SCI Superstar: Mariam Pare

They always say once an artist, always an artist. For Mariam Pare, who hails from Chicago and is one of the best mouth painters in the world, this couldn’t be more true. Injured when she was 20 in a shooting, her passion for art refused to be diminished after becoming paralyzed.

From graduating with a degree in fine art to selling her work with one of the most renowned disability artistic organizations in the world, read on for Mariam’s remarkable story of artistic triumph in the face of paralysis. Read this entry

Podcast 91: Mariam Pare – beautiful, talented mouthpainter

In podcast 91, Tiffiny is joined by Mariam Pare, a hyper-talented quadriplegic and renowned mouth painter from Chi-town.

They talk about her art, how she’s able to paint so amazingly well with her mouth and why she chose her mouth over her hands as the way she paints (she’s a C6 injury).

They also gab about dating (oh my), fashion and various (better) self-cathing options.