Art Now for Autism

I wanted to share this, the brainchild of a fellow autism mom.

Art Now for Autism
Fine arts and crafts by over 100 artists
Raising funds for autism awareness and research
Online Exhibit and Sale: October 2008

We are pleased to announce the opening of Art Now for Autism 2008. This online exhibit raises funds for autism awareness and research with 100% of art sales going to Autism Speaks. This year’s exhibit includes the work of over 120 artists including artists with autism spectrum disorders. Prices range from just a couple of dollars to over $500. Be sure to check out our selection of one-of-a-kind puzzle pins for a donation of $25. There is something for everyone! Support the cause and get a wonderful piece of art, too!

Art Now for Autism
October 1 – 31, 2008

– Claudine Intner, founder and organizer of Art Now for Autism

I thought that this was such a great way to fundraise. I am the happy owner of two lovely pieces of original art:

Artist: Puzzle Art Plus Yahoo Group – Angie Boesch, Cathy Hudson, Theresa Pillow, Halle Gustafson, Gay Ens, Heather Raycraft, Linda French, and Jam Ito. From: United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Japan

“Waiting to Dance” • Artist: Hunter Ian McBride — Hunter is an artist with PDD-NOS. He is 9 years old and has been drawing since he was able to pick up a pen. His first works were drawn all over the walls! If left to his own devices, he would draw morning, moon, and night. He captures the world around him in a different light. While his expressive speech is poor, just give him a pen and it unlocks the door. He is fascinated with detail and movement, nature and sounds. Hunter is a creative boy to have around!

Indeed. Check it out, pieces are going pretty fast.

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