Cheryl joins the “Making Art Accessible” panel

Join filmmaker and photographer Alyscia Cunningham in a virtual walk-through of her accessible exhibit, I Am More Than My Hair, followed by a panel discussion with art and accessibility experts who are working to change the ways we experience art. The panelists will discuss the importance of accessibility and ways to make exhibitions accessible through the use of Braille, ASL, closed captioning, audio description, 3-D printing, and more. Opening remarks will be provided by Councilmember Will Jawando, and a closing poem will be read by Jeanetta Price, Founder of Blind Girl Magic LLC.

Panelists: Alyscia Cunningham, Author, Filmmaker, and Photographer. Ann Cunningham, Moderator, Tactile Artist, Author. Becky Emmert, Head of Accessibility at the Portland Art Museum. Brandy “Unique the Deaf Dancer” Mimms, Deaf Choreographer, Dancer. Cheryl Green, Digital Artist, Captioner, Audio Describer. Julie Hein, Audio Describer, Educator, Biologist, Interpretive Development. Marguerite Woods, Sculptor, President of At-Large Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland.

Watch the captioned panel recording.

By Cheryl

An access artist focused on creative, culturally-responsive captions and audio description, podcaster, and filmmaker. 2017 AIR New Voices Scholar, 2020 DOC NYC New Leader, Member-Owner at New Day Films since 2016.