‚ÄčNative to Illinois, Oaklee Thiele utilizes her platform in the arts to serve as a positive advocate for individuals with disabilities, addressing concerns about accessibility and inclusivity through written and painted works. In 2018, Oaklee was paired with a service dog, Coco, resulting in a new body of work that now discusses recovery and the intimate bond that has formed between them. 

Her most recent interview with the Light Gallery can be found on Spotify, iTunes, and the gallery website


Oaklee Thiele