For the month of February, the Piermont Library presents Andrew Weatherly: The Art Beyond a
Syndrome. We hope you enjoy this inspiring collection of paintings, photographs, and poetry.
From the Artist…….
Welcome! It’s exciting to return to the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library and exhibit
some of my work. This virtual exhibit of The Art Beyond A Syndrome includes selections of my
paintings, poetry and photography.
Art is a meaningful tool that I use for personal growth. It has allowed me to overcome obstacles
while creating new opportunities. Born with Down Syndrome, art also provides me with a unique
avenue for advocating for persons with disabilities. I enjoy working in acrylics as it offers me
fluidity in blending colors. I find inspiration in so many places; the beaches of Cape Cod, the
NY Botanical Gardens, walks along the Piermont Pier, daytrips to the many fascinating sites in
New York, or just watching the sun set behind the reservoir A camera is always at hand! My
photographs provide me with ideas for paintings, as does my poetry; and vice a versa. These
three mediums work in tandem to create a whole vision, inviting the viewer to see many
dimensions that make up the person I am, reflected in the collections of “The Art Beyond A
With the exception of “Good Morning Sun” (watercolor), the paintings in this exhibit are acrylic
on canvas. All original paintings and limited edition photographs are available for sale.
“Abundance” (featured) is available only as a print. To purchase a piece of work from this
exhibit, or a copy of my books, “The Art Beyond A Syndrome, True Colors – Vol. III”, or “When
I Close My Eyes, Vol. II”, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the name of
the piece that sparked your interest. For your convenience, payment and pickup will be held at
the Piermont Library. The Piermont Public Library will benefit from a portion of all of the sales,
including my books.
I invite you to visit my website, www.andrewweatherly.com, and learn a bit more about my