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Art From Visually Impaired Is Showcased

Form in Art exhibition at Wills Eye Institute Credit: Lynne Adkins

Form in Art exhibition at Wills Eye Institute Credit: Lynne Adkins

(Photo by Ed Fischer) Lynne Adkins
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By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An exhibition of art from visually impaired artists is underway in Philadelphia.

You can view and buy works from more than 40-legally blind adult artists at the Form in Art exhibition at Wills Eye Institute.

Alice Lea Tasman pictured Credit:  Lynne Adkins

Alice Lea Tasman pictured Credit: Lynne Adkins

Show Chair, Alice Lea Tasman says the works are produced in classes held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

“They can show their works and people buy these things and so they are making their own way in life being blind or visually impaired and it’s a wonderful thing it’s a testimony not only to them but it’s a great outreach for our hospital,” Tasman says.

The pieces are on display on the 8th floor at Wills Eye Institute in the 8-hundred block of Walnut Street.

All proceeds go to the artist.