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Young artists at work

New self-portraits by young artists have brightened the DHMC campus.

With some help from DMS second-year medical student Suzannah Luft, a group of young artists have added a personal touch to the DHMC campus. Students with special needs, such as autism or developmental delays, that Luft met while teaching children's art classes at the AVA Gallery in Lebanon, N.H., created life-sized self portraits that were transferred to aluminum. The kids then painted the silhouettes, and the portraits were installed on the grounds of the medical center.

Read more about the project in the article "Kids plus paint equals exuberance" in the Winter 2010 issue of Dartmouth Medicine. To see photos of the kids at work, see the photos below.

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