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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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