Festival of Trees Jeff Hanson Art

Visually Impaired Artist Takes Holiday Giving to HeART

Jeff Hanson, a 24-year-old visually impaired artist who has a goal of raising $10 million for children’s charities by age 30, is much closer to his goal after raising $100,000 in November.

Update your social media profile for Eclipse Week with Jeff Hanson’s “Moondance”

Download the image above and update your social media profile picture with Jeff Hanson Art, “Moondance,” (nod to Van Morrison) for Eclipse Week. “Moondance” by Jeff Hanson Acrylic on Heavily Textured Canvas 36″ x 36″ x 2.5″ “Moondance” was inspired by the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017. The painting title is a “shout-out” to…

CBS Sunday Morning: Inner Vision

Inner Vision As Aired 03.29.15 a feature story on artist, Jeff Hanson produced by John R.  D’Amelio correspondent Tracy Smith

The Huffington Post

Though an optic nerve tumor nearly blinded Jeff Hanson, the 17-year-old hasn’t let the condition interfere with his creativity or determination to help others, CNN reports. Jeff started painting and crafting note cards while undergoing radiation treatment, and in the five years since his diagnosis, Jeff has donated more than $350,000 from the sale of…

USA Today

Jeff Hanson took up art at age 12 as he started to lose his sight, and has managed to raise more than $1 million for charity. Despite Jeff Hanson’s visual impairment, he uses bright colors in an abstract form. His favorite color is purple. Story Highlights Doctors diagnosed Jeff Hanson with an optic tumor when he…

People Magazine

Five years ago Jeff Hanson fought the fight of his life. Battling neurofibromatosis, a genetic disease that threatened to leave him blind, Hanson, then 12, underwent five months of chemotherapy and six weeks of radiation.  To lift his spirits, he began painting watercolors on note cards and selling them from a card table in his…

Kansas City Home & Garden

The Hanson house in Overland Park is literally a work in progress. Not in terms of renovation or remodeling, but rather a vibrant rotation of original art that frames a dynamic and fluid interior. Seventeen-year-old artist phenom Jeffrey Owen Hanson, the family’s youngest member, has a hobby-turned-career that punctuates every surface of the home. Jeff…

CNN Headline News

by Natalie Angley To view this article on CNN’s website, click here » (CNN) — At 12 years old, Jeff Hanson was struggling to see the world around him. “He was walking off curbs and falling down staircases because he couldn’t see that they were there,” said his dad, Hal Hanson. Hanson had been diagnosed…
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