Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Toyah Blackburn (37)

-Self-Portrait (Acceptance)-

Toyah writes:

I am a disabled female artist. I was born with spina bifida and subsequently use a wheelchair. The image is a self-portrait I did a few months ago: the scar has been on my back since birth. I wanted to document this, and celebrate my acceptance of the way my body looks. My plan is to do more painting and sculpture in the future about disability ...