Autistic artists get public platform

Photo: Gregor Richardson
Photo: Gregor Richardson
Setting up artwork by Warren Goodwin for the iNDx Autistic Arts and Culture Aotearoa exhibition are (from left) exhibition officer Max Mollison, exhibition and creative services head Craig Scott and programmes and events manager Rachel Cooper.

The exhibition, which opens today in the Otago Museum’s H D Skinner Annex,  will feature works by artists from Dunedin and further afield.

Ms Cooper said many people with autism expressed themselves through art and the exhibition provided a platform for them to  display their work.

Organiser Tanea Paterson said the exhibition "showcases the amazing depth of artistic talent in both the local and wider autistic community". 

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