Inspiring art of mouth from ‘no limb’ Kiwi teen

Ryan Boyd
Inspiring art of mouth from ‘no limb’ Kiwi teen

Jesse is an amazingly talented teenage artist, producing detailed and complex drawings. He also has no limbs.

Born without arms or legs, the 15 year old Kiwi lad has been in a wheelchair all his life, and undergone a staggering 45 procedures, including surgery on his back and small stump/arm.

But Jesse never let the lack of limbs stop him from being an artist.


Inspiring ‘Art of mouth’

Using nothing but his mouth and a pencil, Jesse has amazing artistic talent, creating drawings most multi-limbed people could only dream of.

With the need to raise funds for Jesse's special needs (next on the wish list is a modified car he can drive), and a desire to share his talented artwork, his parents set up the website 

Jesse’s mouth drawn art is an inspiring example of what can be achieved when you persevere in using what you do have, rather than focusing on what you don’t have.


Own your own piece

If you want to support both Jesse’s art and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, this awesome piece he sketched is now open to bids on TradeMe. The money from the auction goes to the Rescue Chopper.

Jesse Chopper Appeal sketch


Click the image to watch Jesse at work. You’ll be amazed.

Jesse Chopper Appeal Art



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