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October 16, 2020
By Michael C. Butz
Making art brings with it many rewards. One of the biggest? Knowing your creativity made a difference to someone. Just ask Cleveland Institute of Art student Zharia Rahn.
Through her Community Projects course in spring, the Animation major connected with The Superhero Project, a Northeast Ohio nonprofit that pairs children who have disabilities or serious illnesses with artists who create personalized superheroes based on those children’s strengths, interests and personalities.
Rahn immediately fell in love with the concept. Project founder Lisa Kollins connected her to a 12-year-old girl with epilepsy. The reward was a set of photos of...continue reading
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