8 Child-prodigy artists who push home decor to extremes
These kids have talent! You'll be amazed at the works they've created at such young ages.
The artwork made by these kids doesn't just hang on the fridge at home — it's in galleries around the world. Take a look at what these youngsters create. You might find a piece perfect for your home decor.
Autumn de Forest
Photo credit: Autumn de Forest Art Fans Facebook page
Just 11 years old, Autumn de Forest is a professional artist who has been painting most of her life. Her works fetch top-dollar prices, and she has also lectured throughout the country for all sorts of organizations. Discover more about Autumn.
Photo credit: Shorya Mahanot Facebook page
Shorya is a 6-year-old boy and one of the world's youngest abstract artists. His favorite painter is Jackson Pollock, and he works with acrylics, too. Shorya has been recognized and featured in international media throughout Asia, England, Europe and the U.S. Learn more about Shorya.
Photo credit: ArtIsEverywhere (painting by Kieron Williamson)
Kieron started drawing at the age of 5 (he's now 11) while on a family vacation. According to Kieron's mom, Michelle, “He loves trying different media, watercolor, acrylics and more recently oils. Kieron has always insisted on good quality adult art materials. He's never been happy with poster paints!" Check out Kieron's gallery.
Sisters Victoria Yin...
Photo credit: Trymael
... and Zoe Yin
Photo credit: Trymael
These two young sisters are astonishing artists. Born in Boston, Victoria, the older of the two sisters, broke into the international art world at the age of 10. She uses surrealism in her works. Younger sister Zoe began drawing when she was 1 year old. By the time she was 8, art collectors and insiders were comparing her to Matisse and Picasso. Learn more about Victoria Yin and Zoe Yin.
Photo credit: Josh Tiessen
Josh was born in Russia to Canadian parents. He became increasingly interested in art by the time he was in elementary school back in Canada. From fine art to photography to graphic design, Josh covers many mediums. He opened his own gallery at the age of 15. Take a closer look at Josh's gallery.
Photo credit: Megawide Foundation Facebook page
Hamzah is 12 years old and is from the Philippines. According to a feature in The Manila Times, Hamzah's father, Renato, said that "when he was 2 years old, from his crib he would always watch me paint." At the age of 5, Hamzah had a work auctioned at the third highest price for a charity auction of the International Care Ministries in Hong Kong. He has produced about 300 pieces of art.
Photo credit: Akiane Art Facebook page
Akiane was born in 1994 in Illinois. She started drawing at the age of 4, started painting at the age of 6 and began writing poetry at the age of 7. According to her website, she "rises at 4 a.m. five to six days a week to get ready to paint in the studio and write, and works for about four to five hours each day. She often works over 100 to 200 hours on a painting, producing eight to 20 paintings a year." Discover more about Akiane.