Arts InSight

Houstonian Uses Art to Counteract His Anxiety, Autism

Houstonian Grant Manier describes himself as an “eco-artist.” He applies recycled material to canvas to create art — but also to help him deal with the anxiety caused by Autism. His artwork will be featured on an upcoming edition of Arts InSight, this Friday, Feb. 24, at 8:30 p.m. on Houston Public Media TV 8. Grant gives […]

Houstonian Grant Manier describes himself as an “eco-artist.” He applies recycled material to canvas to create art — but also to help him deal with the anxiety caused by Autism.

His artwork will be featured on an upcoming edition of Arts InSight, this Friday, Feb. 24, at 8:30 p.m. on Houston Public Media TV 8.

Grant gives us a firsthand account of how he creates his pieces and the benefits his art has on both himself and others he meets.

(Above: Houston eco-artist Grant Manier poses with some of his work. Photo Courtesy: Grant’s Eco-Art)

MORE: 
Autistic Artist Grant Manier is a Rising Star (CultureMap Houston, March 8, 2013)
Young Eco-artist Views His Disability as a Gift (Houston Chronicle, March 8, 2013)

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