Art from the Heart is a fundraising event to support the Columbus NextWork Autism program and the Academy of Independent Living. The NextWork program and Academy comprises community employment services and classes in social and independent living skills for those with autism to live a more independent and integrated live in the community.
The fundraiser will be a 3-day, online auction of the artwork, and in-person art show depending on social restrictions at that time. The artwork will be comprised of commissioned local autistic artists and others from the disability community as well as local artists who wish to donate their work.
We are proud to provide a platform for these artists to be recognized and commissioned for their work. All mediums will be considered, i.e., oil painting, watercolors, pottery, jewelry, glasswork, metalwork, photography… After review of initial applications, a selection committee will request a submission from the chosen artists outlining parameters based on the medium. Artist applications can be accessed at the link below.
All artwork will be sold at a public “early bidder” event on June 16th, and then through an online auction through June 19th.
For questions regarding the event, please contact Monica Owen at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-715-5399.