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LAPSS showcase of creative works by autistic people

28/04/2022

 

To celebrate Autism week, LAPSS (Lancashire Autism Peer and Self-advocacy Service) curated an exhibition showcasing artwork and creativity by autistic people from across the region. 

 

The display travelled around libraries in Lancashire - Burnley, Lancaster, Chorley and Clitheroe. Over 80 people engaged with the exhibit across the four days and the reactions were incredibly positive. 

 

Comments included: 
"Wow! What an incredible showcase of talent!" 
"What a moving story. It covers so many social issues."
"What amazing work!" 
"I'd like to put that in my house."
"Nothing like this has ever happened to me before. Thank you."

 

A number of the artists came and visited the exhibition and were really pleased with how their work was displayed. It was such a great few days,  and we are already talking about what we can do next time to make it even bigger and better.

 

Take a look at the artwork for yourself: 

 

LAPSS showcase of creative works by autistic people