Buffalo, NY – Aspire of WNY is proud to announce that Sharlene Williams, a prolific participant in the iXpress Arts Program is being honored with her first solo exhibition. Ms. Williams, who is blessed with a potent imagination and unbridled creativity, will share drawings, paintings, and mixed media artwork as part of her exhibit titled, “Got the Notion: The Artwork of Sharlene Williams”. The display also includes two short films that Ms. Williams has written and developed. The exhibit is open now during normal library hours. A casual opening reception will be held on Thursday July 30th at the Buffalo Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Ms. Williams will be on hand at the reception to greet visitors. Aspire of WNY’s iXpress Arts Program is a community of local artists with developmental and other disabilities who are supported through Aspire. This solo exhibit is a first for an iXpress artist, however, collectively their works have been featured at venues all over Western New York including Burchfield-Penney Art Center and UB Center for the Arts. For more information, call Lisa Brown, Art Facilitator at (716) 505-5530 or firstname.lastname@example.org Note: The “Got the Notion” exhibit is being displayed on the Library’s second floor, just outside of the adaptive computer lab. For directions inside the library, please visit the information desk. Aspire of WNY has been a leader in providing innovative, person-centered programs and services for children and adults with developmental and other disabilities for nearly 70 years. Visit http://www.aspirewny.org or call (716) 505-5830 to learn more about our personalized assistance empowering individuals to achieve their full potential and live as independently as possible.