Salvador Sanchez is a Deaf multimedia artist, illustrator, animator, and graphic designer. He grew up and works in New York. He has a remarkable gift for art and feels affection for his paintings. His graphic design work and illustrations explore visual representations of ASL signs, while his paintings are a representation of wakefulness, his visions, his experience with deafness, and his search for personal identity.
He starts with an interesting subject, such as a self-portrait, and then sees what happens next. He hopes to accomplish learning new creative skills, learning more about art, and sharing his art. He hopes to share his experiences and help people learn ASL animation through his animations. He's been part of art organizations in Westchester and Rockland since 2018.
I chose to focus on the future instead of dwelling on what I've lost, because that's destructive. I have huge barriers to overcome, but I look at myself and how far I've come already, and feel optimistic.