Autism Art Class

Chill Art

Chill Art is a social skills coaching program for young adults 18 plus on the autism spectrum that uses the medium of visual art as its learning platform.

Facilitated by professional visual arts coaches and supported by peer mentors, these interactive workshops use creative mediums such as painting, illustration, printmaking and collage to assist participants with abstract thinking, sensory regulation, self expression, social communication and fine motor skills.

Pre-requisite:Being enrolled in or completion of Chill Foundation.

About

How it works

Each workshop explores specific art elements and principles that are aligned with each participant’s goals in social communication and life skills. Just like all of the Chill programs, Chill Art will provide an inclusive, supportive and creative environment for each young adult. Each participant will produce their own work and chosen pieces will be exhibited at an end of term gallery showing.

The benefits
  • Establishing and developing new friendships
  • Feeling less socially isolated
  • Increased self-insight
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Improved social communication
  • Improved fine motor skills
  • Task perseverance while working independently
  • Sensory integration
  • Problem solving
  • Learning through observing
  • Appreciation of difference
  • Fun!

The details

Dates 2022

Term 1  24 January – 1 April
Term 2  18 April – 24 June
Term 3  11 July – 16 September
Term 4  3 October – 9 December

Times

Tuesdays
10:00am – 12:30pm or
2:00pm – 4:30pm

Venue

Chill Studios
29 Rogers Street
West End Q 4101

Cost

$1800.00 per term