Jo Beth Ravitz

Title: Artist
Education: New York University


Jo Beth Ravitz is an artist who was diagnosed with stage I invasive ductal carcinoma breast cancer in 2003. During the breast reconstruction that followed her 2004 double mastectomy, she was unable to use her arms to work on art, so she turned to words to share her experience. Her husband took photographs of her journey through a double mastectomy to go alongside her work.

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