|Project title||Autistic Art program, exhibition and product development|
|Thematic area||Provision of welfare and basic service to vulnerable groups|
|Name of the organization||Mosoly Otthon Alapítvány (Smile Home Foundation)|
|Postal address||1123 Budapest, 1123 Budapest, Alkotás u. 50. A/6.|
|Project manager||Czunyi Zsuzsanna|
|Project timeframe||July 15th, 2013 - February 14th, 2014|
|Amount of support||9,970 €|
Aim: introduction of autism and the art of people living with autism; ranging them with contemporary art, adding art value and using it in product development; increasing sponsor base, changing social attitude, and involving resources in maintenance of civilian homes, decreasing shortcoming of social supplier system.
Activity: Continue and regularize art therapy sessions in 9 rural civilian autistic homes with fine artist leaders; talent management. Exhibition of 100 artwork 26-28 September, X. International Autism Congress (1500 participants); from pictures 5th Fogadj be! charity auction for autistic homes; launching product development: high quality textile-based design product preparation with involvement of textile artist inspired by most beautiful motifs of autistic artwork, introduction of product at Congress.
Target group: 9 autistic homes, autistic people in homes and their families, participants of Congress, goodwill available through products. Cooperation with homes, and National Association of the Autistic, organizing Congress.
Results: Expanding visual skills of children due to art therapy, increasing art quality; value adding, finding new talents; meaningful and joyful occupation; safer, calculable operation of homes due to auctions and products (with the contribution of tenants); artwork documented at www.autisticart.hu and www.autisticart.eu; changing social attitude; increasing acceptance of autistic art and artists