Our building is closed today and until further notice because of water damage. Access Living staff is working remotely. Look for more updates to be posted here as they become available.

Sandie Yi


Sandie has a MFA degree from the University of California Berkeley and a MA in art therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a disabled artist and disability culture worker whose work, Crip Couture, focuses on wearable art made for and with disabled people. Sandie recently defended her Ph D dissertation in Disability Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  

Sandie was the artist-in-residence and her work “Project ImPerfect, baby onesies” is in the permanent collection at Access Living. Her research interests include Disability Arts and Culture; disability fashion; accessibility design and programming for arts and cultural venues; and social justice-based art therapy. She is the program director of Disability Culture Activism Lab (DCAL), a partnering project with the Department of Art Therapy and Counseling at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work can be found: http://www.cripcouture.org