great work!

Lowell said...

Lots of talented kids involved in this wonderful program. I laughed at the last picture, though, 'cause when I first say it I thought it was a portrait of Barbara Walters! :)

VP said...

Not bad, much better than some contemporary 'artists'!

William Kendall said...

Nicholas' work particularly strikes a chord.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

10 years old, goodness there's a future artist for sure Sharon. Did you say these young people were disabled? Art knows no boundaries!

RedPat said...

These are fabulous, Sharon!

cieldequimper said...

That's simply brilliant and should be done more often!

Halcyon said...

I really like this! It's nice to give young people a chance to show their talent.
PS: The French should be je suis... :)

Lois said...

Those kids have some talent!