Shanell Lee is an artist who attends the ADAPT Community Network day program in Staten Island.
Artist statement and Bio: “ I, Shanell, am very creative and artistic. I’m from Staten Island, New York, and I still live and make art here. My creativity comes from my heavenly Father and God, Jehovah as in accordance to my faith he is the Creator of all things. I view my ability in artwork as not only a talent but also a blessing. I have the determination to not let my disability stop me, as my disability is only temporary, since I have my faith on a new earth under the rule of God’s kingdom, I will have the ability to walk and run and enjoy good health as well as do.