Frank Cammarata III, MPA, Executive Director

Frank Cammarata III, MPA, Executive Director

The Erie County Office for People with Disabilities was created to ensure that Erie County's citizens with disabilities would have a direct voice in County government; to make available to such citizens an advocate who could work within the county structure to develop and enhance services; and to oversee facilities and programs by the County.



 

 

What's Happening in Office for People with Disabilities

Works of all abilities on display at Kenan House Gallery
On view February 21 - March 21

Starlight Studio and Art Gallery is one of the first studios of its kind in WNY that supports artists of all abilities in their artistic development. Located in downtown Buffalo, Starlight is home to over 40 artists with learning and/or developmental disabilities and has supported the creation of dozens of vibrant works now on display at the Kenan House Gallery.

“Starlight Studio and Art Gallery is an organization that knows the power of art,” says Events Manager Alyssa Mays of the Kenan Center. “We are thrilled to make this work more accessible to the Niagara County community.”

The exhibition highlights the work of 13 artists including Dana Graap, Chace Lobley, Eric Johnson, John Budney, Debbie Medwin, John Montedoro, Jocelyn Triggle, Paul Chandler, Kelly Evans, Larell Potter, Shamika Long, Sonya Lewis and Zeyneb Johnson.

The Kenan House Gallery is open to the public Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. Groups can call 716-433-2617 to schedule their visit. Exhibition will be on view thru March 21.

More information can be found at www.kenancenter.org or by calling 716-433-2617.

Starlight Studio and Art Gallery supporting inclusion in the arts since 2005