After his childhood in Mazatlan, Mexico and his formative years in California, Dergar discovered his passion to help artists with disabilities by creating the Academy of Special Dreams Foundation who’s mission is to bring public awareness and Recognition to artists with disabilities.
He lives and works mainly in Pasadena, California Area. Dergar tries everyday to help to make a more inclusive society in the arts exclusively artist with disabilities.
His artwork can be seen in galleries and internationally. “I PAINT TO HELP” Says, Michael Dergar! If I can make a difference with my talent, I will definitely use it to bring people together. Art has not borders, no nations, no language, no race. Art is universal and brings people together!