To celebrate the release of Drawing Autism, edited by Jill Mullin, Akashic Books will be spotlighting certain organizations dedicated to nurturing and developing the talents, artistic and otherwise, of people diagnosed with autism. Today, we’re thrilled to feature The Good Purpose Gallery, located in Lee, Massachusetts. One key element of the Gallery is that it is connected to The Starving Artist Cafe. This cafe offe
the gallery hosted the work of 24-year-old Justin Canha, an artist on the Spectrum from Montclair, New Jersey whose diverse catalog of work such as colorful animal pastels and carnivorous plants will be on view.
By Jenn Smith, Berkshire Eagle Staff Justin Canha is a Renaissance artist whose work ranges from thumbnail-sized cartoon replicas penciled onto pages of well-worn composition books to large-scale colorful carnivorous plants created with charcoal and pastels. The 24-year-old from Montclair, N.J., made his way to the Good Purpose Gallery on Main Street in Lee on Friday afternoon to host a cartooning workshop for studen
AHA – Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association sent this email blast! Our congratulations to Justin Canha, AHA member and very talented artist for his one man show at the GOOD PURPOSE GALLERY in Lee, Mass. (January 4-February 5, 2014- Meet the Artist January 24 at 5:30pm) Anyone who has visited the AHA Offices in NYC at Spectrum Services has seen a number of Justin’s pieces in the main re
In a freshly published “The Best” guide from Berkshire Record, The Good Purpose Gallery scored the Best Public Gallery award in the Arts & Culture category. “The Good Purpose Gallery is aptly named. Not only they are a vivid source of artistic vitality on Main Street in Lee, but they promote creativity far and wide in an effort to further their goal of encouraging and developing the talents of y