Disabled artist creates beautiful art

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“People that have disabilities or struggles in life, there is always hope. It takes time but if you take your time, you can sail." Euthym Kontaxis, father of Nicholas, a disabled artist. 

When Nicholas Kontaxis was 15-months-old, he was diagnosed with an extensive brain tumor. It resulted in seizures, autism and developmental delay.

His speech is extremely limited. And even now, Nicholas can have numerous seizures a day.

Despite all of this, Nicholas works around his disability to create beautiful art.  He loves to paint and has turned his love of painting into a career with the help of his parents. Watch the video to check out his exotic paintings. 

On Saturday,  April 1, Nicholas will have a an exhibit from 5pm - 9pm at De Re Gallery in Los Angeles.

There will be 80 art pieces on display. A portion of the proceeds from the paintings will be donated to Autism Care and Treatment.

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