What does art mean to you?
Shlomi’s mother explains that he has been painting since he was 15 when the teachers in a school for autistic students put him in front of paint and paper. Shlomi tested his hand at weaving and ceramics, but it was ultimately painting that spoke to him. He seems to enjoy the play of color and conveying his understanding of his world through art. “For us, painting unlocked Shlomi’s thoughts and feelings. It is how he speaks to us.”