Fostering a Love of Sports and Painting
Fostering a Love of Sports and Painting

Our group home resident fosters a love of sports and painting through his passion for art.

sports-and-paintingJack is a 34 year old man who has been living in an Easterseals UCP Group Home in Lincolnton, NC for the past five years. He’s a big Tarheel fan and he loves to paint. Jack also has multiple developmental disabilities, including cerebral palsy, but he doesn’t let that slow him down.

After expressing interest in art, he took a painting class at Catawba Valley Community College. He has also participated in courses through UMAR Arts Center in Lincolnton, an arts center and gallery that provides instructional day programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Jack’s art is currently on display in the gallery and he has a waiting list for commissioned pieces.

Read the full article published in the Lincoln-Times News!

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