Powered by

Unable to speak, but eloquent on canvas

Aug 25, 2019 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Observers are often mystified by Kari Wagner as she paints, and not because she has cerebral palsy that prevents her from speaking or using her hands. Or because she paints with a brush that is braced at the center of her forehead.

Its just that, as an artist, Wagner doesn't let on about what she's creating as she carefully moves her head to brush on the canvas layer upon layer of color.

"She's very private" when she paints, said her father, Gary Wagner.

The end results are cle...