Hench Autism Studies Program to Host Annual Art Show on July 26

July 27, 2012


DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Hench Autism Studies Program at Defiance College will host its fourth annual art show and sale on Thursday, July 26, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. The event will be held in the Women’s Commission Art Gallery on the DC campus.

Participating artists will be selling handmade books, dyed fabrics and napkins, dyed canvas tennis shoes and children's shoes and other items. All items are made by participants in the Hench Summer Program, a summer camp for young adults with autism.

All proceeds from the sale benefit the Hench Autism Studies Program. The show is the culminating event of the Hench Program’s annual summer camp for young adults with autism.

The show is free and open to the public.

Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.