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Renowned Alumni Interviewed by National Endowment for the Arts

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Renowned artist, writer and New Rochelle High School graduate Ted Meyer was recently interviewed by the National Endowment for the Arts. The interview transcript was published on Oct. 27.

Currently an artist-in-residence at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Meyer has worked for 16 years on a project combining art and medicine. “Scarred for Life: Mono-prints of Human Scars” features people who have lived through life-altering accidents and health crises.

Meyer is a lifelong patient with Gaucher’s Disease, an enzyme deficiency that affects bones and joints. Through his art, he seeks the continual improvement of patient-physician care. 

He has been featured in the New York Times, and the Washington Post. His book, “Scarred for Life,” is available on Amazon.