2017 Hometown Hero Award
Alex was awarded the 2017 Hometown Hero Award by the Wisconsin State Assembly on September 14, 2017. Dianne Hesselbein nominated Alex saying "Alex loves painting and creating wonderful pieces of original art. As an artist he has become a hero in our community by creating opportunities for others to enjoy the arts as well." See more photos.
Alex Featured in News-2-You in April 2017
News-2-You is a weekly current events newspaper that provides a way for ALL learners to become connected and engaged to the world around them, offering news at five different reading levels. Alex was featured April 10, 2017. Here is a sample of the story at the regular reading level.
Making A Difference Award
John Stofflet from NBC 15 News awarded Alex the January 2017 Making a Difference award for creating art and opportunities for young adults with special needs. See the broadcast report.
Art Commission for American Family Children's Hospital
11/18/16 - Two media stations, WISC and WMTV, interviewed Alex at the reception as well as James Ewing, a videographer who is making a documentary of Alex's journey through art and business. Here is WMTV's video.
2015 Outstanding Young Philanthropist
11/14/15 - Seven Area Philanthropists Honored, Wisconsin State Journal
11/13/15 - Madison Artists Wins Young Philanthropist, WISC-TV
11/11/15 - Story of Madison's Young Philanthropist of the Year, WISC-TV
11/10/15 - Congrats to Young Philanthropist of the Year, Overture Center
Haunty's 'Take A Bow!' Honors Philanthropists
Middleton Times Tribune, Oct 16, 2014
2013 Annual Report
Overture Center, Oct 2014
2014 Take a Bow reception
Overture Center, Sep. 27, 2014
Lifting Hearts by Sharing His Joy
Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 11, 2014
Annual Paoli Art
Fair Displays Work of Artists With Autism
WMTV, Channel 15, Aug. 10, 2013
Haunty Starts Theatre Arts Fund With Award Money
Middleton Times, Dec. 18, 2011