ARTWORK BY YOUNG ADULTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS NOW DISPLAYED AT ZHAN ART | SPACE
30 art pieces by GOLD’s young adults with learning disabilities are now on displayed at ZHAN ART | SPACE in Jaya One, Petaling Jaya.
Generating Opportunities for Learning Disables (GOLD) today also announced the appointment of ZHAN Art | Space, Jaya One as its authorised art dealer. ZHAN Art | Space, a dedicated art space showcasing contemporary fine art will expand its portfolio with ‘Kindness is Easy’, an exhibition featuring 30 exceptional art pieces painted by 15 young adults with special needs. The exhibition which runs from 18 September till 6 October 2019 is inspired by the ‘Kindness Cookies’ ideology which empower the young adults to live on independently and have a productive life.
“Over the past 20 years, GOLD has strived to make an impact and enhance the lives of these young adults. I am confident with the appointment of ZHAN Art | Space as the sole art dealer for GOLD, that these young adults are provided with the right opportunity and platform to showcase their talent and resilience in life through art”, said Juairiah Johari, Founder of GOLD.
“We believe that talent has no limits and art, similarly to beauty, is in fact in the eyes of the beholder. In giving these art pieces a spotlight in ZHAN Art | Space, we strongly believe that it will add strength to the gallery’s commitment to uplifting emerging artist and showcasing contemporary fine art. We are indeed excited to work with GOLD and have 15 talented young adults showcasing their art pieces with us”, shared Dr Tong Gin Chee, Co-Founder of ZHAN Art | Space.
Puan Juairiah added, ‘The ultimate goal of GOLD is to empower these young adults and inspire them to continuously break barriers and not be limited by their disabilities. By exhibiting their art pieces in a public space, it would be a step forward to a brighter future.”
30 art pieces ranges from RM800 to RM1200 will be exhibited at ZHAN Art | Space, The School, Jaya One, from 18 September to 6 October 2019
GOLD's young adults with special needs posing in front of their creations