Truckâ€™N with Vito! is a campaign featuring renowned artist Vito Bonanno, an artist with Autism who is spreading the word through his work that Autism is a gift.
Online PR News – 21-May-2014 – New York, New York – NEW YORK - Launch Party for Truckâ€™N with Vito! on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Umbrella Arts Gallery in New Yorkâ€™s East Village, located at 317 East 9th Street. The gallery is known for its rare shows of extreme talent and is kicking-off Bonanno's traveling art campaign with a reception May 24th from 5-7pm.
Truckâ€™N with Vito! is an exhibition on wheels, a traveling campaign to bring awareness that people with autism and other neuro-diversities need better choices and funding for art related higher education. Bonanno and his artwork will be seen all over Manhattan and Brooklyn at Bushwick open studios, The Howl Festival and in the East Village and Dumbo.
The physical exhibition inside Umbrella Arts from May 24 - July 31 will feature small intimate paintings made by the artist on the road and in his Connecticut-based art studio. This exhibition kicks off a fundraising campaign to keep Truckâ€™N with Vito! going and spreading the word about Autism and artistic talent.
The public is invited to become part of Bonannoâ€™s Indiegogo fundraising campaign to keep Vito Truckin! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/truck-n-with-vito. Vito Bonanno is known for his innovative style of street art merged with images that are inspired by his autism.
Vito Bonannoâ€™s Artmobile will make stops at Fountain Gallery, LAND, the Bushwick Open Studios, and the HOWL Festival in Tompkins Square Park. Other stops in Summer, 2014 include the Sono Arts Festival in Norwalk, CT. In the Fall he will visit the DUMBO Arts Festival, the IAM Festival, OpSail, Envision Fest, LAMP, the SOFA Fair, Miamiâ€™s Wynwood Arts District in December and METRO Curates in January, 2015.
Truckâ€™N with Vito! will be a beacon of light and inspiration to those on and off the spectrum and will promote awareness of the potential of the untapped creative and productive lives that might never have a chance to be realized unless the public, businesses and communities change the way they perceive these artists as cultural contributors and advocate for accessible resources at the State level and beyond.
Since 2010, Vito has exhibited widely throughout Connecticut, New York, Chicago, Miami and the Hamptons. His work has received huge public recognition, he is the recipient of numerous awards and honors given by institutions throughout the Northeast. Vito is a role model for other artists with autism who see the world in a unique and often unfiltered way, and want to share their vision with us. For more information please visit, www.vitobonanno.com