We believe supported self-employment is a very viable alternative for paid employment. We focus on the Abilities of aspiring artists with autism who want to be defined by their talent, not their circumstances. Because all life deserves to be recognized and has the need to be validated. At Artists with Autism, Inc we provide ARTrepreneur training through our Microenterprise Program by providing retail training experiences in a real art gallery for aspiring artists with autism with free exhibit space and Call to Artist opportunities to show and sell their artwork.
The retail gallery is supported by Artists With Autism, Inc as the main initiative and is run and operated by volunteers and artists with autism.The Autism Art Gallery in Pompano Beach, Florida is located at the Festival Marketplace and is used as a "Training Gallery" for artists to learn business skills in a live retail setting as well as develop the social skills needed to help them succeed in their own self-employment ventures. The Autism Art Gallery is the only one of its kind. Your purchase directly helps support the individual artist with autism in his/her micro-enterprise business. Visit us to view one of the largest collections of autism art in the Fort Lauderdale area.
The Autism Art Gallery offers handmade gift items, greeting cards, Tshirts and affordably priced original artworks and reprints of various sizes all created by individuals with autism. Art mediums include acrylics, watercolors, digital, photography and handmade jewelry and gifts. We support other organizations that share our same goals. The Artists receive the proceeds from the sale of their items to reinvest into their business. The Gallery is a non-profit exhibition space and studio dedicated to helping aspiring artists on the autism spectrum gain work experience in a live retail environment while learning how to become self-employed as professional artists.
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Artists with Autism, Inc is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in South Florida, USA. Your support and generous contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve our programs. Thanks for supporting our mission.
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