Painting gives artist with autism a new way to communicate

There's an expression that the key to a person's soul is in their eyes. But what if you couldn't make eye contact with friends or family?

You have to find a new way to communicate, says Mimsy Sanderlin, body piercer and artist with Asperger's syndrome. For her, that way is art and self-expression.

Her painting "Look at My Sound" will be featured in Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists with Autism's upcoming "Art of Faces" show opening Friday

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7th January 2017