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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 118 UNEXPECTED ART FORMS

The Art of Adaptation

DON BANIA, JR.

 

Although Don Bania has been drawing since early childhood, his style has drastically changed since 1970—he no longer uses his hands.

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Chat Line by and courtesy of Don Bania.

 

Shortly after graduating from high school, a devastating motorcycle crash left Don paralyzed from the shoulders down. After a dark period of drug and alcohol abuse, Don experienced a spiritual transformation at the age of 26 that awakened his zeal for life—and for drawing. He notes, “My brokenness ...

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