Autumn de Forest is a fourteen-year-old professional artist, and has been painting for most of her life. Her works are collected around the world, and sell for up to $25,000. Discovery Channel featured her on a child prodigy special, and refers to her this way, “Autumn de Forest is an artistic genius”.  Autumn has done national media tours, has been interviewed by Matt Lauer on the Today Show, featured on Inside Edition, ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC news spots. She has lectured throughout the country for global corporations, universities, charities, and organizations of all kinds. Recently she has been invited to speak at Harvard University on the importance of the arts in education.