On Saturday, May 20th at 10 a.m., Gateway Academy and Artlink will be hosting "Art for Autism," a charity auction at Larsen Gallery in Scottsdale that will feature a variety of artwork with proceeds benefiting Gateway Academy, the Valley's top non-profit school serving students with high-functioning autism.

Guests and art consigners alike are invited to begin bidding at noon. All pieces will have a starting bid of $100.  There will also be live music, light bites and beverages to enjoy while perusing the work of local emerging artists.

CEO and Executive Director at Gateway Academy O. Robin Sweet says, “With the support of Artlink and Larsen Gallery, The Art for Autism Charity Auction is going to be a fantastic event filled with art, music, food, and more. All while increasing exposure for local Arizona artists and providing much needed support to our incredible students here at Gateway Academy.”

The host of the event, Larsen Gallery has been a leader in the secondary art market for 30 years. For this special auction, Larsen Gallery will also be donating 25 works of art with 100% of the proceeds going to Gateway Academy.

“Gateway Academy is serving an incredible purpose here in the community by giving students with high functioning autism a place to belong and a safe place to go to school. We are absolutely honored to help them raise some valuable funds for their school and we hope everyone will join us at the gallery on May 20th for a very special auction,” said Scott Larsen, owner of Larsen Gallery.

For additional event details and to preview the lots as they become available, visit https://gatewayacademy.us/art-for-autism/. The Larsen Gallery is located at 3705 N Bishop Lane in Scottsdale, AZ, 85251.

For more information about Gateway Academy and its services call (480) 998-1071 or visit https://www.gatewayacademy.us/