January Artist of the Month: Celebrating the Work of Artists Affected by Multiple Sclerosis
How do you express yourself? For many people, art can be a means of expressing the inexpressible – or even the realities of living with MS.
Whether art is a means of coping, a method of storytelling, or simply a creative outlet, it’s hard to deny that there are certainly some talented artists within the MS community.
This January, we are pleased to feature the work of artist Michelle Hotchkiss:
About the Artist:
“My name is Michelle Hotchkiss. I live on a small farm in a small town in Alaska with my husband, a very large dog and my dog-tolerant cat. I have two wonderful adult children and two of the cutest grandchildren ever born.
I finally had a diagnosis of MS in 1994 after years of odd symptoms. In 1994, I had a serious and scary attack which resulted in diagnosis of MS within days. It took a while, but I fortunately recovered and was able to return to work and lead a very active and outdoorsy lifestyle.”
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