An Interview with Bill Freer
George Hoyt, a friend with whom I write [you have read his work in previous issues of the Journal], called one day and said, "I have a gift for you." He then went on to explain with great excitement about an artist who was physically challenged and uses the sun and a magnifying glass to burn beautiful patterns into wood. George shared the art and the story of Bill Freer, who is in a wheelchair as a result of spina bifida.
I asked George to interview Bill for this issue of the Journal...to reflect his personal story of being an artist, a person who is physically challenged, and a person who is definitely not handicapped.
George W. …