Lee: Gallery exhibiting artwork of Jessica Park

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As part of its on-going effort to support the arts for students with autism and other learning differences, the College Internship Program is featuring the paintings of Jessica Park, and also the glass sculpture of Hoogs and Crawford, at its Good Purpose Gallery through Jan. 2, 2013.

Park, who lives in Williamstown, and is a clerk in the Williams College mailroom, was diagnosed with autism in 1961 at age 3.

The largest exhibit of Park's work to date, "Visions on the Spectrum II," includes full-size paintings and a selection of cards. Several high-quality giclee prints are also included in the show.

The CIP was founded by Michael McManmon in 1984 to provide teenagers and young adults with learning differences the comprehensive life skills to help them succeed in college and adulthood. McManmon was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome in his early 50s. His drawings, paintings and sculptures were featured at The Good Purpose Gallery in October.

Information: www.goodpurpose.org.


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