The Art of Autism recently had a call out to autistic entrepreneurs (artists, authors, etc.) for The Art of Autism 2018 Holiday Gift Buying blog post. Below is a list of those who responded and others with books who have recent blog posts. If you are on the autism spectrum and have art, jewelry, a book or product you’d like to sell, feel free to comment below. Remember when shopping align your values with your purchases. Share on Friday Nov. 23 #BlackFriday
Baylie Nixon has a collection of autism-related jewelry on her Etsy site – Bao Treasures. Each piece is a story. On the piece below each larger bead is painted to represent a symbol of inclusion, neurodiversity, disability, and education.
Grace Goad sells original art and art cards – Visit https://www.facebook.com/GraceGoadAutismArt/
Alex Nichols has one-of-a-kind textile art. Visit his website at Alex Nichols Freestyle Weaving. I was at an event in September where Alex sold a ton of his one-of-a-kind art.
Anthony Lee Weng Choong sells a variety of art work – including originals and art on t-shirts, mugs, etc. (Note this is in Malaysia)
Jeremy Sicile-Kira has original art and prints. He also takes commissions. His website is www.jeremysvision.com
Austin John Jones website is www.austinjohnjones.com. He sells originals and prints.
Tanja Ackerman is a syanesthete who sees sound. She is a photographer, poet, and artist. Her website is https://tanjaackerman.com.au/
David Rubin sells his art work online. He sells his work for $50 – $100. Email Daru3@aol.com
Tracey Cohen, Six Word Lessons on Female Asperger’s Syndrome
Tom Iland, Come to Life: Your Guide to Self-Discovery
Holly Bridges, Reframe Your Thinking About Autism
Samantha Craft, Everyday Aspergers
Kimberly Gerry-Tucker, Under the Banana Moon: A True Story of Living, Loving, Loss and Aspergers
Colin Eldred-Cohen, The Fire Truck Who Got Lost
Popcorn for the People sells popcorn and sends it across the United States. They hire all people with developmental disabilities.
John’s Crazy Socks was started by a person with Down Syndrome. They sell crazy socks! They are also offering a $3,000 scholarship to someone on the autism spectrum. You have to design a pair of socks. Deadline Dec. 15, 2018.
Do you have a product to sell? Please feel free to add your website in the comments.
Header image: Textile Art by Alex Nichols