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Cynthia Weitzel is making plans for the arrival of five artists from the deaf community for a June residency at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minn. Shown here at the center April 8, 2014, she is also immersed in creating a wall mural for the Metro Deaf School in St. Paul that illustrates how educational “ingredients” go through a Willie Wonka-inspired machine to reach children. (Forum News Service photo by Ruth Nerhaugen)

Residency program for deaf artists a dream realized

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RED WING, Minn. -- Artists from the deaf community will travel from across the country to Red Wing’s Anderson Center in June to participate in the first ever Deaf Artists Residency Program.

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“This is something that deaf artists have dreamed about and talked about for a long time,” said Cynthia Weitzel, a year-round studio artist at the Anderson Center at Tower View who also is deaf.

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