Teaneck Exhibits Work Of Closter Artist With Down Syndrome

TEANECK, N.J. -- A Closter artist with Down Syndrome whose art was exhibited at the Smithsonian is presenting his work through August at the Teaneck Library.

Artist Andrew Weatherly.
Artist Andrew Weatherly. Photo Credit:

Andrew Weatherly's exhibit of painting, poetry and photography will be on display.

 Artwork is a tool Weatherly uses to advocate for people with disabilities, he said on his website.

His work has been shown nationally as well as abroad, including exhibits at The Smithsonian, London, Cape Cod Museum of Art, and Morristown Medical Center.

He is the author of "The Art Beyond a Syndrome" and his poetry has appeared in numerous publications, such as two New Jersey Wordsmith Poetry Annuals, and “Voices of Peace Poetry,” Veterans for Peace and Arts Foundation. 

He is represented by galleries in Boston and Manchester, U.K.

Weatherly is a painter, poet and photographer, and chooses the medium that offers him the best avenue for self expression, he says on his website. 

More about the artist and his work can be found on his website.

For more information about the exhibit, call the library, 201-837-4171.

The Teaneck Library is located at 840 Teaneck Road. 

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