A Voice of Many Colors


The NSDA is excited to announce that we are launching a virtual art sale titled, A Voice of Many Colors, on the NSDA website. NSDA Development Director Susan Beck has donated fine art prints from her father Paul J. Long’s lifelong creative legacy.

There are seven different designs and these limited edition prints range in price from $50 to $100. The proceeds support the NSDA.

Susan tells us about her father’s work below.

My father Paul J. Long was an accomplished artist and worked in many different mediums throughout his lifetime. His painting styles and subjects changed throughout his years and reflected many of the areas of Tennessee that he lived in. During his lifetime he was a resident of the following counties in East Tennessee: Monroe, Knox, Anderson, Loudon and Blount. The collection of his artwork donated to the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association demonstrates many of these styles and locations.

My father died in 2015 at the beautiful age of 88. The works of art that will be available for purchase through the NSDA will include prints of oil and watercolor paintings from the 1970’s through the 2000’s. These are all limited edition fine art prints. Many are signed and numbered by the artist. There are also some that are signed by the artist but not numbered. These too are from a limited edition. As is typical for these types of limited editions – the printing plates were destroyed after the prints were produced.

As someone living with spasmodic dysphonia, I wanted to find a creative way to raise funds to support the NSDA. By donating these prints, everyone who purchases them will not only be able to enjoy my father’s artwork but also know they are making a difference in the lives of people who are impacted by voice disorders.