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Alexander

ArtWorks

Cartoons and anime are the main style of my work. I make up my own characters. I also take characteristics from popular characters and mesh them together. In middle school, I saw someone drawing an anime character and I was inspired. I wanted to learn how to draw anime, so I started practicing. Now when I draw, I draw two versions of my characters: one anime and one cartoon.  My autism has no effect on my artwork. I loved to loose myself in my drawings. I hope to someday make a living off my artwork. 

VSA Colorado/Access Gallery (VSA) is a community-based nonprofit organization located in the Art District on Santa Fe in Denver, Colorado. VSA engages the community by opening doors to creative and educational opportunities for young people with disabilities to access and experience the arts. Individuals in the ArtWorks program gain confidence, art skills and job skills. With 70% of people with disabilities unemployed and many living at or below the poverty level, the ArtWorks program helps change the economic equation for the participating artists. ArtWorks artists can be commissioned to create a variety of original works.