Coming Soon: Chairs of Inclusion


In honor of the 10th anniversary of JSDD’s Wae Center, a large scale collaborative art project is currently underway. Ten life sized chairs are being commissioned from professional artists, each of whom is working with the Center’s member artists to create a chair as an art/sculpture object. The chairs represent our belief that every person is entitled to a “seat at the table”– in our community and our family lives.

Ultimately, these chairs will travel as a group or individually and will be exhibited at a variety of venues, including museums, libraries, schools, houses of worship, etc. They are testimony to the talents that oftentimes lay hidden in people with special needs.

View a short film clip capturing some of the work

We are seeking sponsors to help bring this project to life. The chairs will be displayed publicly in a variety of venues throughout the community beginning in the fall 2014 at the Gala celebrating our Tenth Anniversary.

For more information contact Monica Schneider-Brewer @ 973-272-7154 or

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