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Chicago Innovators: Sandie Yi

Painting of artist Sandie Yi.

Painting by Irina Zadov

Chicago Innovators: Artist Sandie Yi wins national fellowship to expand disability culture

Sandie Yi’s goal as an artist is to create disability culture and to make the arts more accessible. Thanks to a $50,000 grant, she’ll be able to dream up different ways to continue that work in Chicago.

Yi joins Reset to share what it means to be named a 2022 Disability Futures Fellow, and how the disability community in Chicago helped her embrace her identity.

GUEST: Sandie (Chun-Shan) Yi, Chicago artist; assistant professor in the department of art therapy and counseling at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; coordinator for arts and culture projects at Access Living

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