Artists with Asperger's offer their works in Watertown

Andrew Novis has been painting bold, wavy, colorful works of expressionist art for long enough to fill his Medford apartment.

But on account of a neurological condition, he never had the wherewithal to sell his work — until this year.

The situation has changed in a big way for Novis, a 50-year-old landscaper who has Asperger’s syndrome, an autism-spectrum disorder that can affect social skills and executive function. He’s sold seven works and grossed more than $800 with help from a two-year-old artists’ collaborative organized by the Watertown-based Asperger’s Association of New England.

Works by more than 30 artists like Novis, whose disorders give them distinctive perspectives, for the first time will be featured in the Watertown...

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