Corbett OToole

Corbett OToole was a 504 protester and is a queer disabled elder, artist, community organizer, activist, writer, speaker, publisher and mentor. 

Nominator: “Her book “My Fading Scars” was an incredible model for how to write accessibly.”

Nominator: “Many people know Corbett as an incredible activist but she is also an amazing and very powerful artist. If you saw her work at the San Francisco Art Institute you will know how deep her work goes and how she is always pushing deeper and deeper for more meaning.”

A bold painting of the head and shoulders of a smiling white woman with short brown hair, a pair of glasses on her head, a bright blue top, and a string of beads.
Corbett O’Toole by Ranjit Dhillon, acrylic paint on canvas board, 11 x 14 inches, 2019

IMAGE: A bold painting of the head and shoulders of a smiling white woman with short brown hair, a pair of glasses on her head, a bright blue top, and a string of beads. 

Ranjit Dhillon has only recently begun to create at Artful Steps.