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Rocket Artists present Art by Johnny: exploring inclusive curation

Dates and times:

02/04/2018 - 29/04/2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Photo of Johnny painting a recent canvas.

A group of artists with and without learning disabilities is launching a free, inclusive exhibition on World Autism Awareness Day, featuring art by Johnny Carroll-Pell, a young autistic artist.

Johnny is the son of our patrons, screenwriter Angela Pell and writer and producer Henry Normal. He got his start at the MyMarc sessions at Amaze run by Sue Winter, where he developed a passion for art, which he now explores with the Rocket Artists.

As well as the exhibition, there’ll be a programme of events, including Johnny’s parents reading from their new book about living with autism – “A Normal Family”, which comes out on 22nd March, a talk from Ros Blackburn (an autistic adult), music performances and more.

Front cover of "Art by Johnny" showing an abstract red striped figure against a blue backgroundJohnny is also launching a book featuring 100 of his paintings called “Art by Johnny” on 22nd March, and is kindly donating £2 to Amaze for every book sold at these events.

The exhibition is available to view Wednesday to Sunday throughout April.

See the press release for more information, including photos of some of Johnny’s artwork [pdf 2mb]

How to book

The events are free, but there are limited spaces, so you will need to book a place. You can view the timetable and book your place here.

If you have any questions contact Karin Mori at or on 01273 603700 ext.203.


Phoenix Brighton
10-14 Waterloo Place
BN2 9 NB

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