These Artists Defied All Odds!


Image via Wyoming Arts

Image via Wyoming Arts

These artists have overcome incredible obstacles, and found a way to not only survive, but thrive. Each of these talented individuals found a way to communicate to the world through art, a way to channel their pain and frustration, and turn it into some of the most brilliant works of art the world has ever seen! How are you pursuing your dreams? See what these artists did for their passion, and be encouraged to follow their footsteps!

1. Moses Hamilton

Image via Moses Art

Image via Moses Art

Moses has been paralyzed from the chest down since he suffered a terrible car accident in 2003. While in recovery, he joined a class that was helping those with disabilities learn to paint with a brush in their mouth. After the first class, he gave up. His teacher gave him a few mouthpieces and brushes to take home, “just in case.” Now he spends 4 hours a day, 4-5 days a week, painting scenes from his home in Hawaii. You can check out more of his work here.

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