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Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

Basic Member
Creating Art and Equitable Access to Local Creative Things

Multi-media artist, Educator, Spinal Arachnoiditis Survivor, Single Mom, and US Army Veteran residing in Upstate NY; Sheila L. Kalkbrenner uses the arts to achieve her vocational rehabilitation self-employment goals. Influenced by Indigenous Wisdom, Environmental Conservation, Synthetism, Impressionism, and Conceptual Expressionism; she obtained her BFA and MSEd degrees at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. 

Sheila is a New Moon Circle Facilitator, & member of:

The Wellness Universe,

 The Allegany County Arts Association,

And the Rise Above Holistic Wellness Center

Awards and Affiliations

Host and Curator for Art For  providing healing art activities and coping tools for Survivors(2007); Sheila is a thriving Spinal Arachnoiditis Survivor, a VIDA Voices Fashion Collection Artist, an ACCESS-VR Small business grant recipient, a graduate of the ACCORD Business Center Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (2010), and a graduate of…

Causes and Organizations

Founder and Project Manager for the Art For Arachnoiditis Project~ A charitable art project to Empower Fellow Spinal Arachnoiditis Survivors; it is fiscally sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts.


I Stand For Love Day Global Annual Activities, The Slow Music Movement,  American Legion…

Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

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