This special edition of Missy’s View looks at Chuck Baird and his many contributions to De’VIA. She talks about her encounter with Chuck Baird in this touching tribute, “A Note to Chuck Baird.”


  • Hi Missy

    Glad, you mentioned Chuck s performance art during play front of the audience. I wish, I could see it. I always admire in his art especially ” Cat ” since I have four cats. I plan to order his paint on the line.


  • I wish they would do another play like this. I would absolutely LOVE to see something like this! Thanks for posting Missy!

  • i miss to him that he is my teacher art at nyssd i am shock to him as he good art and he is pass away today same m y birthday to today wow he is not any more pain and he will enjoy go to his heave
    from loretto anselma wulforst

  • Hello, I’m deaf from Italy, my passion is Patchwork. I do congratulate you for your site is beautiful, interesting and open.

  • Missie!!!!!!!!! It’s me Juniper…..remmy me???Chuck was my uncle….thank you soooo much for sharing your story. Please email me, so we can connect, I have often thought of you. Many Hugs!!!!

  • I love this ….about “Bad English” equals “Dumb”….
    Everything you explained is true……….

  • Oh Really I sure wish I got to see that! Wonder if there’s a tape or film of the play with an artist painting in the back ground.. Very unusual!

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  • Hi Missy,
    After viewed about Chuck, my tear came out a little. It’s hard to image the way you describe the deep of his painting performance. I surly hope there were filming that night and spread everywhere. Please let me know where I can get to see it. Thanks for sharing this…