At two years of age, David Downes began to draw. It would be another few years before he learned to talk, and another 30 until his autism diagnosis. David has a photographic memory, which he puts down to his neurodivergent brain. He can recall the places he has visited in brilliant detail and paint them from his recollections.
‘My autism made me an artist but I wanted a family’
Jan 13, 2023 | Parents & Carers