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Learn more about people with autism at an art exhibition this April

Support artists with special needs too.

By Tay Shi Ting | Mar 21, 2017

  • Learn more about people with autism at an art exhibition this April
    Birds of a Feather Flock Together by Khor Eng Sheng

In conjunction with Autism Awareness Month in April, social enterprise The Everyday Revolution (TER) is celebrating works by artists with special needs. An exhibition titled Everyday Secrets will be held at Capitol Piazza from Apr 1-9 featuring works by TER artists, alongside anecdotes provided by parents, caregivers or friends of people with autism.

Here are some of the artworks that will be showcased at the exhibition. 

Artwork: Koalas

Artist: Looi Siao Siang has been an art-lover since he was young. Born with a brain injury and sensory challenges, he has since proven that those challenges do not hinder him in pursuing his passion. He received a bronze award at the Singapore Youth Festival in 2008, and in 2010, published his own book before organizing solo exhibitions in 2011. 

Artwork: Party Elephants 

Artist: Kenny Tan, also an avid art enthusiast, was diagnosed with autism at the age of two. He has been painting for more than 10 years and won a silver award at the Singapore Youth Festival in 2009. 

Artwork: Bird of a Feather Flock Together

Artist: Khor Eng Sheng, despite facing speech problems because of his brain injury, has great hand-eye coordination as seen from his works. The art classes he took at Very Special Arts in 2005 shaped the artist he is today.


Admission is free. The exhibition runs from Apr 1-9 at Capitol Piazza, Basement 2 (beside the Band of Doodlers exhibition). Find out more here.

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