The Art of Autism is a project which combats the negative news media surrounding autism. It shifts perceptions about autism by blogs and essays by autistic people, experts, parents, and educators. The Art of Autism has art exhibits and entertainment events which feature autistic people. Debra Muzikar, co-founder is the Author of two books "Artism: The Art of Autism: Shattering Myths" and "The Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions." She is a storyteller who writes for magazines an books. Keri Bowers, another co-founder, is a film producer and artist herself. Both Debra and Keri have children on the autism spectrum.