Exploring the World of Autism Through Art

Mitchell Albrecht

Art - The Universal Language...

Spotlight Artist 2019

 

We are so excited to introduce Mitchell Albrecht as our

Spotlight Artist 2019! Mitchell sees the world differently

than many of us. His amazing and unique perspective is a

result of a diagnosis of autism and hearing impairment.

Too often, we don't take the time to discover what inspires those who are different. With Mitchell, we are allowed insight through his art work. The selection available for Auction is only a small sampling of his work. Read More

 

Please click on each picture to learn more and place your bid. Bidding closes on July 20th. Join us for Mitchell's Live Art Show at Project Help Nevada on the Downtown Reno River Walk to place your final bid and meet the artist. Be sure to subscribe to receive updates on the show!

See Video's of Mitchell in Action

7 Lil' Blue Birds

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Blue birds sit majestically viewing the world around them. They look left, they look right, silent, still and always oh so inquisitive. A reflection of how Mitchell views the world.

Starting Bid

$60

A Burst of Spring

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Upon closer view, we can see that Mitchell used at least seven shades of blue, more than five shades of yellow and three different shades of green. All colors are placed strategically according to the diagram Mitchell sees internally. This beautiful piece of art depicts Mitchell's distinct view.

Starting Bid

$60

Explosion of Color

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Vibrant colors under the sea immediately catch our attention. We are drawn to the wispy tendrils of the jelly fish and can visualize their graceful journey through the sea.

Starting Bid

$60

SOLD

Birch in Moonlight

8 X 10 Acrylic on Canvas

Oh the power of the birch tree - growing strong under the protection of it's mothers branches. Peaking up to the moonlight, growing, growing, growing strong. The birch symbolizes renewal and protection, it is known as the White Goddess of Trees.

Starting Bid

$40

Daisies, Simple & Sweet

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

The gently daisy, especially white daisies, mean innocence, simplicity and joy, happiness, good luck and new beginnings. It is the birth flower of those born in the month of April. It shows Mitchell's pure, unblemished view of his world and is just as refreshing and pure as he is!

Starting Bid

$60

Dreamy Seahorse

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

The symbolic meaning of the Seahorse is quite intricate and diverse as this little creature itself is full of surprises. ... The Torres Strait Islanders believed that the seahorse is a luck of good fortune/charm an attribute of the sea, the seahorse is considered to be a symbol of strength and power.

Starting Bid

$60

SOLD

Fall Walk

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

The beautiful, tranquil setting of this painting brings to mind, bright blue and sunny skies, crisp, frost ground coming soon, trees painted with majesty of natures's own paintbrush. This scene is a favorite of Mitchell's and we often see it depicted in varying seasons.

Starting Bid

$60

Green Spring

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

We can spend hours gazing at the intricacies of this amazing piece. Layers of paint, color mixes and spontaneous strokes of the brush intrigue and hold us captive.

Starting Bid

$60

Lotus Flower

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Nothing is more spiritual than the lotus - many cultures believe it symbolizes spiritual enlightenment and rebirth - it experiences immaculate conception every single day. Grown best with it's roots immersed in mud, it submerges every night into the murky waters and miraculously re-blooms the next morning pure and beautiful.

Starting Bid

$60

SOLD

Oh That Hair!

8 X 10 Acrylic on Canvas

Here we see Mitchell's playful mastery of the brushes. His play on the colors and texture of the Bouffant Woman's hair is second only to his mastery of her facial characteristics.

Starting Bid

$40

Sky Island

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Could this be the beauty of a Northern Nevada sky? Nevada's natural wonders include "Sky islands" with all the majestic and vibrant colors nature has to offer.

Starting Bid

$60

The Lone Cyclist

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

A beautifully created piece showing Mitchell's desire to Ride Free, wind in his hair, sun on his face! And then...a moment of rest...

Starting Bid

$60

SOLD

SOLD

Fireflies

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Looking up from the bottom of the sea, we are offered a peak into Mitchell's imagination.

Starting Bid

$60

Vibrant Evening Stroll

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

Is it sunrise or sunset? Regardless, the colors of this beautiful and serene path draw us to the possibilities. Is it romance, excitement or adventure that we are seeking...will we find it here?

Starting Bid

$60

Bang!

16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas

The BIG Finale! Be sure to visit www.ProjectHelpNevada.org/Videos to watch his creativity in action!

Starting Bid

$125

SOLD