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Painting in the Dark

Esref Armagan, Blind Artist

By Rachelle Burk
Narrated by Bronson Pinchot & Katherine Kellgren / 44 minutes

In 1953, Esref Armagan was born completely blind to a poor family in Istanbul, Turkey. He received no formal education and spent his childhood days in his father's shop, where he developed the curiosity to create and draw. He experienced the world through touch and learned to visually reproduce his surroundings, including color, shadows, and perspective, with his hands.This blind artist's story will be an inspiration to young artists of all abilities.This audiobook won the 2017 Wilbur Award for Best Youth/Children Audiobook. It was also a finalist for the 2017 New York Festivals International Radio Program's awards for Best Nonfiction Audiobook as well as for Best Solo Narration.

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Narrator Bronson Pinchot & Katherine Kellgren
ISBN 9781470862077
Length 44 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged Rank #64,122 Overall
Genre Rank #3,223 in Young Adult

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