Lerman's artistic bent appeared at the age of 10 in the form of charcoal-drawn faces—both people he knows and those he imagines. In 1999 he had his own solo exhibition at the KS Art gallery in New York City.
Lerman has had personal exhibitions, and has also exhibited his work alongside others.
Lerman was also on the MTV television show True Life in the episode "True Life: I Have Autism".
- George Braziller. Jonathan Lerman: The Drawings of a Boy with Autism (2002)
Notes and references
- Blumenthal, Ralph (2002-01-16). "Success at 14, Despite Autism; His Drawings Go for Up to $1,200 and Win High Praise". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-11-05.
- Treffert, Darold. "Jonathan Lerman - An Extraordinary Artist". Wisconsin Medical Society. Retrieved 2007-11-07.
- Exhibit at KS Art
- erstwhile "www.jonathanlerman.com" site
- (see expiration notice for a possible explanation of why that erstwhile site is now history)
- Portraits of Emotion: The Story of an Autistic Savant Documentary about Jonathan Lerman
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