Raw Beauty Project NYC exhibit is a collaboration between mobileWOMEN.org and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, to improve access, education and outreach to women with disabilities, one of the most underserved populations in the disabled community. These women put into motion the essence of life and do not let challenges deter them, as they are sensual, ambitious, creative and confident. They define the meaning of Raw Beauty.
The exhibit made it's debut on September 20, 2014 at ACA Galleries in New York City and continues to tour around the country.The funds raised go to support the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation whose mission is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.
About The Project
“Raw Beauty NYC” is an innovative visual arts project designed to inspire the public to create new perceptions, transform stereotypes and breakthrough personal obstacles by expanding awareness of women with physical challenges. This photography exhibit is a collaboration between photographers and twenty women living with various types of disabilities that showcases their beauty, empowerment and sensuality. The audience glimpses into the lives of these incredible women through photography and biography.