“Intensity” by Siobhan Forrester 1 of 8Born 2003. Age when she painted this: 4
"This is a beautiful and very special side of autism that most people don't get to see. We want to share it with the world so parents don't see autism as a death sentence." — Siobhan’s mom, Julie
Starry Night with Spiderman by Maximus Oberto (Max) 2 of 8Born 2001. Age when he painted this: 7
“Max enjoys art and creating every chance he gets.” — Max’s mom, Sunny
Sunflowers by Amanda LaMunyon 3 of 8Born 1995. Age when she painted this: 7
"My art is very personal. I feel like part of me is coming out of my hands."
Balloons by Candace Waters 4 of 8Born 2000. Age when she painted this: 8
"Candace's art is a form of communication and expression for her. It allows people to view the world through her eyes, to see what she sees, in her own unique and special way." — Candace’s parents
“Gaugin and Me” by Kevin Hosseini 5 of 8Born 1994. Age when he painted this: 9
"I feel very good about my art because it makes me feel good to express myself."
Reflections by Trevor Aycox 6 of 8Born 1995. Age when he painted this: 12
"I'm not very good at things like sports that are important around here. When I do my art, i see what I can really do."
“Face” by David Idell 7 of 8Born 1993. Age when he painted this: 12
"I think people who are considered genius were all probably obsessed with a subject and followed their obsessions." — David’s mom, Cindy
Art and Autism 8 of 8
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