Things I Do At Home by Matthew N.

Art is a form of love. Art is the ultimate gift. Art heals life. 
Robert Genn
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Creating art relieves stress, builds self-esteem and fills us with a sense of purpose, accomplishment and peace.  At SEEDs for Autism we understand the healing power of art and recognize the importance of having an outlet to express ourselves creatively during these difficult times. Encouraged by his family, Matthew N. shares his thoughts, his inspiration and his amazing artwork with our readers.
The artist at work
Today is about 2 months that we are dealing with the coronavirus situation. My mom wanted me to write about my activities. I had to stay inside and worry about our future. I spent a lot of time painting to relax. New York City is a place that had many cases of Covid 19. I painted New York City under the lantern to represent the symbol of Hope. The lanterns light up the dark sky. I got the idea from the movie “Tangled”. I hope that things will be better soon but I hear mixed results. Some people on TV said that it is getting better. Some people said that it is worse. Everything is still confusing to me.
Matthew poses with his completed painting
SEEDs for Autism is a non-profit organization that provides education and vocational training for young adults on the autism spectrum. Participants learn a variety of job skills, social skills and life skills in a structured environment focused on the arts. Our activities and programs encourage our students to step outside their comfort zones and grow.
Please visit our website to learn more about this life-changing program!
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2 thoughts on “Things I Do At Home by Matthew N.

  1. Jessica McCann June 6, 2020 / 3:11 pm

    What a beautiful painting, Matthew, and a wonderful way to express your feelings and worries. Many of us are feeling the same confusion you are from all the conflicting news on TV. Thank you for sharing your art and your story with the world. I’m sure it will help comfort and inspire many people during this difficult time, just as it did for me.

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    • SEEDs for Autism June 9, 2020 / 3:53 pm

      Thank you for sharing your thoughts, Jessica! I forwarded your comment to Matthew & his family.

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