The Pasitos program in Tijuana serves autistic children. The Art of Autism is highlighting some of the students who participated in the Finding Your Inner MozArt art contest sponsored by the Art of Autism and Mainly Mozart, a San Diego based nonprofit who connects music lovers to the genius of Mozart and other masters. The Art of Autism is part of Mainly Mozart’s Mozart & The Mind events May 30 – June 2.
Ariana Jaqueline Garcia Olguin is 11 years old. She likes to draw and paint. Her passion is sports such as soccer and basketball.
Daniel Alejandro Valdez Sarabia is 12 years old. He likes cartoons. His family noticed that art relaxes him and encourages Daniel in his art creations.
Gabriel Aguilar Gandarilla, 11 years old, has been creating art since he was a young child. He would tape his art creations on furniture around his home. Gabriel was invited to illustrate the coloring book of PASITOS and has participated in 3 editions. His family one day hopes his illustrations will be seen as advertising for products.
Iram de Jesus Cota Osuna is 11 years old. he is the youngest son in the family and enjoys sharing time with his older brother Carlos. Iram likes to put together puzzles. His work has been exhibited in cultural spaces and at the baseball stadium in Tijuana.
Eric Miguel Morales Esparaza, 10 years old, is very shy. Eric has trouble making friends. Painting is a form of expression in his life. He enjoys drawing.