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Autumn de Forest Inspires Children in Detroit with Self-Expression Workshop

Earlier this week, a group of excited elementary students in Detroit welcomed a new art teacher to their school… international art superstar Autumn de Forest. The seventeen-year-old De Forest—who has been a professional artist since the age of six—was visiting the Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences to lead a special workshop focused on helping kids develop methods of artistic self-expression. In collaboration with the Park West Foundation, De Forest has conducted similar workshops in cities...

The Inside Stories Behind the Early Works of Autumn de Forest

Autumn de Forest has come a long way since selling her first painting at the age of 6. The 17-year-old art prodigy’s career has exploded—selling out art auctions, holding solo museum exhibitions, and even being named one of Teen Vogue’s “21 Under 21.” Naturally, as her career has evolved, so have the subjects in her art. “Psychology really inspires me as an artist,” de Forest says. “A lot of the recent pieces are very much inspired by the mind.” As this young talent continues to expand her artis...

Art Prodigy Autumn de Forest Appears in Powerful New Shawn Mendes/Khalid Video

Seventeen-year-old artist Autumn de Forest joins a chorus of extraordinary young people telling the world "you can't take my youth away" in a new music video by Shawn Mendes and Khalid. Debuting earlier this month, "Youth" is the latest single from Mendes and Khalid, two of the hottest recording artists of the moment, who both cracked the Billboard Top 10 before the age of 20. In the video for "Youth," the duo features an amazing selection of young people who are all working to change the world...

Autumn de Forest Paints First-Ever Mural at Miami’s Wynwood Walls

Having already exhibited her art in prevalent museums and galleries by the age of 16, art prodigy Autumn de Forest added some street cred to her impressive resume by painting her first-ever mural. Park West Gallery’s youngest artist recently teamed up with Aussie Hair Care to paint a mural at the famous Wynwood Walls in Miami. The Wynwood Arts District is internationally known for its outdoor art installations, including a series of murals by noted artists such as Shepard Fairey, Aiko, and now d...