2 Apr 2014 - Celebrate your Autism

'Celebrate your Autism' Exhibition 2nd April 2014

'Celebrate your Autism' Exhibition 2nd April 2014

  • 24 Mar 2014

The Jennings Gallery at the College of Medicine and Health, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC is delighted to host a very special children’s art exhibition on Wednesday, 2nd April, 2014.

The exhibition, ‘Celebrate Your Autism’ is organized by the Regional Autism Team for Cork and Kerry as part of International Autism Awareness Day and highlights the  creative talents of children on the autism spectrum. The exhibition is the result of five workshops facilitated by local professional artists, as well as pieces created by children independently and in clubs and schools across Cork city. The project is co-ordinated by Maria Gleeson, Speech and Language Therapist (Regional Autism Team) and artist Conall Cary.

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The Jennings Gallery was full of excitement and laughter on the Opening Night of ‘Celebrate your Autism’ Exhibition on Wednesday 2nd April 2014.

Teachers, families and friends gathered in the Jennings Gallery to celebrate the creativity of children on the autism spectrum. Artworks include quilting, ceramics, drawings and paintings.

‘Celebrate your Autism’ was organized by the Regional Autism Team for Cork and Kerry as part of International Autism Awareness Day. The exhibition is the result of five workshops facilitated by local professional artists, as well as pieces created by children independently and in clubs and schools across Cork city. The project was co-ordinated by Maria Gleeson, Speech and Language Therapist (Regional Autism Team) and artist Conall Cary.

This very special exhibition is open until Friday 25th April 2014.

 

Maria Gleeson and Maeve Feehan, Regional ASD Team with Bridget Maher and Áine Murphy, Jennings Gallery‌

Guests at the opening of 'Celebrate your Autism' - Jennings Gallery, 2nd April 2014

Eithne Hunt, UCC with son Joseph

 

 Conall Cary - Art Director, Celebrate your Autism


Maria Gleeson, Joe Gleeson and Maeve Feehan‌

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