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Alex Anderson finished 'Our Nation's Bursting Colors” just before Veterans Day. The painting is eight-foot by four-foot and the paint is an inch thick.

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Anderson overcomes physical problems to create art

When he was 10, he was diagnosed with progressive myoclonic epilepsy, a rare epilepsy syndrome.

WALLA WALLA — Alex Anderson's most recent painting took a gallon of blue paint, more than a half-gallon of red, and a half-gallon of white acrylic paint.'I try not to think about what I'm doing, at least with abstract pictures,” Anderson said. 'The more I


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