Autumn de Forest was just five years old when she first discovered art. She walked into an art studio and fell in love with painting. Luckily, young Autumn had an incredible natural talent for the craft.
Autumn's father, Doug de Forest, learned that Autumn could paint when she was helping him stain wood. Given her own piece of wood, Autumn created a piece of art which still hangs in her family's California home.
What makes Autumn's work so special? Her paintings look like the work of real artists. Autumn paints works by famous artists like Andy Warhol, but with her own unique twist and blend of colors.
7. The Media Spotlight
The media quickly caught onto Autumn's career. Autumn has appeared on national television shows including Inside Edition, as well as on ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC news spots. She's even been invited to lecture at Harvard University.
8. All In The Family?
While we may never know exactly where Autumn's talents come from, you have to wonder if some of her talent is genetic. Autumn's family includes many famous 20th century artists such as Roy de Forest, Lockwood de Forest, and George de Forest Brush. It seems only natural that Autumn would also have artistic talents.
If you want one of Autumn's pieces for your own personal art collection, be prepared to shell out some serious cash. Autumn's pieces fetch high prices, and she's even sold a single piece for $25,000.
10. A Heart For Charity
While Autumn may be bringing in quite the income with the sales of her paintings, she's always had a passion for philanthropy. Autumn has donated to art installations which have supported causes such as The Red Cross, Habitat For Humanity, and rebuilding the New Jersey shore.
11. Saving For College
According to Autumn's father, the sales of her paintings have grossed about $7 million so far. The family has set savings aside for college, as Autumn has aspirations of going to Yale.
As for what's next to come from Autumn? This is only the beginning. After all, she's just 14, and as she continues to grow and learn, her style is likely to change as well. We can't wait to see what comes next from this amazing artist.