Life Story: Lois Curtis (c. 1969–2022)

The story of a disability activist and artist whose Supreme Court case fundamentally changed the lives of Americans with disabilities.

Lois Curtis visiting the Obama White House

Pete Souza, President Barack Obama looks at a painting presented to him by artist Lois Curtis, center, during their meeting in the Oval Office, June 20, 2011. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.