Young artist with Down syndrome hosts first exhibition Saturday in Weston
The work of Daniela Jahn Cano, a 24-year-old artist with Down syndrome, will be unveiled during a reception at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Art Institute of Weston, 2900 Glades Circle, Suite 160.
The free exhibit highlights more than 80 of her works.
The exhibit, called "I am a Down Syndrome Artist," will remain on display throughout the month. It is the first exhibit for the Venezuelan woman, who has been expressing herself through art since she was a girl.
She is the granddaughter of internationally known artist Conchita Firgau, the owner of the Art Institute of Weston. She spends her summers with Firgau in Weston, where she has developed as an artist.
For more information on the Art Institute of Weston or this exhibit, call 954-659-9050 or visit www.artinstitute.info