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As a society, we often view differences as something to be feared or avoided. However, the concept of neurodiversity challenges this perspective by celebrating the unique ways our brains work. Before delving into the quotes, we must first understand what we mean by...


The Art of Resilience

Creating the above design and trying to find the right words to write this I am overwhelmed by a mixture of emotions - pride, frustration, determination and despair. My journey as a self-taught autistic artist has been a rollercoaster of highs and lows, victories and...

Seeing the world through the eyes of another.. Guest blog by Award Winning Author Sarah Marie Park

To celebrate Autism Awareness Month (April), I personally wanted to explore the topic of neurodiversity further. My interest in this topic was heightened massively, as a direct result of my friendship with Dez (aka LoveArtPix). My knowledge of the varying...

Autistics and Literal thinking – Time

I wanted to create a short blog to help people understand the importance of how time keeping can really impact autistic individuals like myself. I find myself having to repeat myself over and over which can be triggering in itself. Of course i understand people are...

A Northern Affair – An Article covering my story by Northern Rail for Autism Awareness month

Over the past few years Northern have played a crucial part in my career as an artist and supported me in more ways than one.  Everyone I have come into contact with from the Northern team have been great from day one and have taken the time to understand my...

If I could go back and tell the younger me anything “I probably wouldn’t say anything” #autismawarenessmonth

If I could go back and tell the younger me anything “I probably wouldn’t say anything” #autismawarenessmonth Without the suffering and struggling I wouldn’t be where I am today. I think I had enough issues dealing with racism to be adding the public stigma of autism...

A letter from my friend..

Dear Dez, April 2024 My journey to our friendship began on a railway station, during the Pandemic. Platform 2 at Manchester Oxford Road station to be exact, as we know, you prefer me to be exact! I was awaiting my train, when I noticed some wonderful art work on the...

Awards & Nominations

Over the past couple of years I have been nominated for numerous awards, six in all! These have included:  2022 This is Manchester Awards – Rising Star / Emerging Talent 2023 Genius Within – Neurodivergent Achiever of the Year 2023 Autism Hero Awards – Creative...

‘Going to the Movies’ Art Exhibition for the NSPCC

I’m proud to say that I was asked by my good friend Rachel at the NSPCC to be part of the upcoming my art ‘Going to the Movies’ an Art Exhibition for the NSPCC. This will take place at Three Little Words Cocktail Bar, Manchester City Centre on Tuesday 30th April from...

Supporting My Good Friend Maggie & Her Foundation..

The Maggie Oliver Foundation Fundraising Ball 2024 I met Maggie a couple of years ago through helping out with art donations for another charity and immediately we connected. Since then we have become good friends and she is someone I really admire for many reasons....

World Autism Acceptance Month 02.04.24

I am celebrating ‘National Autism Acceptance Month’ with a limited edition design in collaboration with Born Anxious raising funds for the amazing Anna Kennedy Online. I created the original piece of art in 2023 and donated it for auction to the AKO Autism Hero Awards...


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