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Local arts organization expands initiative promoting artists who are disabled

3 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A Chicago arts organization is expanding an initiative to support and promote artists who are deaf and disabled.
"I call myself a hybrid artist and a multi-artist because I bring a lot of different elements to my work," artist Tsehaye Hebert said.
Hebert's work is committed to inclusivity.
"I had an illness-related disability and ended up being hospitalized for 6 months in isolation. I had a tracheotomy, I could not talk and I was paralyzed and I thought I'll never work again," Hebert said.
Hebert did return to work after being in a wheelchair for approximately a year. In 2020...
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