When a person with a disability begins to “age out” of school, this can be a very stressful time for everyone. One of the ways that families/schools work together to help someone like Jackson or anyone that is enrolled in special education within the United States is to create a “transition plan.” We (his family […]
On September 16, our family and friends gathered to celebrate Jackson along with a packed audience at the First Ever VSA Texas Artist of the Year Awards. Jackson was awarded the VSA “Director’s Commendation,” as a young emerging artist in Texas with a disability. VSA is a wonderful organization that provides access and classes for […]
Imagine a room full of acceptance, a place where the artistic spirit is revered, a place of celebration of differences, where families and people on the spectrum, regardless of intensity of symptoms, are fawned over for the creative gifts that they bring to the community. Well, now you are picturing the art opening for “Viewpoints: […]
Please join our family this Sunday, February 11, in supporting Jackson in his quest to be a “big artist” with his FIRST GROUP SHOW at the Austin Public Library Yarborough Branch from 3 to 5 p.m. Drop in anytime during this window to meet the artists, view the work and grab a snack. The event […]
Hello Friends, It’s almost that time. Time to buy Jackson’s holiday-themed art for your loved ones for Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa! Here is the link. We have hosted Jackson’s store on Society 6 as it makes everything super easy for us. More details on Jackson’s Facebook and Instagram accounts! Happy Holidays to all!
Jackson has now reached the age where our state has “transition services” as a part of his IEP planning. So, that means that we are busy, in Jackson’s world trying to get him ready to perform some kind of skill for money…you know, go to work! So, we set up this website where we sell […]
Finally, after three years since Jackson’s first art show in a restaurant’s meeting room, we have launched Jackson’s EyeTV’s page on Society 6. Go visit his site and buy notecards, posters, framed prints, and other art products that have the great works of “Jackson’s EyeTV” on them. We also have an art show this weekend […]
A part of being a “big artist” and a working artist is to have art shows. To that end, Jackson was invited to show his work at a local salon and despite the amount of work this entails, we jumped at the chance to show off Jackson’s work. We are teaching Jackson about the skills […]