Artist With Down Syndrome Explains The Meaning Behind His Paintings

Stunning.

For Andrew Weatherly, a New Jersey-based artist with Down syndrome, art is more than just about creating beautiful things. It's about having an outlet for self-expression, and a way to convey ideas and feelings he otherwise might not be able to communicate through words.  

A Plus set down with Weatherly and his mother to talk about his art, the meaning behind it, and being able to express his individuality. 

Watch the video above to meet Weatherly and get a glimpse at his beautiful work.