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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