disabled artist with her artwork
Again this year, on Dec 2 and 3, the VDRC hosted the Artists with Disabilities Showcase at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Twenty artists participated in the juried show, which included paintings, photography, sculpture, woodwork, and fabric work. Hundreds of people came. One of the artists, Karen McLaughlin, said, “I found it very joyful.…
At the VDRC’s annual general meeting, September 28, 2016, keynote speaker Albert Ruel talked about the grassroots organizing to get the provincial government to pass accessibility legislation with teeth. Albert is a member of the steering committee of Barrier Free BC which is leading the campaign. The legislation would be called the British Columbians with…