Candy Waters – her art raises funds, awareness and hope for autism

Something Special Magazine will use Candy Water’s “New Year’s Day” painting for their 2013 Winter Issue Cover and a feature story will be done on Candy and her art. Candy Waters’ parents, Sandy and Robert shared this story about their daughter with Autism Daily Newscast via email: “Candace was diagnosed with autism at three years […]

Autistic artist Grand Manier “coolages” recycled puzzle pieces

Profiles in Brief – Grant Manier’s “quirky behaviors” created a business Grant Manier is an 18 year old young man who is using his talent as an artist to fund raise for the school that made a difference for him. Westview School in Houston is a private school for autistic children where his mother works […]

An Artist with Autism Becomes an Inspiration

Dallas Looman is an aspiring professional artist about to receive an Award of Excellence and $2,000 for his artwork in Washington D.C. Dallas was also diagnosed with autism when he was two and a half years old. Limited by his language ability, Dallas took up art as a way to express himself and to communicate […]

Art in Mill Park Benefits Young Adults with Autism

The 3rd annual Art in Mill Park art fair took place on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Paoli, Wisconsin. The event is sponsored by the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin and Lovely Days Gallery and Teaching Studio of Paoli. Forty eight artists exhibited their work to the public and a silent art auction was […]

Art and Autism

Self expression is is a natural human desire and art is often a vehicle for this need. Not of of use will ever get our drawings or sculptures published but that does not mean it has intrinsic value in communicating something about us and how we experience our world. However, 50 have. Published in June of 2012, Drawing Autism […]

Interview with wildlife photographer Reuben Brewer

Berkshire, UK – A few weeks back we ran a story about a young man with autism ‘Teen with Asperger’s creates amazing photorealistic drawings’. It was while reading this article that one of our readers, Rosalind Brewer, contacted us to tell us about her son’s stunning wildlife photography. Reuben, 24, was diagnosed with autism at the […]

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An appreciation of a very private Autistic Artist in our community

The Autistic community has long appreciated the wonderful art and experienced voice of Sanni Rosenburg, affectionately known to us as ‘Moe’. Moe is notoriously shy yet enormously talented and I have had the pleasure of speaking to her about her childhood, her present and her recent art exhibition in April. Moe has told me that […]

The Girl Who Didn’t Know How To Be – A picture book about autism and neurodiversity

London, UK – The Girl Who Didn’t Know How To Be – is a soon to be self-published picture book on the topic of autism and neurodiversity. The illustrator and creator behind the project, Milda, is an individual on the autism spectrum, who is an artist, illustrator and photojournalist. A Kickstarter campaign has been launched […]

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Interview with Gonzalo W Benard, author of The Sacred Book of G

Gonzalo W. Bénard is an artist, curator and published writer, “The Sacred Book of G” is his fourth published book, his previous books have all been about his passion of photography. This book is a collection of ‘memoirs and philosophy through an autistic mind.’ Gonzalo is on the autistic spectrum. The information on Gonzalo’s website […]

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Press Release – Call for entries to CREATIVE FUTURE art competition

New competition for people with autism – People with autism are being given a chance to show off their many creative talents by entering a new national art competition.  The competition is open to all age groups. The theme of the Creative Future competition is ‘art and technology’.  Entrants are invited to show how art […]