Schedule of Events
March 11, Reception for Autistic Artists & Authors, “A” Train at the Skirball
Diverse Perspectives – an exhibit for Autism Acceptance Month, The month of April, Sophie’s Gallery, Kensington, San Diego. Reception April 7, 2018, 5 – 8 PM
Created on Ipad – artists across the United States created art for Autism Acceptance month on Ipad Pro with Pencil
Genius Weekend – a collaboration with Mainly Mozart in San Diego, art reception June 8, other events during the weekend.
Poetry and Art for Peace 2018 – taking online submissions. Keri@normalfilms.com
People of Diversity, Speaking – taking online submissions.
Past Events – 2017
June 3 – 10, “Expressions an Art Exhibit Exhibit by Exceptional Artists,” HHDCB3 Cultural and Art Museum, Covina. June 3 10 AM Reception
June 15 – Sept 17 –“TBD – To Be Developmentally Disabled” Exhibit at the California Museum Maria Shriver Gallery. Reception June 20. Presented in partnership with the California Disability Community Action Network and Choices Person Centered Services (CDCAN) with the California Person Centered Advocacy Partnership, Claraty Arts and The Art of Autism, the exhibit challenges assumptions about people with developmental disabilities. It coincides with the 50th anniversary year celebrations marking the establishment of the community-based system of services for people with developmental disabilities in California that resulted in the landmark 1969 legislation that is now known as the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act (AB 846).
Sept. 30/Oct. 1 Love and Autism Conference
Past Events – 2016
Feb. 2, 2017 – Art of Autism cohosts Autism Panel and Town Hall Need Assessment. Agoura Hills. Live FB streaming.
November 10, 2016 University of Exeter Video Project Meeting
October 8-9 Love and Autism Conference San Diego
September 21 – World Peace Day – The Art of Autism Poems for Peace will be shared throughout the month of September
August 31 – Art of Autism Exhibit, Washington D.C.
August 13 – Normal People Scare Me Too Film Showing, Los Angeles – Pop Up Art Exhibit
April 2, 2016 – Cake Decorators collaborative unveiled cakes inspired by autistic artists celebrated throughout April 2016. See the gallery here.
If you would like to volunteer, sponsor and event, or are an artist, poet, or filmmaker who wants to be part of our events please email firstname.lastname@example.org
In 2015 The Art of Autism had the following events:
October 2015 – 2016 Art of Autism Wall Calendar released. For purchase online. These make great holiday gifts.
November – December 2015 – International art exhibits moves to different venues in China.
December 7, 2015 AOTS Group’s Wrightslaw Special Education Seminar, Pechanga Casino, Temecula, CA
Feb. 18 – Apr 2, 2015 Autism Unveiled online event
March 2015 in conjunction with Sophie’s Gallery, Kensington, Art for Autism event.
April 18, 2015 Autism Chalk Festival Covina
May 17, 2015 Debra Muzikar leading panel discussion at USC IGM Art Gallery. Partnering with ArtAngels.org.
August 21-25 2015, International Exhibit as part of the Creative Therapy Conference in Beijing, China.
September 26, 2015, First All Autism Wedding, Love and Autism Conference, San Diego
In 2011-2014 The Art of Autism has had the following exhibits/lectures/events
April 2011 – Autism Today, Vanouver, B.C., Canada – art exhibit and entertainment show
May 2011 – Curious Cup, Carpinteria
June 2011 – The Barnsdale Theater, Hollywood – included entertainment show
July 2011 – Soho Digital Art Gallery, NYC
October 2011 – Avocado Festival – included stage presentation on anti-bullying & book signings and poetry readings
October 2011 – Soho Digital Art Gallery, NYC – included entertainment show
November 2011 – The Good Purpose Gallery, Lee, Massachusestts – included films
April 2012 – Bohemia Coffee House, Ojai included book signings
May 2012 – Curious Cup, Carpinteria/Carpinteria Art Walk
May 2012 – Participated in Santa Barbara Art Walk for Kids, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara
May 2012 – Art Exhibit for City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
May 2012 – Perfectly Different Network Exhibit, Agoura Hills
July 18, 2012 – 3rd Wednesday, Solvang, Hidden Wings, 3:00 – 6:00 PM
October 11 – 13, 2012 – Texas Autism Conference, Austin, TX. Debra Chwast, Debra Hosseini, Julie Coy, and Grant Manier presenting Oct. 13
January/February 2013 – Master/Mentor Exhibit at Montecito Aesthetics on Coast Village Road. Steve Richardson, Kevin Hosseini and Noah Erenberg.
February 4 – 18, 2013. Paper Clouds Apparel fundraiser for The Art of Autism. Buy t-shirts, cards, and posters to support The Art of Autism.
March 2013 – Imagination and Inspiration, Art of Parents Inspired by Their Children, Curious Cup Bookstore, 929 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, California
March 2013 – Mr. MusicHead, 7511, West Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, California, Musical Art, Reception March 23 5:00 – 8:00 PM
April 2013 – The Kennedy-Vanderbilt Center, Nashville. A regional art exhibit of autistic artists.
April 2013 – Harambee Arts, an exhibit of artwork from autistic students in Kenya, and Kevin Hosseini, local artist, Cate School Library, Carpinteria
April 13 – Chalk Festival with the Autism Highway, Charter Oak High School, Covina, California
April 5 – May 27 2013 – The Good Purpose Gallery, Lee, Massachusetts. Reception TBA.
May 2013 – Curious Cup, 929 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria and Carpinteria Art Walk, May 11 – 12, 2013.
May 2013 – Art of Autism exhibit in conjunction with Santa Barbara Art Walk for Kids/Adults, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, California, Reception evening of First Thursday, May 2.
June 7, 2013 Art of Autism: Connecting through the Arts reception at Bell Arts Factory for First Friday in Ventura. Join Joanne Lara for film short, Linda and Brent Anderson of Unintentional Humor, Kelly Green of Autismhwy.com, Keri Bowers and Taylor Cross, and Debra Hosseini for an informative and fun evening.
August 17, 2014, Book Signing with Kelly Green and Keri Bowers, Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena
November 15, 2013 Future Horizons Conference with Temple Grandin, Glendale, California
February 7 – March 7, 2014 Good Purpose Gallery, Lee, Massachusetts
March 28 & 29, 2014 Fred Conference, Farmer’s Market, Hermosa Beach, California
April 6 – Aut2Run, Ventura
April 12, 2014 Autismhwy Chalk Festival, Covina
May 2014, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, in conjunction with Santa Barbara Art Walk for Kids/Adults
October 2014 – Keri Bowers in China with Autism Movement Therapy.
November 1, 2014, Debra Muzikar speaking – 5th Annual Arts and Learning Symposium: Inclusion through Creativity, Cal Lutheran, Thousand Oaks.