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Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

Barbara Oswald

“My focus provides a creative way for me to share my ‘lack of visual acuity’ and my passion for artistic expression. My work often surprise sighted people. It takes time to ‘see’ the visual image. Is there a foreground? When does the background become the foreground?

Barbara graduated with a Bachelor of Science and studied painting in Vienna, Austria.  She earned a Masters in Education with an emphasis in organizational development and continued with a career dedicated to individuals with disabling conditions, with an emphasis on cross disability awareness.

Between 2014 and 2019, Barbara owned a retail art gallery focused on artwork by people with disabling conditions.

“I am currently the director of ReVision Arts, focusing on curating Please Touch, a tactile art exhibit.

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