Lawrence University freshman Elena Santin is one of the Council’s 2019 Scholarship Winners. She and Council Writer Katherine Corbett discussed future plans, hobbies and adaptations for playing music with a visual impairment. Katherine Corbett: Tell me about the first time you knew you wanted to study piano performance. Elena Santin: I have been playing piano… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Elena Santin
To promote the dignity and empowerment of the people in Wisconsin who are blind and visually impaired by providing services, advocating legislation and educating the general public.
Advocating for Wisconsin residents who are blind or visually impaired on local, state and federal issues
At the annual fall Gallery Night exhibit, six Wisconsin artists who are blind or visually impaired have art on display and for sale. The fully accessible exhibit features work by: Richard Berholtz – ceramic masks; Duncan Hamilton – oil pastel paintings; Rosemarie Fortney – alcohol inks on Dibond; Alison Fortney – photography; and Albert Schmiege… Continue Reading Gallery Night Exhibit Open for Tours
Dining gift cards, a basketball autographed by UW Badgers head coach Greg Gard, dance lessons, and gift baskets are just a few of the items you will have the opportunity to bid on and win during the Council’s Vision for Tomorrow Online Auction. The online auction opens on Thursday, November 7 at noon and closes… Continue Reading Vision for Tomorrow Online Auction: Your Bid Helps the Council Create Welcoming Spaces