Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq

Artist Website Rubbena is a London-based artist and facilitator whose work concerns culture, deaf identity and, as a deaf woman of Pakistani heritage, the multi-faceted nature of being a ‘minority within a minority’ Through painting and installations, she creates visual representations of language and emotional expression through her use of colour and form. Rubbena [...]

Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq2024-01-19T20:14:28-05:00

Laurie Shapiro

Artist Website Laurie Shapiro (b. Mineola, NY 1990) is a mixed-media artist in Los Angeles, California. Shapiro received her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012, and also studied abroad at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey in 2011. Various institutions, including the San Diego Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, Otherworld, [...]

Laurie Shapiro2023-11-16T20:18:29-05:00

Brad Thornberry

Brad Thornberry grew up in Portland, Ore. He studied art at Western Oregon University (WOU). He was an art teacher at Washington School for the Deaf (WSD). He is now retired and spends time with his lady. His digital art has been exhibited at the Deaf Spotlight - group art exhibition in 2019 and won [...]

Brad Thornberry2023-10-30T23:03:34-04:00

Janhavi Khemka

Artist Website   Born in 1993 in Varanasi, Janhavi Khemka is an interdisciplinary artist in India and Chicago. She attends the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in pursuit of a Master of fine arts degree in print media. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting and printmaking from the [...]

Janhavi Khemka2023-07-05T12:30:24-04:00

Lori Stambler-Dunsmore

The act of creating visual mediums demonstrates my unbounded intuition as a contemporary artist to produce works of important personal insights and interactive experiences in the form of collage art. My artistic interest in and commitment to collage/photomontage/mixed media developed at a later age in my life, after being dormant for many years.  It has allowed [...]

Lori Stambler-Dunsmore2023-07-03T14:13:01-04:00

Renuka Sundaram

Renuka Sundaram was born deaf, raised oral and is currently learning sign to better immerse herself with the Deaf community as well as other deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. Renuka has a doctorate in Education and a Masters in Art Therapy. She has been an artist from childhood. Most of her clinical and academic experiences have [...]

Renuka Sundaram2021-05-10T16:04:37-04:00

Yusuf Yahya

Yusuf Yahya was born in Washington, D.C. He is the only Deaf child in his hearing family. His parents are very musical: his father played the piano, and his mother was a jazz singer. They were playing in a band when, at the age of three, he began dancing. After graduating from the Model Secondary [...]

Yusuf Yahya2020-07-22T20:57:52-04:00

Michelle Osterhout

Artist's Website   Michelle is Deaf, married, a mother of four Coda kids in college and HS. She is a RIT alumnus with a BFA, from CFAA ‘93, SVP ‘87. Owner of a small ~elle’s expressions, jewelry/arts business, on the side.  She has worked for Deaf C.A.N. since ‘93 and has been teaching ASL [...]

Michelle Osterhout2023-07-05T12:41:14-04:00

Vicki Campos-Hamilton

Artist's Website   Vicki "Vickers" Campos-Hamilton was born in Carmel, California. Vicki has always been creative, excelling in all of her art classes. She was raised orally until she discovered ASL in college. At CSUN, she received her BA in Deaf Studies with an emphasis on Human Services in 1988. She moved to NYC [...]

Vicki Campos-Hamilton2023-07-05T12:14:18-04:00

Fran Flaherty

Artist's Website   Fran Flaherty is a deaf artist living in Pittsburgh, PA. As a first generation immigrant from the Philippines, her work is centered on issues surrounding migrant family relations and assimilation, maternal feminism, disability aesthetics, and social work. She synthesizes traditional media (painting, printmaking, and ceramics) and physical computing (digital inkjet printing [...]

Fran Flaherty2023-07-05T12:23:05-04:00
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