Andrew Isadore Calderon, a graduate of Bennet High School, is a poet and visual artist born and raised in Buffalo. He calls himself “The Human Movie Projector,” because he “keeps his eyes wide open,” and is inspired by pop culture, and is influenced by “everything and everyone.” Some of his accomplishments include being featured in the poetry publication, Starlight’s Genesis, 2011. As well, Andy has sold work to Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the Oishei Children’s Hospital. Andy’s involvement in the Self-Advocacy Community and beyond is a major part of his personal mission. His message is, “Ability rather than Disability”. Look for Andy’s poetry in the new publication, (Dis)integration, 2017.