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Utah quadriplegic man creates art with just his eyes

Posted at 1:00 PM, Oct 27, 2015

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah - Justin Miller became completely paralyzed at age two after he was diagnosed with a viral infection; but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing his love of art. man creates art with his eyes_1

The 20-year-old Taylorsville man is unable to move his arms and legs, but uses a Dynovox computer, which tracks his eye movements.

His mother Donna Miller says he learned artwork in junior high and she says he just keeps getting "better and better and he creates beautiful artwork."

Multiple pieces of his brightly-colored artwork, created by just his eye movements, are on display at the new St. Mark's Hospital Taylorsville Emergency Center.

man creates art with his eyes_2They were unveiled at the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning at the new 10,500 sq. ft. facility at  2675 West Taylorsville Boulevard.

Miller spoke with Fox 13's Big Budah about two of his featured pieces of art, describing the meaning behind each piece.

St. Mark's Hospital also gifted one of Miller's pieces of art to the city of Taylorsville.

The new emergency center opens to the public on October 28th and features 10 exam rooms, including a trauma room. It also has imaging services including computerized tomography, ulltrasound and X-ray.

For more information about the center visit their website.