Sara Jane Parsons, mouth painter, watercolorist, resides in Austin, Texas with her partner, and their dog and cat. Largely self-taught, she began painting in watercolor as a creative outlet after becoming quadriplegic due to a car accident. When asked if it’s difficult to paint as she does, holding the brush in her mouth, her standard reply is, “I don’t know. I’ve never done it any other way!” Sara Jane’s work has been recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. She
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